Iya Rainbow, Mama Awero honoured on International Women’s Day

Veteran actresses, Mrs Idowu Philips aka Iya Rainbow and Mrs Lanre Hassan Adesina aka Iya Awero have been honoured in commemoration of the 2021 International Women’s Day. The super stars were honoured by International Breweries in a green carpet event that was held in Lagos. The event had a band of poets, drummers, and dancers […]

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#EndSARS: ‘FK’ Abudu, Odunayo, Damilola make TIME’s Next 100 list

Damilola Odufuwa; Odunayo Eweniyi; Feyikemi ‘FK’ Abudu Aisha Ife; Courtesy Odunayo Eweniyi and Feyikemi ‘FK’ Abudu Three influential #EndSARS campaigners Feyikemi ‘FK’ Abudu, Odunayo Eweniyi and Damilola Odufuwa have been included in TIME magazine’s Next 100 list as emerging leaders who are shaping the future. The Time100 Next list which was released today is an […]

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NBA Ikeja holds Fawehinmi annual lecture Friday

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Ikeja Branch will on Friday host its annual ‘Fawhinmism’ lecture, in honour of the late rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Chief Gani Fawehinmi. The event with the theme: ‘The constitutional history of Nigeria’s dysfunction: Any pathway to indivisibility and common progress?’ will hold at the Oranmiyan Hall, Airport […]

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Sikiru Ayinde Barrister: Prophet without honour (3)

By Tunde Odesola   Birth, breath and death; three seeds cohabiting in the same pod. Birth-breath-death: Sikiru Ayinde Balogun’s earthly journey in a winged chariot driven by fate, fuelled by freewill. Fatefully, Ayinde was born by a butcher father and a pepper-seller mother. Utterly, he had no say over the spermatic fluid that shot him […]

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Sikiru Ayinde Barrister: Prophet without honour (2)

By Tunde Odesola Barrister wasn’t a stark illiterate. He wasn’t an academic either. But he created Fuji, a music brand that has swallowed various pre-existing Yoruba music such as Sakara, Apala, Awurebe, and paralysed erstwhile top-of-the-chart music, Juju. However, there are many ‘ifs and buts’ that could have changed the success story of Fuji since […]

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