December 2, 2016

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Zahra Buhari’s wedding reportedly postponed over 120,000 Pounds wedding gift – Tola Adenle

  … as skeptics like this blogger would believe, did President Buhari take the step he has done after all the negative publicity started? Ahmed Ndimi’s Hundred miilion-DOLLAR account balance from Facebook in 2013     This story would most likely NEVER have merited a space here if it was a story I read with no […]

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December 1, 2016

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Taxing Nigeria

Originally posted on Folakemi:
Most of Nigeria’s public officials are jokers in the way they present their ideas to the public. Often times, it is half-baked, they don’t feel any obligations to explain their plans as to how they plan to lessen the effect of the new plan on the population. The sad part is that,…

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December 1, 2016

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the locks at foxton

Originally posted on mr. johnson's snapshots:
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November 28, 2016

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SW Governors move to fulfill Awo’s goals; Buhari to dump Ọṣíbàjò, et cetera – Tola Adenle

the sole purpose of government is the welfare of the people – Ọbafẹmi Awolọwọ  the optimum interest of the Yoruba people should be the prime focus of the six state governments at all times; all politics within the region must henceforth be guided by the philosophy of politics of development – The Six Governors of […]

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November 27, 2016

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Asking a President to go, South Korean style

This news- report appeared under the title below in theepochtimes.com on November 26, 2016. Counting 1 Million Crowds at Anti-President Rally in Seoul – theepochtimes.com   SEOUL, South Korea—South Korea is seeing its biggest wave of street demonstrations in decades but nobody is sure how many people are taking to the streets each week. For the fifth-straight […]

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November 27, 2016

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This [Trump] is how it goes with authoritarians: Erdoğan, Putin, the Ayatollahs … Amanpour challenges fellow journalists to re-commit to fact- based reporting – CNN

“I believe in being truthful, not neutral. And I believe we must stop banalizing the truth …”   This week CNN’s chief international correspondent, Christiane Amanpour, received the Burton Benjamin Memorial Award from the Committee to Protect Journalists. It is awarded at the International Press Freedom Awards for “extraordinary and sustained achievement in the cause […]

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November 27, 2016

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Obit: Cuba’s Fidel Castro, revolutionary, beloved by most at home, idolized by many around the world, dead at 90 – Tola Adenle

    Fidel, the young revolutionary [Google Images] Fidel Castro, who, despite his country’s huge and powerful neighbor under a hundred miles away, led Cuba through ten U.S. presidents and the crippling embargo that drove his tiny country into the waiting arms of cold-era Soviet Union, is dead. A wave of Cuban exiles, many of […]

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November 26, 2016

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Is Buhari’s daughter set to marry the man who displayed his bank balance on instagram?

The following copy of a bank statement page was posted on modern media and published by dailystar.com from where this blog culled the story back in 2013 as another in a series, Madness in Nigeria. https://emotanafricana.com/2013/08/18/madness-in-nigeria-ahmed-ndimi-son-of-a-nigerian-oil-billionaire-posts-his-99-million-bank-balance-on-instagram-daily-star/   Ms. Buhari may be getting married to another Ndimi, by the way, as Mohammed is a very common Muslim […]

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November 25, 2016

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Nigeria: Ṣorẹmẹkun’s last outing as electoral officer disqualifies him from Ondo’s governorship election – Tola Adenle

This may be coming a little too late but it’s still worth going on record. Tola. While a court case over election outcome in Nigeria is not necessarily a given that the candidate who has gone to court to ask for prayers has been really aggrieved, Soremekun’s choice as the Returning Officer for Ondo’s governorship […]

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November 23, 2016

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Nigeria going nowhere until it stops grappling for left-overs from the Table of Men – Taiwo Obe

Once upon a time, while recuperating from a serious ailment, I requested for a mat, to sleep on the balcony of my former residence, where fresh air was guaranteed. In my mind, I was expecting the local mat, made with raffia palm. Instead, I was offered a bag-like contraption, which, when unfolded, turned out to […]

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