Category Archives: Opinions

The Rise And Fall Of Akinwunmi Ambode “Baba Sope” Political Ideology And The Myth Of Yoruba Omoluabi Ethos By Kayode Ogundamisi

A Piece written by Kayode Ogundamisi. It is faulty to equate the deep loyalty Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu attracts in Lagos as exemplary of ‘Omoluabi loyalty’ or being reflective of the entire Yoruba or South-West populace. Ondo State electorate will argue for example that they “liberated” themselves without compromising the ‘Omoluabi’ ethos. In the 2012…

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The Wider Implications of the Kemi Adeosun Scandal – Written By Olukayode Odeyinde

Written by Olukayode Odeyinde It is few months to general elections in Nigeria and expectedly every issue is viewed through a political prism, with major players in the polity trying to gain advantage from this. However, Kemi Adeosun’s certificate scandal has wider implications that patriotic and non-partisan people must bring to the fore. According to…

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Kofi Annan: The Quintessential Liberation Internationalist Written By Professor Bolaji Akinyemi

This is a tribute written Professor Bolaji Akinyemi who was Nigeria’s former Minister of External Affairs at the Kofi Annan Memorial under the auspices of the United Nations and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abuja. I am honoured and humbled to be invited to add my own voice to the…

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Will Otedola Mythology Haunt The APC In Lagos State? – By Dele Momodu

A piece by Dele Momodu. Fellow Nigerians, if you are under the age of 30, you may not readily understand what I have called the “Otedola mythology” in this heading. Let me, therefore, take little time to explain, or describe, the meaning. Otedola is a Yoruba name that translates into English as conspiracy turns to fortune.…

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Album Review: ‘About 30’ Will Further Strengthen Adekunle Gold’s Legacy -By Azeez ‘Kay Calypse’ Olalekan

Adekunle Gold an urban highlife and alternative music artiste graced us with the release of his sophomore album titled ‘About 30’. The hugely anticipated record, which contains 14 songs, features Flavour, Seun Kuti, DYO and the Lagos Community Gospel Choir. Previously released songs, ‘Ire’ and ‘Money’ made the cut for the album. Other songs on ‘About 30’…

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“I Got Hooked On Opioids After Liposuction” – Kanye West Reveals In Exclusive Interview With TMZ

Kanye West had liposuction and started popping painkillers … all leading up to the 2016 breakdown that landed him in a hospital for more than a week. Kanye revealed his battle with opioids during his appearance Tuesday on “TMZ Live” … as he talked about going to visit then President-elect Trump in December of 2016. He says, “I…

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