Babafemi Ojudu

For Ayogu, It is Goodnight

I received the sad news of the passing of my former colleague in The Guardian…

How I Started My Journalism Career: Tribute to Chief G.A. Adejuwon

This is my tribute to an important person who, through a simple act of ingenuity,…

A Compelling Case for Afe Babalola Day to Be Declared Now

Aare Afe Babalola's extraordinary life and contributions to education, law, and various sectors make a…

The Pain Frank Kokori Carried to His Grave

Chief Frank Kokori has gone to answer the call of his maker. He was a…

The Falanas: From the Barricade to the Inner Bar

Last Monday Mrs Funmi Falana, Nee Aguda , wife of my friend and Comrade Mr…

The Baritone is Silent, the Giant Sleeps: A Tribute to Chief Alex Olu Ajayi

I was boarding a flight from Toronto in Canada to Thunder Bay when a call…

Tribute to the Late Alex Olu Ajayi, Odoba of Ado Ekiti

High Chief Alexander Olu Ajayi, the Odoba of Ado Ekiti, died today at the age…

Exactly 33 years ago: The big risk 3 journalists took on Okar coup day

Today is exactly 33 years that Major Gideon Okar attempted to overthrow General Ibrahim Babangida,…

Anniversary of Brutality

Today is the anniversary of the coup that brought General Sani Abacha to power. For…

Who Cares ? A Tribute to Odia Ofeimun at 72

Wednesday 17 March 2022 was the 72nd birthday of Odia Ofemun, poet, polemicist, political economist…