Tag: Ololade Ajekigbe

Op-ed EditorNovember 3, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: 4 popular prejudices you must ignore

by Ololade Ajekigbe “Awon wa’ye wa gbadun ni,” he had said in Yoruba. The spectator’s remarks translate literally to “They came to ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 11, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: 4 stars of the past week

by Ololade Ajekigbe The past week was an interesting one. And while an event such as the 50th anniversary of ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 5, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: How to know if you are poor

by Ololade Ajekigbe I have never considered myself rich, in monetary terms. But in the last couple of weeks, my ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 28, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: Cheating and the test of control

by Ololade Ajekigbe I was having a conversation with some friends when the topic drifted to the issue of cheating. ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 20, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: 4 Unwritten rules you must not break

by Ololade Ajekigbe   This article was inspired by a football match I watched last weekend – The Manchester United vs Everton English Premier League game. Belgian ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 13, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: What Mr Eazi needs to know

by Ololade Ajekigbe   “We can all do with some level of praise and criticism. The key is not to ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 7, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: 5 things you must know about Lagos and Lagosians

Smart, street savvy, boisterous and impatient are all adjectives that come to mind when describing the Lagosian. That special breed ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 25, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: Can Buharists and Wailers disagree in peace?

by Ololade Ajekigbe Mr President has returned home after being away on medical vacation for 104 days. His arrival and ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 17, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: 7 ways Nigerians have made Shameless the New Cool

by Ololade Ajekigbe Scenario 1: The president of the most populous black nation in the world jets off to the ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 10, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: Why do we have these female clichés and labels?

by Ololade Ajekigbe The average single woman in her late twenties and above is tagged “Strong and Independent,” while the ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 2, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: What Google Instant Street View means for us

by Ololade Ajekigbe You can now explore the vibrant city of Lagos from your couch. Naija, Street View has landed. ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 29, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: How to be a Nigerian politician

by Ololade Ajekigbe They are the Mac daddy of modern day Nigeria, the ones who call the shots in every ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 14, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: The tragedy of the Lagos big boys club

by Ololade Ajekigbe You finally secure a job after years of job hunting. Prior to that time, you had to ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 7, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: Before you ruin yourself on social media

by Ololade Ajekigbe   Don’t sabotage yourself. Don’t be the clog in the wheel of your own progress. In this ...

Op-ed EditorJune 14, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: 5 solid reasons why you should embrace failure

by Olalade Ajekigbe It’s at the top of our prayer point list – Failure be gone! Nobody wants to be ...

Op-ed EditorJune 6, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: Nigerians and our unhealthy obsession with titles

by Ololade Ajekigbe   She had gradually become a regular face in that social space. A convivial setting where old ...

Op-ed EditorMay 27, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: 007 Remembrance | Roger leaves me wanting Moore

by Ololade Ajekigbe   As a kid, there were not too many entertaining moments that beat the time spent watching ...

Op-ed EditorMay 19, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: No, men are not trash

Ololade Ajekigbe “Yoruba men are demons” “Short people have an inferiority complex” “Feminists don’t make good wives” “Ijebu people are ...

Op-ed EditorApril 26, 2017

Olalade Ajekigbe: How not to give thanks

by Olalade Ajekigbe I was watching the clip of the interview of a young lady who was responding to the unfortunate ...

Op-ed EditorApril 20, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: How to be a successful whistleblower

It is stale gist that the most attractive and lucrative career in this part of the world right now is ...

Op-ed EditorApril 13, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: “Efenomenon” and the power of goodwill

by Ololade Ajekigbe “How rewarding has writing been for you?” he asked. “Do you make money from blogging?” She wanted ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 24, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: Much ado about Big Brother

by Ololade Ajekigbe The Big Brother Reality TV show has been a subject of debate since it began broadcasting in ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 17, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: And we die differently too

by Ololade Ajekigbe The Nigerian story is one that never ceases to fascinate. We are different in so many ways. Our ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 11, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: The curious case of Seun Egbegbe

by Ololade Ajekigbe When I was a fresher at the University of Ibadan, I stayed in the hostel. The prestigious ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 20, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: Before you slide into that DM…

by Ololade Ajekigbe It’s the “Inbox” on Facebook, and the “Direct Message” on Twitter and Instagram. It simply refers to ...

ToluDecember 31, 2016

Ololade Ajekigbe: My top 5 lessons of 2016

  by Ololade Ajekigbe   Since last year I started to document and do a post on the lessons I ...

Isime EseneJuly 20, 2016

Opinion: Nigerians, worry about yourselves, Remi Tinubu and Dino Melaye will be fine

by Ololade Ajekigbe Two lawmakers butt heads and engage in a war of words on the floor of the upper legislative ...

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