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Layinka: A new beginning at the Bench

Layinka: A new beginning at the Bench

There was an atmosphere of outpouring of felicitations and well wishes at the Banquet Hall, Lagos House, Ikeja, on Thursday May 30, as the Governor of Lagos, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, sworn in 13 new Justices…

FA Cup: Can United avoid lightning striking twice?

FA Cup: Can United avoid lightning striking twice?

According to experts the chances of getting struck by lightning even once are 1 in 15,300. But the odds of getting struck by lightning twice in one’s lifetime are at 1 in 9 million! Coincidentally…

Much Ado About Concussion

Much Ado About Concussion

The scene Loris Sven Karius is a German professional footballer (used to be the 1st choice goalkeeper for Premier League club, Liv- erpool). He represented Germany at Youth level. Born in Biberach, Karius began his…

The Tale of a Non Contagious Central Nervous System Disorder

The Tale of a Non Contagious Central Nervous System Disorder

The scene TT has always been interested in gym- nastics, it’s something he’s done up to until 8 years ago when he sustained a devastating head injury that changed his life forever. On a particular…

Are Youths the Panacea for Nigeria’s Problems?

Are Youths the Panacea for Nigeria’s Problems?

In 2021, after the COVID-19 pandemic, my husband and I engaged in a pet project that required us conducting candid interviews with people on the streets to gain insight into their perceptions of Nigeria, their…

Random Musings: Nigeria and Our Brand of ‘Democracy

Random Musings: Nigeria and Our Brand of ‘Democracy

In 18 days, Nigeria will be celebrating 25 years of unbroken democratic governance following the advent of the Fourth Republic on May 29, 1999. Incidentally back then millions of Nigerians watching President Olusegun Obasanjo making…

Muscle cramps

Muscle cramps

Scene 1 The Jamaican team doctor said Usain Bolt had to pull up in the 4x100m relay due to cramp in his hamstring. Bolt’s su- perlative sprinting career ended in disap- pointment when he collapsed…

Are Youths The Panacea For Nigeria’s Problems?

Are Youths The Panacea For Nigeria’s Problems?

In 2021, after the COVID-19 pandemic, my husband and I engaged in a pet proj- ect that required us conducting candid interviews with people on the streets to gain insight into their perceptions of Ni-…

The Paradox That Is Nigeria

The Paradox That Is Nigeria

Like billions of people living outside the geographical entity called Nige- ria, those living inside the 923,768 km² that make up the 14th largest country on the continent of Africa, Nigerians would love nothing more…

Hush…hush…hush…not Hushpuppi!

Hush…hush…hush…not Hushpuppi!

The scene Nora ‘’started singing from her mother’s womb’’. It’s been a lifelong passion. She does her thing at events, clubs… Then the opportunity came to audi- tion for a reality Singing show. Hundreds of…