Odumakin to Soyinka at 89: Your genius is lifelong

Obi, Sanwo-Olu celebrate icon President of Centre for Change Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin has described Nobel Laureate Prof Wole Soyinka as a genius of poesy who “captivates us in its gripping hold, not once, not twice but lifelong.” Okei-Odumakin, who is also the President of Women Arise for Change Initiative, stated this in a birthday titled […]

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Tinubu celebrates Wole Soyinka at 89

President Bola Tinubu has poured encomiums on the Nobel Laureate and elder statesman, Prof. Wole Soyinka, a professor, on his 89th birthday, describing him as a veritable source of support, inspiration, and encouragement. The president, who called the literary giant a brother and comrade in the struggle for the restoration and entrenchment of democracy and […]

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An Abuja poolside sit- out with Niyi Osundare

Olusunle, Osundare and Nyitse By Tunde Olusunle Typical of the extremely organised personality that he is, the multiple award-winning poet, Niyi Osundare, had already “served notice” of his imminent visit to Nigeria, weeks before he came. He had been invited by the organisers of the “Nigerian National Order of Merit,” (NNOM), to deliver a lecture […]

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Osoba, Akeredolu, Fayemi launch A Reporter And His Beat amid hope of better Nigeria after 2023 elections

From Right: Founder and Chancellor, African American University, Porto Novo, Benin Republic, Prof Ben Ezeohagwu; Chairman, Gaskiya Media Limited and former Executive Director of TELL News Magazine, Mr Dare Babarinsa; former Chairman, Nigerian Governors’ Forum and immediate former Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi; Ondo State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mrs Bamidele Ademola-Olateju, […]

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Yinka Fabowale’s ‘A Reporter And His Beat’ Out, enriches Journalism literature

At last, the book ‘A Reporter and His Beat’, written by veteran journalist, Yinka Fabowale, will be launched next Wednesday in Lagos. This was contained in a statement on Tuesday titled  “A Reporter and His Beat out!”, by Banji Ayoola for and on behalf of the author. A memoir of his more than 30 years […]

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A Reporter And His Beat … A Gift Not Just A Book

By Banji Ayoola A Reporter And His Beat is a gift, not just a book. To enrich whoever holds it in his hands and examines it seriously. A precious gift drawn from invaluable treasures streaming from inexhaustible sources unusual, higher, luminous and beyond the ordinary. From which the humble author was permitted to draw riches […]

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‘A Reporter And His Beat Is A Gift, Not Just A Book’

Casting Off The Veil To Say “Thank You!” By Yinka Fabowale Dear friends, a thousand thanks cannot suffice to express my appreciation and joy at your overwhelming show of love and outpouring of good wishes on the announced debut of my book, A REPORTER AND HIS BEAT! Mo dupe pupo, Dalu, Nagode. For those who […]

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Elebuibon, Olatubosun, don harp on harnessing Yoruba cultural heritage through Ijala

Oyo State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun, the Araba Awo of Osogbo, Chief Yemi Elebuibon, a Professor of Legal History, Prof. Akinkunmi Adegbola Alao, and other culture advocates have stressed the need to constantly look into ways of harnessing the intellectual foundation of an indigenous genre of music, ‘Ijala’, in developing […]

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