Posts by mrsquib:

Letter to Daddy 3

Written on May 8th, 2014 by
Categories: General Articles

Dear Daddy, I hope you are not cross that I bother you with this letter and so soon too. You are in a place of rest but a child like me cannot and will not allow you to forget that he is around and needs Daddy still. Our elders say that “oku olomo ki sun.” (“The dead with offspring left ...
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Uppercrustism

Written on February 17th, 2012 by
Categories: General Articles

I bet you wonder at the heading here – ‘Uppercrustism.’ Probably you did a double take – Uppercrustism? Gosh, ‘wazdat’ in the name of the Queen of England? You may think you’ve just come across a stretchy unit of (perhaps) jaw-breaking balderdash but I assure you, you actually know ...
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Tiger Monitors

Written on May 15th, 2011 by
Categories: General Articles

http://www.learnedsquib.blogspot.com, Where were you all those heady Saturday s and Super Tuesday of April 2011? Probably at home, with your loved ones or friends? You were not indoors throughout,  though on the election days, 2nd, 9th, 16th and 26th April 2011, I guess? You probably went  to t...
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An African Tragedy by Adesina Ogunlana

Written on October 21st, 2010 by
Categories: General Articles

Omo ale Lo n fi ow osi Ju ‘we ile baba re” (Yoruba proverb) (Only a bastard points out his father’s house with his left hand) Sometimes last month, in the fore-teeth of September, I was on official duty as it were, one fine Sunday afternoon, to Ibadan. The occasion was the tha...
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Bar Elders ‘Demoncrazy’ By Adesina Ogunlana

Written on June 28th, 2010 by
Categories: General Articles

One of the most foolish things a young lawyer can do in Nigeria is to give automatic respect to elders, elders of the Bar. Of course everyone knows the elders of the bar. We see them every day-self important personages, some in their fifties, some in their down-turn sixties and many in their sorr...
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Why Impunity Grows

Written on August 13th, 2009 by
Categories: General Articles

I may be wrong but I think Nigeria must one of the best places to commit any manner of crime. And it is not just because it may be relatively easy to give the law a dirty and open slap on the face or to escape detection. ...
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'All Lagosians' By Adesina Ogunlana

Written on June 1st, 2008 by
Categories: General Articles

www.squiblogg.blogspot.com If you are educated, not to talk, learned, and you are not a General Olusegun “Babanyabo” Obasanjo, ex third-term presidential aspirant, ex life-time presidential hopeful, the chances are that, you won’t mind reading newspapers, at least Nigerian dailies....
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Judge's Shameful Behaviour By Adesina Ogunlana

Written on November 4th, 2007 by
Categories: General Articles

Friday the 26th October, 2007 started on a quiet, rather uneventful note for Grace Ibukun Ibidapo. That morning, little did Ibidapo, a married lady lawyer, who works as a judicial assistant in the Lagos State Judiciary know that the day would end on a spectacular, if sad note for her.   In fact...
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The Dame?

Written on October 29th, 2007 by
Categories: General Articles

The Bible has a lot of touching, fascinating stories, so much so that some have irreverently, I dare say ignorantly, dismissed the Golden Book as a mere literature tome. Bible stories are really interesting, I tell you; world beater classics. From page 1 to the very end.   David and Goliath? Fa...
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