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TUM 2014: THE URBAN MARKETPLACE

The Urban Marketplace, TUM 2014 edition will take place from 2pm to 6pm on the 20th of July at the…

Custodian Editorial: What does Spain’s poor World Cup signify?

One of the flaws with doing the ThinkTank posts is that it could diminish one’s authority as knowledgeable on a…

The Anelka Legacy

Patrick Vieira won the ball and headed it to Ray Parlour. The ‘Romford Pele’ took a look up and played…

My Nigerian father is the first feminist I knew

My Nigerian father is the first feminist I knew By Oluwamiseun Olufemi-White The title may provoke laughter; it’s possibly one…

Custodian ThinkTank: How do you think Nigeria and England will fare?

Oluwamayowa Idowu: I often joke that God’s idea of a joke was to bless me with good looks, a big…

Custodian ThinkTank: Surprise Package

Oluwamayowa Idowu: I think one of the ‘lesser’ South American teams have it in them to provide something interesting ala…

Custodian ThinkTank: Who will win the World Cup?

Oluwamayowa Idowu: Spain. Those tiki taka obituaries were overstated. Spain could do something no side in world football has done.…

Custodian ThinkTank: Break out Star

Oluwamayowa Idowu: Australia are probably going to be the worst team at the World Cup but Mile Jedinak has been…

Custodian Thinktank: Favorite World Cup Memories

Oluwamayowa Idowu: The ball falls to Sunday Oliseh. He hits it first time. The ball flies past Zubizaretta. In that…

Custodian ThinkTank: Big Team to disappoint?

Oluwamayowa Idowu: Are the Netherlands still a big team? I don’t think Argentina would be any good. Messi has been…

Custodian ThinkTank: All Time World Cup Hero

Oluwamayowa Idowu: Ronaldo. The original Ronaldo. Made me cry when he went missing in the France 98 final. Four years…

Unforgettable World Cup Moments: Rashidi Yekini at USA 1994

USA 1994 marked Nigeria’s World Cup debut. The West Africans won hearts with their style of play and teeming fans.…

Obituary: Dora Akunyili (1954-2014)

Dora Nkem Akunyili; Pharmacist, Public Administrator, Educator and Politician passed away in India on the 7th of June 2014, weeks…

Unforgettable World Cup Moments: Carlos Alberto’s wondergoal vs Italy at Mexico 70

There are some moments that defy understanding and societal expectations. During these moments, time stills. The impossible becomes possible. Ronaldinho,…

Unforgettable World Cup Moments: Phillip Lahm opens the 2006 World Cup

When Germany hosted the 2006 World Cup, much was expected of them. They had been runners up in 2002 and…