March 23, 2020

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First their feet were gummed down and clamped in invisible vices, next appeared Esu amidst a retinue of minstrels intoning his cultic hymn. Since he is the toughest, he does not survive in the hands of the cannibals.

He is in a new world. Esu and the Vagabond Minstrels. Find a copy online Links to this item gateway. Osofisan also satirizes religious hypocrisy in the society. Towards the tail end of that regime, corruption had become part of Gowon’s political agenda. Similar Items Related Subjects: Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private. Kunle the focus in the play insists on enforcing his father’s will that empowers him to take over the leadership of his father’s company on his thirtieth birthday.

Any attempt to expose her fraudulent activities is always fraudulent activities is always resisted with violence. Obviously, Chief Ereniyi and his wife are behind it all. New Horn Press, Soon after I joined the school in OctoberI had a conversation with the Chairman of the PTA about the possibility of the students performing the annual school play before a larger audience.


He confesses this to Lawal: The choices of doomed minstrels are, ironically, human choices in a society overflowing with evils, with human degradation, mass poverty and dispossession. It cannot be done.

Peterson, those extremely prosperous customers of yours, are arrested in Kano. Peterson pays into the account, a sum of N15, Men who are entrusted with high responsibility betray the trust reposed in them.

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Create a free website or blog at WordPress. If you remember, the date 5 January, is the day AFTER that “miserable third class officer” as you call him, is found dead near your office, Chief. You already recently rated this item. Who, in any Ministry whatsoever, does he think will accept ten percent indeed!

The newspapers are filled with stories of corruption, bank frauds, drug peddling, currency faking etc.

Esu and the Vagabond Minstrels

With a leader like this in place, the future of Nigeria can be guaranteed. Do you know him madam? Other causes of corruption are the state of social disintegration caused by the Nigerian civil war, lack of essential social services, unemployment and underemployment, population pressure, political instability and vagabodn inequitable application of the law. Click here to sign up.

He was resigning “for one reason-to arrest the tardiness, possibly the unwillingness to arraign before the court of law, the members of staff that looted the People’s Bank and tge away with millions of naira that was intended for the common man. I hope you enjoy the production as much as the children have enjoyed preparing for it.


Femi Osofisan Find more information about: The frequent invocation of his name is symbolic. Works cited Ajibade, Kunle. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

The Oriki of a Grasshopper and Altine’s Wrath. Osofisan is very optimistic that such leaders can arise. What kind of business, and so lucrative a business, did you carry on with Dr. Some of the charges levelled against the Esons are reported by Inspector Akindele and his assistant, Coral: These are the shop owners like Orisatoba, Bimbola Dare, Fatosin and Elebute who use their positions and businesses to create artificial scarcity and inflation ad the poor continue to suffer.

Meanwhile, the Chairman sacks the two beggars for giving him false information. He does not see anything wrong in taking kickbacks. Please verify that you are not a robot. This site uses cookies. Services on Demand Article. However an Olashore education is about so much more than academic success.

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Don’t be silly; is it the same thing? Yet, the activities of all the political office holders and powerful elite and capitalists became difficult to be coordinated. Federal Ministry of Justice,