LEGAL CREATION OF FAMILY LAND UNDER CUSTOMARY LAND TENURE SYSTEM

Hallos, ever wondered how family property is created under the customary land tenure system? Let’s talk about that today. To start with, the family is a very important unit in customary law, under this system, land is rarely held individually but collectively. A family is generally regarded as the man, his wife or wives and…

Ask Me About Good Food (Homemade Wheat Bread)

Hallos! I love homemade! Who doesn’t? Homemade wheat bread is bae, you’ll agree. I made some recently. Here’s how… INGREDIENTS Sifted wheat flour (4 cups) All Purpose Flour (2 cups) Honey (One Overflowing Tablespoonful) Yeast (2 Tablespoonfuls) Milk (Powdered, 1 Tablespoonful) Warm Water to Dissolve Yeast. Vegetable Oil (3 Tablespoonfuls) Salt (Half Teaspoon) METHOD Pour…

Read and Think Outreach V

On the 9th, February 2017, Read and Think Initiative was at Adeniran Memorial Grammar School, Off Blind Centre Road, Ogbomoso, Oyo State. As usual, we were all about purpose, career choices and qualitative education. Our resource person, Mr Ajayi there! Always up to the task. We had a massive turn out… The students were attentive…

VALENTINE’S 01

Somebody wrote me a poem on Val’s Day! Yay! So I did ask a couple of friends to write me a poem each for Valentine. A poem on anything or anyone, just send it to me! That was yesterday, Valentine’s eve. Here’s the first one from the amazing Funminiyi Julius Ajayi! Awwn! Thank you dear! I…

ON GENDER PARITY, EQUITY AND ALLIED MATTERS: DISCOURSE 1.0

“…That’s great news. I guess gender discrimination is also a function of the environment one finds oneself. I’d like to ask; don’t you get worried that women are shooting themselves in the leg? For instance, a friend once reported some man as saying oh, women want equality? Well let them open the car door for themselves, carry their own bags, carry the heavy stuff usually left for men and all. Moreover a woman, a lawyer once even said gender equality activists are causing more problems than bargained for. Now men have fought for and won themselves paternity leave from work because women first fought for maternity leave. In the light of these, do you think the push for gender equality will eventually boomerang and defeat its own purpose?”

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(On a Valentine’s Day) Dread-ed Beard-ed Undark Unfair Excellence of complexion Tender Slender Untall Unshort Perfection of height Omoniwa Omolewa Omo dara sibe Omo dun sibe Omoluabi The effervescence of love The quintessence of virtues The epitome of handsomeness Temitayo Omoyeni Cole My love for you is whole

IGBA N BA JO

Igba n ba jo K’onilu ma gbe ilu lo May the beats not cease At my entrance into the dance May the song not cadence Upon my very first note May the heavens aid me May the earth abet me May my hopes not defer May my dreams not peter May the hen not die…

LAW AND MORALS: PARALLEL LINES OF THOUGHT?

The relationship of law and morals in the jurisprudential sphere has been a subject of debate for years. The questions comes time and time again, are they two inadvertently crisscrossed lovers? Or are they parallel lines that can never meet?