Category - From the Past

A NATION WITHOUT A GUIDE

A NATION WITHOUT A GUIDE 
By Uthman Shodipe
 
THE anarchical theme will not go away, it deepens still as the twists and con­volutions of power hurry...

WHOSE INDEPENDENCE?

 
WHOSE INDEPENDENCE?
By Uthman Shodipe
IT was the bright dawn of free­dom. The yoke of colonialism had been largely severed across the African continent...

INTIMATIONS OF A FINITUDE

INTIMATIONS OF A FINITUDE
By Uthman Shodipe
THERE is a grim certitude now in the Nigerian isle. There is that bold prophetic affirmation resonating in the...

ALL QUIET ON THE FRONT

ALL QUIET ON THE FRONT
By Uthman Shodipe
There is an unnatural turpitude in the political firma­ment. There is an encroaching still­ness in the air. There is...

MUSINGS ON POWER’S RIOT

MUSINGS ON POWER’S RIOT
By Uthman Shodipe
There was a poignant memorability in the  encounter. There was an imperishable dis­tinction constituting...

INTERVENTION OF THE GODS

INTERVENTION OF THE GODS 
By Uthman Shodipe
IN the cosmology of ancient Hellene, there was a uniform cultural guid­ance which graced every nuance of life...

SEQUELTO A METAPHOR

 SEQUEL TO A METAPHOR
By Uthman Shodipe
IT’s the road again and its fam­ished people. The faces are still detained in the scarifying largeness of...

THE ROAD AS AMETAPHOR

THE ROAD AS A METAPHOR
By Uthman Shodipe
JUST before the road of de­spair, there is a cordon of af­fluence and security. Here there is the comfort of...

NO LONGER AT EASE

NO LONGER AT EASE
By Uthman Shodipe
NOT too long ago, there was an air of rout and conquest. Everywhere, there was this invincible intimation, the seeming...