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Becoming Taiwo Taiwo

Kunle Ajibade shows that Chief Mrs Taiwo Taiwo, in her autobiography, My Mother’s Daughter, is a champion who fights a good fight, a businesswoman and an entrepreneur who is ready to learn from professionals in fields other than her own

Photo News: Amaechi, RMD, others attend Wole Soyinka’s book launch

It was an evening of music spiced with readings of excerpts from Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka's new book, Chronicles Of The Happiest People On Earth, a new book her published at 86.

Paying the Price for Press Freedom in Nigeria

It was Sir Tom Stoppard, the British playwright and screenwriter that succinctly opined that “I still believe that if your aim is to change the world, journalism is a more immediate short-term weapon.” This much was demonstrated at the screening of The Avalon Daily’s documentary – Paying The Price (Press freedom in Nigeria), held at Freedom park, Lagos.

Tribute for Kunle Ajibade

If you knew Kunle Ajibade in his early days of journalism, he would not invoke the image of a jailbird who had squawked fear down the entrails of military brutes. He was no political reporter or commentator. He was ensconced in books, especially of the type that traded in metaphors and sometimes cryptic narratives alien to those who ran affairs in the country.

Kunle Ajibade @ 60

It was indeed a colourful day. One you would wish lingered for a little longer, but then every good thing does come to an end. After a colloquium held at the National Institute Of International Affairs with the topic of discuss being: A brighter future for Nigeria and how to get there, the second session: Cultural Evening which took place at Freedom Park, Lagos Island on Wednesday, 30th May was even more exciting.

Photo News: Faces at Kunle Ajibade’s Colloquium

Earlier today, Omoluabi to the core, Mr Ajibade on the occasion of his 60th birthday, was today honoured in a two in one celebration at a one-day colloquium organised by Friends of Kunle Ajibade at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Kunle Ajibade colloquium: Ajibade, a man worthy of emulation

Iconic and renowned journalist, editor and author, Mr Kunle Ajibade is an Omoluabi who served as a reporter for various media houses – a Senior Correspondent for The African Concord, Assistant Editor with The African Guardian, and then assumed different editorial and management responsibilities in the now rested Tempo and A.M News titles, before becoming the Executive Editor of TheNEWS magazine and P.M.News.

Biodun Jeyifo’s Humanising Pedagogy by Kunle Ajibade

By Kunle AjibadeWhen we learnt on December 14 1987 that Dr Biodun Jeyifo had resigned from the University of Ife, the anger in the...

Of Gbadegesin’s Sense of Duty

By Kunle Ajibade William Faulkner, the winner of the 1949 Nobel Prize in Literature, wrote in one of his novels, Requiem for a Nun,...

Which Path To Economic Growth And Development In Africa?

By Kunle AjibadeLast week, The Economist of London (June 20th – 26th 2015 edition) ran a story on the near-collapse of the economy of...

Experts Decry Dearth Of Investigative Journalism

Eromosele EbhomeleProminent Nigerian journalists have decried the dearth of  investigative journalism by practising journalists in Nigeria as a way of correcting societal ills.Some of...

P.M.NEWS Is 20 Today

P.M.NEWS, Nigeria’s leading and only surviving evening newspaper, is exactly 20 years today and we have every cause to beat our chest for weathering...

Exclusive: Wole Soyinka reflects on his life at 80

Professor Wole Soyinka gives a broader view of his life at 80 in a scintillating interview with the TheNEWS. It's a must watch and...

Yoruba leaders should forge a synergy –Senator Ayo Fasanmi

Funsho ArogundadeFrontline politician and Afenifere chieftain, Senator Ayo Fasanmi, has urged fellow Yoruba leaders to forget their differences and close the ranks for the...

Community Organising As Nation Building

By Kunle AjibadeThe British academic, rabbi and author of The Politics of Hope, Professor Jonathan Sacks, observes that community is society with a human...

Championing The Cause Of African Women

By Kunle AjibadeLet me begin with Chinweizu, the non-conformist pan-African intellectual who wrote The West and the Rest of Us, a lucid, penetrating and...

A Combatant’s Chronicle Of The Nigeria–Biafra War

By Kunle AjibadeIt is quite thoughtful that General Godwin Alabi–Isama has chosen Nelson Mandela’s birthday to present his book, The Tragedy of Victory. For...

Defending Our Votes

By Babafemi OjuduLet me start my reflections on the sanctity of electoral mandates with a personal experience of the burdens of the violation of...

In Celebration Of A Master Carver

By Kunle AjibadeThere is an anecdote in this well-produced coffee table book with which I would like to begin this review. One day, when...

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