FATHERS’ DAY: GLO CELEBRATES NIGERIAN MEN

As International Fathers’ Day is celebrated across the world on Sunday, June 20, total telecommunications solutions provider, Globacom, has commended Nigerian men for their role in shaping society. In a goodwill message released in Lagos on Saturday, Globacom described fathers as “super heroes of the family which is the bedrock of society and the basic building block of any nation”. It added that as “joint custodians of the family whose strength helps fuse the home together, they deserve to be acknowledged, celebrated and honoured for their phenomenal roles in their…

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KIMONO: 3 YEARS AFTER, NIGERIA IS STILL ‘UNDER PRESSURE’

By Femi Akintunde-Johnson The bravura and symbolism of June 12, and the elements that coloured its significance, made this tribute impossible to produce last week – contrary to the ideal. Friday, last week, June 10 was exactly three years since the indefatigable reggae maestro and copyright activist, Augustine Onwubuya, the colourful son of Ekeleke Elumelu, in Delta State, danced off stage in his usual lumpy-slumpy ambling steps.  This was my tribute in the same week he died in 2018: “Barely two weeks ago, we were celebrating the shining star of…

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