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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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October 10, 2018

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NIGERIA: Afẹ́nifẹ́re speaks most Yorubas’ minds to Aṣiwaju Tinubu, “…give [your] Bourdillon residence for cattle colony …”

[BUHARI NOT GETTING A SECOND TERM AS NIGERIA’S PRESIDENT (1) TOLA.]   HERDSMEN: Afenifere rejects Tinubu’s Miyetti Allah’s choice – vanguardngr.com EXCERPTS “Let those in position to take decision know this clearly: Tinubu can give his residence in Bourdillon for cattle colony but our people will not accept their land being converted into cattle grazing […]

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October 10, 2018

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NIGERIA: “By the time Buhari finishes with us, the mourning sack cloth would have become something of a national uniform” – Tátalọ̀ Àlàmú

This essay culled from one of Tatalo Alamu’s weekly essays, appeared in the October 7, 2018 edition of pathfinderinternational.com as On closed states and contested borders. Alamu is a social and political commentator.   EXCERPTS Fifteen years after, the wheel has turned full cycle and it is the same General from Daura after being serially humiliated who is […]

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October 3, 2018

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NIGERIA: Election as metaphor … the will of the people & their democratic choice must be respected – Tátalọ Àrẹ̀mú

THE ROAD TO YESTERDAY     It was a close-run thing, and probably another miraculous reprieve for a nation that has turned flirtation with suicide into higher art. You never know how close you are to disaster until it actually happens. And you never know how dangerously toxic political gambling has become until it fatally […]

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September 22, 2018

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NIGERIA: With millions required for nomination forms at EVEN local govt level, Buhari’s “Not too young to run” is deceitful, insincere, hypocritical … Tola Adenle

NOTE:  Please be informed that ONLY the title comes from blogger’s thoughts to reflect my deep alignment with the writer but as I’d like to express my support for his submission in the clearest manner, I’ve come up with above title!  The only thing that I’d like to add to Dr. Adebisi’s Suggestions at the end of […]

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September 16, 2018

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Nigeria’s Finance Minister Adeosun’s resolved forgery palaver allays my – “why does ‘she always wear a scared look of one in over her head’?” – Tola Adenle

And, finally, from Kemi Adeosun whom I’ve described here as always wearing a scared look of one well in over her head with her responsibility of the country’s Finance Ministry: …      Was this to prove that she did serve the compulsory NYSC or is it a cut-and-paste production? Ms. Adeosun, is purportedly decked […]

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September 10, 2018

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YORUBA : Ẹnyin Ènìa mi, kére, o! Ọ̀ṣun Governorship candidates face off on BBC Yoruba – Tola Adenle

  Ẹnyin Ènìa mi, kére, o! Ẹ sì ku dédé ìwòyí, o. Ẹ jọ̀wọ́ ẹ ba’mi gba ọ̀rọ̀ awọn ènìa mi ni ilu Ọ̀ṣún ti BBC mā gbé kalẹ̀ ni ọjọ́ Ẹtì ti nṣe ọjọ́ kẹrìnlá oṣù k’ẹsán (Friday, September 14, 2018) ni agogo mẹsán òwúrọ̀ (9.00 a.m.) ni àkokò ti awọn òṣèlú fuń ipò Gómìnà […]

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September 8, 2018

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SPORTS: Naomi Osaka makes tennis history as she wins Japan’s first tennis Singles Grand Slam – Tola Adenle

At the Billie Jean Tennis Center in New York on Saturday, Osaka outplayed her idol to win the 2018 Women’s Singles, earning the land of her birth its first Women’s Tennis Singles.,. Naomi started the match swinging, racing to a 5-1 lead before Serena’s second game win could not slow her challenger down, the set […]

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August 26, 2018

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Obit: John McCain, [US] Senator for Arizona, passes on at 81 – Tola Adenle

The young McCain, Airforce flight officer, whose father & grandfather were Navy Admirals. Photo taken before his plane was shot down over Vietnam during the Vietnam War. He bore serious wounds not just from the plane crash but from the torture he suffered in the hands of the Vietcongs during five years at the infamous Hanoi […]

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August 18, 2018

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Obit: Ghanaian Kofi Anan, former UN’s Secretary-General passes on at 80 – Tola Adenle

  Kofi Anan  [google.com]   The death of Kofi Anan in Switzerland has been announced by his family and the Kofi Anan Foundation. Anan had a long career at the UN which he joined in 1962 first from the Geneva-based World Health Organization (WHO), and rose through the ranks, holding senior positions, including the UN’s Peacekeeping […]

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