Author Archives: Wola Adeyemo

Bagauda Kaltho: The News, Widow, Others Tackle Mahdi Shehu Over Bomb Claim

Bagauda Kaltho: The News, Widow, Others Tackle Mahdi Shehu Over Bomb Claim

When one Madhi Shehu, a medical doctor and activist said in an interview on the Arise Television recently that the late journalist, Bagauda Kaltho, was indeed the one who detonated a bomb at Durbar Hotel in Kaduna on January 18, 1996, it was apparent that he had stirred up the hornets’ nest. Mahdi, in doing

Second Term for Tompolo

I recall now that moment of frenzy in the year 2015 when General Muhammadu Buhari returned to power, this time, as a civilian head of government. The wild jubilation, the pump and the bravado by party men and women as well as supporters across the land that the saviour had come. The man many expected

Where Are The Winning Mates?

In the months of May and June, Nigerians temporarily dropped the whining over the style of governance of President Muhammadu Buhari and the parlous state of the economy to cheer the political parties. They wanted the parties to give us candidates who can change the narrative. This is so we can have competitive choices to

Our Husband, The Abuser!

Our Husband, The Abuser!

You remember that time we became the butt of jokes in the sub-region? The time people offshore saw affliction in our new found head, and made that their business; howling that our beloved leader was spent? It would not have warranted a recall, if at home we were not made to pay for the unkind

The Chrisland Saga: A Case for the Minors

It is a welcome development that the Lagos State government and the police are taking more than a passing interest in the unfortunate sex scandal involving some pupils of Chrisland School, Lagos. The debate so far has centered on whether the girl in the midst of the affected pupils was raped or not. That, though

His Excellency, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Chief Wole Olanipekun, OFR, SAN and HRM Gbolahan Lawal, Oniru of Iru Land

Toast to a Legal Colossus

Amazing grace How sweet the sound That saved a wretch like me I once was lost, but now I’m found Was blind, but now I see ………………………… …………………………. My God, my Saviour has ransomed me [ransomed me] And like a flood [like a flood] His mercy rains [mercy rains]. That is the favourite song of

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The Trouble with Our E-learning

Corona virus is a bastard. It threw the world into an emergency, minified otherwise powerful leaders and put the economy of great and small nations in shambles. But it did more than that. The pandemic, otherwise known as Covid-19, also threatens the future of our children. Children who are thrown out of school are uncertain

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A Virus And Its Victims

We get the news from other lands everyday about the tragic deaths from coronavirus. We have almost exhausted the safety measures copied from those places. Yes, the deaths in our domain have not hit the roof, but we have lost people too, at home and abroad. They are not the only victims of the virus.

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