September 25, 2016

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Museum of African-American History & Culture opens and two major donors were there: Oprah ($21m) & Robert Smith ($20m); we all know Oprah, meet Mr. Smith – Tola Adenle

  With the opening to the public of the Museum of African-American History and Culture on Saturday, September 24,  behind the scenes work of over a hundred years of hard work raising awareness, raising funds, gathering materials and tons of other important necessities to making a modern museum for a History that dates to hundreds […]

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September 24, 2016

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Voodoo economics: Buhari Administration looking at “option to sell assets and later buy-back those assets when situation improved” is insanity! – Tola Adenle

 ” The government is exploring several options in the asset sales proposal including repurchase options, which would make provision for buy-back of those assets when the situation improved” Nigeria’s Minister of Budget & National Planning   By the way, Buhari should release the names of those who “have been willingly returning stolen money” with amounts […]

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September 23, 2016

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Nigerians must fight decision of Vice President, all governors & others on sale of country’s most lucrative assets – Tola Adenle

I will end this essay by quoting the title of  a post by Senator Sheu Sani’s opposition to the sale of Nigeria’s assets: “Dangote, Saraki, Others demanding sale of assets are economic predators”.     Now that Nigerians have heard from the country’s vice-president and all governors about the “need” to sell off  Nigeria’s lucrative […]

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September 22, 2016

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Nigeria: Senators oppose Saraki on asset sales; demand true federalism, call for reduction in governance costs … Premium Times

Excerpts Senator Andy Ubah decried the call for sale of national assets, describing it as wrong. “If we sell our assets now to recover from this recession, what would we sell in the future if we ever slipped into another recession? “We must seek an alternative way of recovering from this recession but sale of […]

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September 22, 2016

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Ghandi’s racist beliefs catch up with his massive legacy at Ghana’s Legon: his statue must come down!

Gandhi’s Statue at the University Of Ghana Must Come Down – – change.org/Gborbilor Aberqu Please use the link at post’s end to read the whole petition which needs signature. Thanks, Tola]     The Members of the University of Ghana Council Attn: Chairman of Council Prof. Kwamena Ahwoi 12 September 2016 Dear Honourable Members of the University […]

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September 22, 2016

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Calls for sale of Nigeria’s Assets remind me of “Mommy, daddy, àb’ólè l’ẹ d’ìbò fún?” – Tola Adenle

 Mommy, daddy, àb’ólè l’ẹ d’ìbò fún? [Mommy, daddy, tabi ole ni ẹ di ibo fun?]  “Oh my God, dear daddy and mommy, you’ve voted in thieves!” /“Daddy and Mommy, is it possible that you voted in thieves? UPDATE The sorry and scary situation which could have Nigeria and the masses divested of Nigeria’s performing assets if […]

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September 22, 2016

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Selling Nigeria’s oil, the refineries, gas … in calls by Dangote, Nigeria’s Senate president, the Central Bank Gov. & others, is looting by another name – Tola Adenle

If we do not do it now, generations and generations yet unborn would not forgive us because most of the 300 million people in Nigeria 20 years from now would, in the word of a brother-in-law who is an engineer: “be ordered off the streets by the looters of today and their children into their […]

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September 20, 2016

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Nigeria’s recession: discordant notes from Buhari’s key economic “managers” – Tola Adenle

Discordant – disagreeing; incongruous; and in Music – harsh and jarring due to lack of harmony.   Since August, Kemi Adeosun, the Finance Minister has been spewing ill-digested and, apparently less-understood economic ideas concerning whatever stage Nigeria is supposed to be in as regards the president’s request for “special emergency powers” to tackle the economic situation. […]

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September 20, 2016

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No restructuring, no Nigeria … a new Constitution, not an amendment! – 88 year-old faithful Awoist, Ayọ Adebanjọ

“You can’t handle the consequences of not restructuring Nigeria” — Ayo Adebanjo, a consistent voice of NADECO warns, in a new Vanguard interview      “The South-West and Nigerians will be making a big mistake and digging their graves if they elect Buhari. They may not listen but, I, Ayo Adebanjo, is telling them. I am 87 years […]

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September 20, 2016

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Nigeria: Do not sell off NLNG, a viable national asset to generate revenue – Uche Uwaleke

“Recession: Expert kicks against sale of FG’s assets” – Professor Uche Uwaleke SEPTEMBER 19, 20164:46 PM   Prof. Uche Uwaleke, Head, Banking and Finance Department, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, says the country’s economy has not deteriorated to the extent that government will sell off some of its assets to generate revenue … “I do not think […]

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