Not as much as you would expect has been written about this dude. And that’s a shame. For someone who has been in optimal performance on Nigeria’s increasingly storied tech and start-up stage for close to 15 years, that Opeyemi Awoyemi’s google search doesn’t cough up a mighty ton of media links is just… weird.
It was 10pm on a Friday. Work had dragged on for too long. But it wasn’t like the work in question was even about to end.
Okay, did you know there’s a technique to comedy and that anyone could learnt it? Well yes, there is. And if you’d like to acquire the identikit for comedy, you could simply go to school to learn the artform—how to write funny; how to speak funny; how to act funny; how to do stand-up comedy. Did Bovi Ugboma, Nigeria’s prince of comedy, go to any of those schools? Hold on; we will get to that.
This is a personal story.
The man stopped me outside the church. He sauntered in my direction, straight backed, squared shoulders, wearing his plush navy-blue senator suit with aplomb. A gold watch peeked from the left cuff.
The day the EFCC arrested Naira Marley in Lagos; that was actually Naira Marley’s birthday. May 10 2019—that was the day the man clocked 28.