JIGAWA CORPER

He was into the last days of his housemanship when the list for the National Youth Service Corp, *NYSC programme was released. It wasn’t the same way it was with other not well known schools with fragile structures, his was one of the first generation universities where the structures around post-schooling activities was built around […]

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LIBYA: THREE YEARS AFTER GHADDAFI’S FALL

Since the death of Ghaddafi three years ago, Libya has witnessed things other nations took centuries to see within a short space of time. It appears Ghaddafi’s assertion that Libya will be ungovernable without/after him (in his failed bid to remain in power, in the heady days of the Libyan arm of the ARAB SPRING) […]

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WOLE SOYINKA. ICON. LEGEND.

It was in Primary Four that I had my first contact with Professor WOLE SOYINKA, not in person but through the literature textbook for that year- THE TRIALS OF BROTHER JERO. I haven’t met him personally till date though I had stood a few meters from him when he visited the Lagos University Teaching Hospital […]

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POST HEGIRA

Moving to Lagos wasn’t easy for him. Because he had to resume almost less than forty-eight hours after leaving Maiduguri, he decided to head straight for Lagos, after briefly setting eyes on his family sheltering in Abuja at his uncle’s. He assured his wife, that as soon as things got sorted out in Lagos, he […]

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