Gov Peter Obi Quotes That Set The Ruling Class on fire…

“To you young people, Take Back your Country…it is your future they are toying with”. – Peter Obi “I reduced my convoy to 5 vehicles and you cannot buy fuel unless I am in the car”.- Peter Obi “If I sleep in a hotel and have to pay N250k a night, I will be awake all night…feeling like I was robbed”. – Peter Obi “You know there are many big men in Anambra state, so when they want to see me, I say to them I will come to you…

Ilorin is an Ethnogenesis: Response to Kawu’s Anti-Saraki Ilorin Purism By Farooq A. Kperogi, Ph.D. Twitter: @farooqkperogi

This is a difficult column to write because Malam Ishaq Modibbo Kawu, director-general of the National Broadcasting Commission whom Premium Times of August 5, 2018 reported to have questioned Senator Bukola Saraki’s claim to Ilorin origins, is my friend and brother for whom I have the profoundest respect. It hurts to publicly call him out.   At the same time, I entirely align with the angst that inspired his tirade against Saraki. Like Kawu, I’m from Kwara State and find Saraki’s arrogance and suffocating control of the state insufferable. In…

How Man Slipped Hand Into My Bra To Squeeze My Breasts – Adichie

Nigerian author, Chimamanda Adichie has narrated how a ‘big media’ man slipped his hand under her clothes and then into her bra to squeeze her breasts when she was 17 years old. Adichie, who joined the #MeToo movement’ shared the story of her sexual assault at age 17. She spoke at the Stockholm Forum for Gender Equality. According to her, she had written a book of poems and took it to a “big man in the media” who she felt would support her quest to have it introduced to the…

AREE ONAKAAKANFO TITLE :Then and Now

 19 years after Abiola’s death, Yorubas were eagerly waiting for the manifestation of another Aare Ona Kakanfo. Abiola was known to have held traditional titles from all the geo-political zones in the country and even beyond Nigeria. He achieved a rare feat of being the Basorun of Ibadanland and the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, holding the two titles simultaneously. Not many have however thought about it that the beginning of the end was when Chief Moshood Abiola took the Aare Ona Kakanfo title. Though it has been claimed in…