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Judge Don Beg Me : The Odyssey of Fela Anikulapo-Kutis Encounters with the Law

Author :  Richard Akinnola

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Rich Konsult, Abuja, Nigeria
ISBN 9783348612
Format PaperBack
Language English
Year of Publication 2015
Bib. Info 152p.
Product Weight 220 gms.
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Bankole Osunla (Fela's aide): "Fela, you dey fear?"Fela: (Awaiting court ruling on his bail application at the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos): "Why I go fear court? Court wey judge go dey sleep. Na so so lie dem dey talk for court, all these lawyers dem ... Kanmi dem people. Police go arrest accuse for Mushin. Dem go call IPO wey no dey dia when accuse thief o, as witness. E no dey dia o, but police go say na prosecution witness. Lawyer go go London and India to go cite case wey happen for 1900 for the thing wey happen for Mushin in 1984. And the judge wey go judge case dey live for Ikoyi. Which kain justice be dat? That was vintage Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. Read more of the travails of this iconoclast, who made at least 300 court appearances in his lifetime, charged with all manner of criminal offences by the State, over his fight for social justice, using his music as the instrument of protest. It's a collector's item.

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