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LETTER TO MY MOTHER: OLUWAMISEUN WHITE

This post could potentially be for mothers of creative, idiosyncratic girls everywhere, but mostly, it’s for you Layide. Initially I…

LETTER TO MY MOTHER: KAYODE & AYOTUNDE ADEGBOLA

“Her children show their appreciation, and her husband praises her.” – Proverbs 31: 28 (GNB)  Dear Mum, You are many…

LETTER TO MY MOTHER: DAMINI OLADIPUPO

It’s crazy to think that there was a time when you and I did not see eye to eye. I’d…

LETTER TO MY MOTHER: GEORGETTE MONNOU

Dear Mama, First and foremost I just want to say that I love you. When I was approached to write…

AN ODE TO MONSIEUR WENGER

I’m an Arsenal fan because of my grandfather. You see,  when Grandpa came to England in the 50s to earn…

WHY BRENDAN RODGERS IS THE MANAGER OF THE YEAR

Brendan Rodgers is a funny man. Sometimes, he comes across as one of those people who use words they don’t…

THROWBACK THURSDAY: OBAFEMI AWOLOWO

Chief Obafemi Awolowo was born on March 6, 1909, in Ikenne, Remo, Ogun State, Nigeria. He had his primary school education…

CUSTODIAN THINK TANK: THE PREMIER LEAGUE HALL OF FAME

The Hall of Fame is a concept more common in American sports. Taking a leaf from our friends on the…

INTRODUCING… BETTY ADEWOLE

1. The new face of Tom Ford, Betty Adewole, is a 21 year old from Hackney, London 2. She will…

CUSTODIAN READING LIST

Every week, we shall bring you a list of articles which we find interesting and relevant. Find below, 1) Former Nigerian Vice…

CUSTODIAN EDITORIAL: THE PROBLEM WITH NIGERIA’S ANTI-GAY LAW

By Seun Pinheiro First they came for the Jews and I did not speak out–because I was not a Jew.…

WHAT’S WRONG WITH SCANDAL?

fter writing a great critique on the TV show, Scandal in the Custodian think-tank end of year review, we commissioned…

CUSTODIAN EDITORIAL: PIERS MORGAN WILL WIN

Four years ago, Piers Morgan was one of my role models. Piers Morgan is an Arsenal fan. I am an…

AFROGALA IN PICTURES

The Afro Caribbean Society of Imperial College, London organise a much lauded cultural showcase every year. It’s called Afrogala and…

DENNIS BERGKAMP: CLOSE TO GOD

Arsenal unveil a statue to honour Dennis Bergkamp today. I pay tribute to my favourite footballer of all time whilst…