Candid Notes

She ‘married’ her best friend’s dad!

She ‘married’ her best friend’s dad!

OPEN marriages work when one partner, usually the wife, turns a blind eye to her husband’s shenanigans. In most cases, the husband is usually careful not to push his luck by always flaunting his trophies. In a few cases, however, wives have been known to forgive the humiliation of a serial adulterer all in the name of love and a sad excuse of hanging on to the marriage.
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Season of mean men

Season of mean men

By Yinka Odumakin HUMANITY has never been in want of depraved and very mean humans who are so drained of its essential ingredients. One of the most inconsiderate statements ever made in history was the phrase “let them eat cake” first attributed to Marie Antoinette in 1789, supposedly having been uttered during one of the […]

Still on Nigeria’s clash of civilisations

Still on Nigeria’s clash of civilisations

By Yinka Odumakin This country has witnessed raw deals that Hisbah is capable of meting in violent violation of the Constitution and the further enforcement of anarchy the zealots are capable of rolling out as outlaws THE Nigeria Broadcast Commision is currently tongue-tied over a letter wrirten by the Sharia Board in Kano (Hisbah) to […]

This ‘non-negotiable unity’

This ‘non-negotiable unity’

By Yinka Odumakin MAY God bless the soul of the late Sir Olaniwun Ajayi, a very deep and learned man. Hardly anyone ever sat with him without something to take away. When he had just 48 hours more to live, he phoned to indicate that he wanted to see me. I was in Ibadan that […]

Scorpions and frogs of Nigeria

Scorpions and frogs of Nigeria

By Yinka Odumakin I WAS talking of how comprehensive incompetence of some of our compatriots who lack ability to lead is doing much damage to this country, and may sentence it to death if we don’t reset the country quickly. The wonder in the piece was the likely dangers we face with those who went to […]

Comprehensive incompetence killing Nigeria

Comprehensive incompetence killing Nigeria

By Yinka Odumakin I HAVE a brother that is always warning every now and then that one should always be wary of  mingling with incompetent people as they can cost you everything. Incompetence can be defined simply as lack of ability. This deficiency has led to disastrous consequences for Nigeria, especially as those who lack […]