Category: Owei Lakemfa

Escape – Vanguard News Nigeria

By Owei Lakemfa I GREW up in Obalende, one of the tough neigbourhoods on Lagos Island where the struggle for survival was a daily challenge. There…

The Truth as a Lie

By Owei Lakemfa I WAS at a friend’s place in Lagos in December. As I arrived, I overheard him having a discussion with a mutual friend.…

A lesson through the ages

IN March 1952, three months before general elections, soldiers in a small country, Cuba, overthrew the government. The coup was led by a candidate and…

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