Opinion

Ayinla Omowura: the Unlettered Genius and Prodigy Unlocked, By Wole Akinyosoye

Ayinla Omowura, was a prodigy unlocked, he sang his heart out on this side of existence and sang himself to the peak of Apala music. He apparently also died with music still locked up inside him. He couldn’t read or write, he composed and sang directly from his heart. He…
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Columns

Insult As Treason and Other Nigerian Idi Amin Dada Stories, By Festus Adedayo

If one may ask, since when did it become a crime or an offence to insult a holder of political office?.. To charge three Nigerian citizens for breach of the provisions of Cyber Crime Act, simply because they told Buhari and Masari that their alleged acts of not taking care of…
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Columns

Should We Hang Abba Kyari On the Crucifix Or Beatify Him?, By Festus Adedayo

Nigerians are beginning to violate the unwritten African code of beatification of the dead which dictates that even when they wore clothes stained with crimson, departed persons considered evil doers should be shrouded in wrappers as white as snow and made not to receive cudgels on account of their bequeathals.…
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Opinion

Will You Be At the Funeral?: A Graveyard Oration for Nigerian Political Parties, By Festus Adedayo

All efforts must be made to return democracy to political parties. Party members must collect their parties from the governors by fastidiously paying their tokens at meetings. Only those who have verifiable means of livelihood should be nominated for party offices. Or else, this funeral of political parties in Nigeria…
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