Book Review

In Search of the Real Buhari: Conversation with Femi Adesina, the former president’s spokesman   

Mr Femi Adesina easily comes across as a loyal fan of former President Muhammadu Buhari.…

The historian as public intellectual

A Review of The Historian and Society: Selected Historical Writings of Yusufu Bala Usman, published…

Aliko Dangote celebrates African Young Global Leaders

At the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2011 in Davos, Switzerland, Aliko Dangote, President, and…

How Bola and Atinuke Ige Gave Their Children Wings to Fly

It was Mother Teresa who once said that one powerful way of promoting world peace…

A Review of Yinka Odumakin’s Biography

About two weeks back, I had the honour of invitation to attempt a review of…

Olaopa: The Self as a Patriotic Reformer – The Tales of a Memoirist

Autobiographies and memoirs are very difficult to write. One of the reasons is that they…

Tunji Olaopa: Between Public Service and Intellectualism

Not many people at an early age are privileged with the prescience of the directions…

The Promise of a New Era: A Presidential Campaign ‘Biography’ of Peter Obi

The use of biographies for election campaigns date back decades. Sometimes written in a hurry,…

Oil Theft as a National Pandemic

The Riddle of the Oil Thief by HRM King Bubaraye Dakolo; Purple Shelves Publishers, Lagos;…

God’s Answer to Depression

There is a poignant expression in the Scriptures on the pervasive nature of depression: Why…