Niyi Osundare

FAREWELL TO THE SCHOLAR WITHOUT BORDERS (for Abiola Irele, 1936 – 2017)

By Niyi Osundare When Serendipity conspires with Fate, the result is almost invariably a combination…

Niyi Osundare at three score and 10

By Sunny Awhefeada “Farmer born peasant bred,” Isaac Oluwaniyi Osundare clocked three score and ten…

Forest of a thousand wonders (For Moyo Ogundipe 1948 – 2017)

By Niyi Osundare On the first day of March this year, the art world lost…

Osundare: ‘My Lord, Tell Me Where To Keep Your Bribe’

By Niyi Osundare 1 My Lord Please tell me where to keep your bribe Do…

Calling life by its rightful name (Isidore Okpewho 1941- 2016)

By Niyi Osundare The loss is hard to bear, the shock almost impossible to endure.…

Osundare: Adekunle Fajuyi And The Politics Of Remembrance

By Niyi Osundare My participation in today’s event is prologued by a pleasant serendipity. When…

Adekunle Fajuyi: 50 Years After

Nigerians mark half a century of the death of Lt. Col Adekunle Fajuyi, first military…

Letter To President Jonathan

By Niyi Osundare Dear President Jonathan, let me begin this letter by telling you what…

Truly Phenomenal: Maya Angelou, 1928-2014

Maya Angelou was a victim of the American nightmare and shining example of its dream.…