GISTMASTER: Two things Thisday’s Eniola Bello is probably doing now

By Niyi Tabiti: By the time you are reading this piece, Eniola Bello the Managing Director of Thisday Newspaper will either be eating some sumptuous meal prepared by his new wife, Ayobami or doing what new couples do durning honeymoon. Your guess is as good as mine. Eni-B as he is popularly called has given […]

Afe Babalola:The DSS Raid On Sunday Igboho’s Residence Is Unconstitutional

By Chief Afe Babalola: In the early hours of Thursday, 1st July 2021, a joint team of security operatives consisting of the DSS and the Nigerian Army raided the residence of Chief Sunday Adeyemo, popularly referred to as Sunday Igboho in Ibadan, purportedly based on the intelligence that he had stockpiled arms. According to the […]

Wole Soyinka before Justice Kayode Eso in 1965

On October 15, 1965, the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation building was heavily fortified. The Premier, Chief Ladoke Akintola, was scheduled to address the Region. It was a quarter to 7pm. Akinwande Oshin, who led his crew of three into the newsroom, had two tapes containing the Premier’s speech in both Yoruba and English languages. Just as […]

Tayo Amusan Acquires Shoprite Nigeria franchise

Supermarkets Nigeria Limited (RSNL), owner and operator of the Shoprite stores in Nigeria, by Ketron Investment Limited, a Nigerian company owned by a group of reputable institutional investors led by Persianas Investment Limited. The divestment by Shoprite International is in line with its strategy to change from an ownership model to a franchise model. This […]

Former Lagos Island LG chairman arrested with Cocaine at Lagos Airport

Former Vice Chairman of Lagos Island East Local Government, Kehinde Asekun Shakiru has been arrested with cocaine at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport. He was about boarding Virgin Atlantic Airline at Lagos Airport to London Heathrow Airport, when officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) arrested him. NDLEA says it has seized a […]

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