Essays / The Pontifical Papers

ON MURDERED BISHOPS, OBA AKIOLU OF LAGOS, ETC, ETC | by Ayo Sogunro

In the year 1170, the king of England, Henry II, was getting some flak from one Thomas Becket, the Archbishop of Canterbury. The Archbishop had been very upset that the king had blindsided him at a political event and, in retaliation, the bishop set out to diligently excommunicate political associates of the king. In those … Continue reading

Essays / The Pontifical Papers

A WORD FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO SEE MORE YOUTHS IN POWER | By Ayo Sogunro

It has become somewhat popular these days for people to discuss the role of and opportunities for, what I will call “youths in power”. As an example, my amiable acquaintance, Ohimai—a young man who has demonstrated the administrative capacities of young people with quiet aplomb—and certain other people in the public space have touted a … Continue reading