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

February 16, 2019

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

February 12, 2019

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

February 8, 2019

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

February 1, 2019

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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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I splurged on an 8-day, $3,000 trip to Nigeria … worth every penny – Business Insider/Adrienne Jordan

January 7, 2019

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About $40.00 to have her wax print sewn at Balogun, Lagos where very good sewing “mistresses” can whip up a fashionable outwear – made-to-measure just for you in a matter of hours! $19 for a memorable hair braid at – where else – Lagos! A mere $7.00 to tour the Lekki Conservation Center About $200 […]

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Buhari’s desperation for 2nd Term lays red carpet (rigging) path with niece’s appointment as Chief Returning Officer for elections – Tola Adenle

January 4, 2019

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News of Nigeria’s president, retired General Muhammadu Buhari’s announcement of Ms. Amina Zakari who made an infamous appearance on this blog on July 6, 2016 as Chief Returning Officer for the February election is raising anger, anxiety, and dismay across the country.In an essay – https://emotanafricana.com/2016/07/06/and-yet-still-the-national-question-president-buhari-the-growing-charges-of-nepotismsectionalism-tola-adenle/subtitled %5BAll in the Family, Quite a few from the “tribe”!], […]

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My wishes for the New Year as I send season’s greetings to all! – Tola Adenle

January 1, 2019

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As we enter 2019, my wish for the new year are many, but before asking for new things for the New Year, I must express a great sense of gratitude to God for good health, safety, guidance and His grace in everything; for the love of family and friends, and for all those who lent […]

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Buhari’s exhortation of non-politicization of religion while using same for political purposes is a disservice to Nigerians – thepathfinderinternational.com

December 12, 2018

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EXCERPTS On the contrary, everything about the Nigerian Post-colonial State is about negating the standard that God has set for the Nations/Peoples of Nigeria. Luke 9:50 is therefore applicable in two ways; those for or against Restructuring, where those desirous of it, despite their different and differing ideological or philosophical and indeed religious beliefs are […]

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George H.W. Bush, businessman, diplomat, United States President, passes on at 94

December 2, 2018

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PHOTO CREDIT:  Google Images     Of all US presidents, George Herbert Walker Bush was one of the most prepared to lead the country. He served in the Navy during which he got shot down, served as US head at the UN, became US ambassador to China as the country was opening up to the […]

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“The Bridge”: From Central Malmo in Sweden to Central Copenhagen in Denmark by car in ten minutes – bbc.com/Maddy Savage

December 1, 2018

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The Turning Torso tower is a 54-floor residential block that over looks the bridge it was built to symbolise Malmo’s new thriving economy (Credit: Alamy)   EXCERPTS From a global perspective, both the bridge and the airport have been instrumental in foreign visitors to the region too. In Copenhagen there were around 3.6m overnight stays […]

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