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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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January 21, 2018

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Nigeria: In the current face off, cows’ right of way, may cause the mother of all wars – The Nation on Sunday/Tatálọ̀ Àlàmú

A society which allows cows to lead it to war must be something else. Still, the conventional international wisdom is that whenever a state loses its monopoly of the instrument of coercion, such a state has lost its raison d’etre. Inevitably, such a nation implodes due to prolonged or simultaneous armed critique from a single focused […]

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January 20, 2018

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Fulani terrorist herdsmen: For true federalism & peace, Buhari and unitarist structured governance must go in 2019

Buhari Must NOT Return as President in 2019 – Editorial, Oòduàpathfinder, January 20, 2017 Citing climatic changes as a cause of herders’ migration is not appropriate since the herders themselves claim it as a cultural practice; trying to change this cultural practice into a ‘modern’ economy must transform the culture itself. This transformation cannot be achieved by policy […]

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January 17, 2018

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The cognitive test that Trump passed was neither thorough nor difficult – The Atlantic/James Hamblin

Yipee, President Trump “performed excellently” to score 30 out of 30 in a cognitive test that included the following! – TOLA. “Six points for knowing the date and where you are. Three points for correctly identifying pictures of a lion, camel, and rhinoceros. Three points if you can draw a clock that indicates the time “10 […]

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January 14, 2018

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Why do we let immigrants from ‘holes’ into our country? Because of people like Ngozi Anosike – Washington Post/Sally Jenkins

  Ngozi Anosike as a [Tennessee U] “Lady Volunteer” player and her then coach, late Pat Summit during their team’s ’05 Final Four appearance [The Washington Post]   The Bible teaches that there are no real “shitholes,” of course, that the only things that defile us come from somebody’s mouth. But if that source isn’t […]

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January 13, 2018

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Nigeria: Will Buhari’s “ban” on open grazing end herdsmen’s worse-than-Boko Haram’s terrorist killings? – Tola Adenle

As recently as three days ago – January 10 – Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka lamented in Impunity rides again through killer herdsmen that – “… President Muhammed Buhari and his government – including his Inspector-General of Police – in near identical denial, appear to believe those killer herdsmen who strike again and again at will from one […]

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January 11, 2018

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USA: “… why are we having these people from shithole countries …” like Africa & Haiti? – Trump to Lawmakers

  “Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” Trump said, according to these people, referring to African countries and Haiti. He then suggested that the United States should instead bring more people from countries like Norway, whose prime minister he met Wednesday. The comments left lawmakers taken aback, according to […]

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January 11, 2018

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Nigeria: murderous rampaging herdsmen’s impunity meet new tactics from frustrated Southerners – Tola Adenle

Callings‏ @CollinsUma FollowFollow @CollinsUma It’s #BlackThursday in Benue today as we bury the over 70 killed by Fulani Terrorists. 11 January 2018. How Nigeria arrived at this precipice Despite the unrealistic skew of population figures from Nigeria’s censuses that claim more than 50% of Nigerians are in the North, the consumption of meat follows where the greatest […]

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January 8, 2018

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UK/Nigeria: Kemi (Adegoke) Badenoch named to Teresa May’s cabinet – Tola Adenle

Kemi Badenoch (nee Adegoke) – Google Images Kemi Badenoch’s ascension to a cabinet position in Teresa May’s Conservative Government is a political impossibility in Nigeria, her country of birth. Generally, it is almost impossible to chart a course of political career without what is called “godfatherism”, a term that harks to dark-room, often-corrupt schemings. While Ms. […]

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January 1, 2018

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May the New Year bring new beginnings to us all – Tola Adenle

Here’s to a New Year that brings your choicest resolutions, your choicest wishes for you and loved ones, and my own wishefor this New Year?  A world that would not be turned into a wasteland by the power-drunken-ness of two maniacs on two far-apart continents. And to Nigeria, the land of my birth?  A wish […]

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December 30, 2017

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Alleged “Nigerian prince” email scammer in Louisiana – USA Today/Charles Ventura

© Slidell Police Department Michael Neu was arrested on wire fraud and money laundering charges.   A Louisiana man was arrested in connection with the “Nigerian prince” scheme that has scammed people out of thousands of dollars, police announced on Thursday. READ THE STORY: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/police-arrest-alleged-nigerian-prince-email-scammer-in-louisiana/ar-BBHvlQd?li=BBnb7Kz&ocid=mailsignout   SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2017. 10:44 P.M. [GMT]

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