Grailland: Haven of peace, spiritual refuge (Part 3)

By Oyeyinka Oludayisi Fabowale A Trinket Box Besides its picturesque landscape, another feature  which makes Grailland unique is the tolling of the Grail bells – done twice – early in the morning and in the evening. The haunting scintillating sound, which can be heard all over the sprawling community, is a reminder to residents to […]

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Grailland: Haven of peace, spiritual refuge (Part 2)

By Oyeyinka Oludayisi Fabowale Of course, it wasn’t my first time as a border on Grailland. Being a member of Grail Movement –Nigeria, I often stayed at the settlement, the headquarters of the not-for-profit organization and residence to some of its thousands of members, when attending major events there. These include retreats, public lectures, the […]

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Despite ban, Okada riders still rule Lagos roads

Some Okada riders between the road dividing Teslim Balogun Stadium and National Stadium in Surulere, Lagos, where motorcycle operations are prohibited on Thursday, February 11, 2021. Photo: Dennis Erezi When the authorities in Lagos State, Nigeria’s commercial capital and one of the country’s most populous states, banned commercial motorcycles and tricycles from major routes in […]

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Grailland: Haven of peace, spiritual refuge (Part 1)

By Oyeyinka Oludayisi Fabowale Light taps on the door roused me from the half-sleep state I was trying to deepen. Discomfited but not vexed, I was a tad sluggish climbing out of bed, as I wondered who it was this time. Two louder knocks impatiently followed, protesting or, perhaps, chiding that act of hesitation and […]

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As Moghalu, Uba, Soludo, others battle for Anambra governorship ticket

Before the release of the timetable and schedule of activities for the Anambra State governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, subtle campaigns to succeed Governor Willy Obiano have become an open affair. According to the January 19, 2021 INEC timetable, political parties participating in the election are expected to hold their primaries between […]

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Ikare – Akungba Akoko road turning into Ondo worst death trap

Sympathisers at the scene after the latest accident The agrarian community of Akungba Akoko in the Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State was thrown into mourning on Saturday, January 23, 2021, after a road accident which occurred opposite the Adekunle Ajasin University, killing many people, including some students of the institution. The […]

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