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A BLIND PANIC FLIGHT FROM FELA’S AFRIKA SHRINE

– Written by Tayo Faloye. Going back memory lane, I remember a day at Ikeja bus stop, by Under Bridge, in the wee hours of the morning we were returning from the Afrika Shrine, Pebble Street, after one of Fela’s electrifying Friday performances. Don’t let your imagination run wild yet. …

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Husband Material: HOW TO COOK OWU STEW

I decided to be the chef by once again displaying my culinary skills to cook what I termed “Owu Stew” for the home this weekend against madam’s wishes, who didn’t want me to mess up her kitchen. In our local pidgin parlance, Owu means to be broke or without money. …

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BIG BOOT: The Awo Sculpture

  Following the furor over the Obafemi Awolowo sculpture with a big boot at Ikeja, personally and honestly, I don’t see what the fuss is about with this piece of work. To me, the boots are symbolic. It could be the sculptor’s way of expressing that Awo left a shoe …

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