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October 1, 2017

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NIGERIA: Video [M’óhùn m’áwòrán] on restructuring worth sharing – Afrospace TV

Dear Blog visitors, You’d need to pardon my inability to translate into English Language the address of Peter Ayodele Fayose, one of the state governors in Yoruba’s Southwestern Nigeria homeland at a Summit on Restructuring: The Yoruba Agenda 2017.  The summit was held under the aegis of Atayese, a Yoruba socio-cultural organization,  under the Chairmanship of Elder Statesman, […]

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February 17, 2018

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USA: A single dad walked 11 miles to work daily for 7 months – until his co-workers found out – CNN/Lauren Lee

     Trenton Lewis with his daughter Karmen. Trenton Lewis’ legs ached from the 11-mile walk he made every morning to get to his 4 a.m. shift. And yet the 21-year-old dutifully did it for seven long months. He didn’t tell anyone. He’s never been one for excuses — especially when it comes to providing […]

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February 15, 2018

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USA: From 1st President through the ages, words of wisdom for Trump to heal the nation in powerful NYT ad – Tom Blair

  Words of wisdom, immortal words of Presidents, statesmen and great men – living and dead – ring out on the matter of the United States in these tumultous times in a paid ad by a private citizen. Though most echo from a very distant past, yet all hit the mark for these times all […]

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February 14, 2018

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Nigeria: Val Day 1975 saw ‘King’ Sunny Ade (KSA) freed from Abiorò’s bondage by Gani Fawehinmi in crowded Lagos courtroom drama – oldnaija.com

  THE VERY EARLY HAPPY TIMES:  Bolarinwa Abíorò & Sunday Adeniyi in a 1960s photograph in Europe. Adeniyi, who first took the stage name ‘Sunny Ade’, and later, ‘King Sunny Ade’ (KSA), was massively cheated and taken advantage of by Abioro, but would later fight back with the aid of late human rights fighter, Lawyer […]

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February 13, 2018

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President Buhari, Initiate Bill for structural unbundling the overburdened centre to refederate Nigeria, now! – Retired General Alani Akinrinade

Retired Lt.-Gen. Akinrinade, Ibadan, Nigeria. [D. Adenle, October 2006]   At every available opportunity, Retired Alani Ipoọla Akinrinade has never failed to cry out on the wrong direction has been heading for many years. While many abound on the general mess in Nigeria, his lecture in the heartland of the Ijaws yesterday hammers specifically, again, […]

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February 12, 2018

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Kẹhìndé Wiley, artist behind Obama’s presidential portrait – ajc.com

  Dan Zak ✔@MrDanZak The official portraits. Barack Obama by Kehinde Wiley. Michelle Obama by Amy Sherald. 4:41 PM – Feb 12, 2018 19.9K 8,594 people are talking about this   Kẹhìndé Wiley is from Los Angeles. Wiley was born in 1977 in south central Los Angeles to a Nigerian father and African-American mother, but […]

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February 10, 2018

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Winter Olympics: Ṣeun Adigun, PhD., leads Nigeria’s improbable bobsled team in quest of glory – Tola Adenle

The four Nigerian-Americans: the bobsledding trio and Simisade Adeagbo (Skeleton) at the Games’ Opening Ceremony [Google Images] Thirty-one “breakout stars”  from around the world for the Pyeongchang Games are featured in a TIME magazine essay referenced below. A little down the listing are the improbable stories of a couple of young ladies from the African […]

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February 8, 2018

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Nigeria: Aṣiwaju Tinubu, “beware the Ides of March” in a “reconciliation” not meant to address pseudo federalism – Oòduàpathfinder Editorial

After the use-and discard, including indignities poured on Tinubu by Buhari’s right-hand people and the likes of Oyegun from the heady early days when Buhari’s massive victory led to, perhaps an air of invincibility that later morphed into near total blackout of the South in political appointments and civil service top hierarchy, the old hegemonic […]

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February 7, 2018

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Nigeria: Of “cow’s right of way”, “Ọ̀sà ò ṣe gbé lọ s’Abuja”, Caliphate’s unintended banner carrier & other musings A. Tao

Èkó l’o l’eti Ọ̀sà Àwa l’Ọlọrun fun (2ice)//Ọ̀sà ò ṣe gbé l s’Abuja, o//Àwa l’Ọlọrun fun! … The worst case scenario and alternative to this is the dipping of the Al Quoran in the Atlantic, especially the YORUBA ATLANTIC.   I await the deus ex machina as my preferred solution for reopening the field for […]

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February 6, 2018

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UK: 2 of 13 [Women] New Faces of Engineering in stunning Photo Shoot are Nigerians – Tola Adenle

  Yewande Akinola, a civil engineer, won the Young Woman Engineer of the Year for 2012. Like most of the young women featured in the Institution of Engineering & Technology advertiser content hosted by [UK] The Guardian, Yewande has won many engineering awards. [Photo Credit: Google Images]. Much more on her here through the search box. Among many awards, Ozak […]

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February 5, 2018

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Malta: Who killed [Journalist] Daphne Caruana Galizia? Tola Adenle

  Top: Memorial at thoroughfare in Old Town Valleta; blogger in 2nd photograph. Photo Credit: Depo Adenle, Valleta, Malta, January 30, 2018. FURTHER READING ‘Who killed Daphne’ projected on facade of Castille – Il-Kenniesa; V18 chief slams initiative Pressure group Il-Kenniesa Tal-Kabinett this evening projected the words ‘House of Impunity’ and ‘Who Killed Daphne’ onto […]

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