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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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March 11, 2019

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Obit: Pius Adesanmi, Scholar, Writer, Activist, dead in Ethiopian Airlines disaster – Tola Adenle

    Professor Adesanmi [Credit: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation]   As Professor Pius Adesanmi, scholar, writer, activist is being mourned on multiple continents, especially in Nigerian – country of his birth – and Canada, his adopted homeland, those of us who knew him only through his many writings/contributions to political discourse in Nigeria do feel a […]

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February 24, 2019

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“The world will not respect Africa until Nigeria earns that respect” – Nelson Mandela

[This essay first appeared here on December 28, 2013, and has continued to prove so popular that its viewership has continued to increase in the last 3 years: 2017 – 506; 2018 -750 & 2019 – 150 for January & February. In the last 3 days, it has attracted 2, 16 & 19 viewers respectively, […]

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February 22, 2019

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A blast from Nigeria’s colonial past: Obed-Edom C. Azikiwe, Great Zik’s father, with Lord Lugard et al.

  On this day of another day of FAKE DEMOCRACY EXERCISE that can lead Nigeria to no positive forward motion necessary to arrest its under-development, insecurity AND corruption despite great human & natural resources, I share this very interesting photograph which – at the very least – contains the Great Zik’s father in a historical […]

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February 22, 2019

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“Stay off election process”, former State Security boss cautions the army about Buhari’s order – Dennis Amachree

A former Director of the State Security Service, Dennis Amachree, says the military should stay off the election process in Nigeria. He said the primary assignment of the military is to protect the territorial integrity of the nation. President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday stirred the hornet’s nest when he said he had given the military […]

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February 19, 2019

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Nigeria’s Yoruba Language is second most spoken foreign language in Baltimore (USA) schools – face2faceAfrica/Mildred E. Taylor

Baltimore has seen an increase in enrollment over the past few years, and this is largely from immigrants. [The Baltimore Sun] The city of Baltimore, U.S., has a record of helping immigrants, both documented and undocumented by creating a welcoming environment for them as compared to other cities. Its school system has, therefore, seen an increase […]

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February 19, 2019

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If Buhari orders to kill ballot snatchers, order will be totally & effectively obeyed – Nigerian Army spokesman

Now that whatever little snags might have stood in the way of electoral victory for Buhari’s APC last Saturday are now seen to no longer exist, Nigeria’s president has taken the high moral ground of Nigeria politics throwing away any regard of what the law calls for as punishment for those who engage in electoral […]

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February 16, 2019

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Nigeria’s ruling party’s fear of failure: Buhari’s election board postpones today’s election TODAY! – Tola Adenle

Africa’s self-described “giant” with feet of clay does what it’s best at: obfuscation, corruption, ineptitude, deceit, SHAMELESSNESS … Even as messages pour in wishing the country a peaceful election, Buhari and his APC that most in Nigeria have rejected and were prepared to show the way out today, Buhari’s government has pulled a fast and […]

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February 12, 2019

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Seeking judicial answers to political questions detrimental to Nigeria’s judiciary & her political development – Ladipo Adamolekun

The involvement of independent candidates in elections that Uwais Commission sensibly recommended in 2007 – which I strongly support – has the potential to increase the number of politicians for whom politics is a vocation for service; they will live for politics unlike the current majority of politicians who live off politics: for them politics […]

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February 8, 2019

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Obit: Professor Adeṣẹgun Banjọ passes on at 79 – Tola Adenle

MAIL BELOW SENT EARLIER TODAY TO donors who gave very generously to Professor Banjo’s medical treatment, a true patriot whose fortune declined to the point of being hardly able to feed himself after purportedly planning a “war of Yoruba liberation. Segun Adebanjo who used the full family name was brother to Col. Banjo who was […]

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February 1, 2019

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NIGERIA’S ELECTIONS: APC, PDP don’t deserve our votes – Soyinka/Punch

https://www.msn.com/en-xl/africa/africa-top-stories/apc-pdp-dont-deserve-our-votes-%E2%80%93-soyinka/ar-BBT0dXr?li=BBQbhAJ&ocid=mailsignout BLOGGER’S COMMENTS Who would then win? While I’ve stated here that APC cannot not win the Southwest IN A FREE & FAIR ELECTION despite all the shenanigans and tons of money thrown into the project, and while I do know the elections have to go ahead despite the entreaties by many opinion writers that […]

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