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Where are Huckabee & belligerent Republicans on Trump’s cabinet if Obama’s was “so much testosterone so little estrogen” …? – Tola Adenle

February 28, 2017

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President Obama had barely been sworn in for his first term when Senator Mitch McConnell announced that the Republicans’ “top priority in the next two years is to make Obama a one-term president …” Well, they blocked his policies, fillibustered hundreds of times among other firsts for presidents that stood in the way of just […]

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Historically-Black College officials serve as backdrop for Kellyanne Conway in White House photo-up! – Tola Adenle

February 28, 2017

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What the heck is going on here with this woman who looks more like a child at play in a roomful of adults on serious business?   Kellyanne Conway becomes The Story in this White House picture.  (Picture Credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images) It’s The White House, alright, with presidential senior counsel, Conway, more than kicking […]

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Nigeria: Fẹmi Adesina “spoke” to Buhari just as another akédé, Ṣẹgun Adeniyi, “discussed” the Eagles with comatose Yar Adua 7 years ago ! – Tola Adenle

February 26, 2017

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I’ve wondered aloud on this blog long before now why Yoruba’s droppings from the masters’ tables almost always include iṣẹ akédé: ministers, p.rs., communication persons, et cetera, who generally left the positions with reduced stature and near-zero credibility.  I’m not the first to say so loudly, though perhaps, less eloquently than the late Wordmeister, Chief Samuel Ladoke Akintola (SLA) […]

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NIGERIA: Kidnapped archeologists in Kaduna freed! Premium Times

February 26, 2017

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The two Germans kidnapped in Kaduna State have been released. A German archaeologist, Peter Breunig, and his colleague, Johannes Buringer, were released on Saturday night, police sources told PREMIUM TIMES. “Yes, they were released last night (Saturday) by their kidnappers. No ransom was paid,” a senior police officer said in Kaduna on condition of anonymity. […]

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Nigerian archeologists cry out as Kidnapping- for-Pay Industry strikes again with the abduction of Visiting German Archaeologists in Northern Nigeria

February 25, 2017

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Archeologists in Nigeria have cried out in the wake of the kidnapping of their colleagues, Professor Peter Breunig and Mr. Johannes Behringer from Germany. Members of the Nigerian Association of Archeologists have been particularly vociferous about the security problems in the country, seizing the occasion of their 8th World Archaeological Congress held in Kyoto to sponsor a resolution […]

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USA: Private for profit-prison contracting firms see boom as crackdown on illegal immigrants rise – Huffington Post

February 24, 2017

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“Private prison companies invested hundreds of thousands of dollars in Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and today they got their reward: the Trump administration reversed the Obama administration’s directive to reduce the Justice Department’s use of private prisons … At a time when we already have more people behind bars than any other country, Trump just […]

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What happens if Muhammadu Buhari doesn’t return to Nigeria? – ibtimes.co.uk/Ludovica Laccino

February 23, 2017

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  Nigerians are becoming increasingly concerned with the health of their head of state, MuhammaduBuhari, who has been on medical leave in the UK for more than a month. In spite of the presidency’s efforts to dismiss allegations the 74-year-old leader is severely ill or even dead, fears that Buhari might no longer be able to lead the country are […]

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Nigeria:Sanusi Part of Nigeria’s Problem – S.B. Falẹgàn

February 23, 2017

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  S.B. Falegan Following the lecture allegedly given by the Emir of Kano and former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Alhaji Sanusi, I am reluctantly compelled to send this rejoinder on what Emir Sanusi, former Central Bank of Nigeria, boss was alleged to have written as a solution to the current recession facing Nigeria, […]

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Nigeria, World’s highest cassava producer, imports gari from India! -Sola Adeniyi

February 22, 2017

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INDIAN GARRI BEING SOLD IN NIGERIAN SUPERMARKETS! I would like to ask: how much were you paid in bribe? Is this how far we are mentally bankrupt?   This is sincerely an absurdity of monumental proportion and a shame! Nigerian government and regulatory agencies (if they still exist) should cover their faces in shame. I […]

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USA: “Celebrate Menafee for courage; Yale for good sense, and America for hope”!

February 15, 2017

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“THAT THING’S COMING DOWN TODAY”! – Corey Menafee A 2016 story from America, though late, is very worth sharing especially with it ending in positive ways all around. It’s a retold story for which I must thank one of this blog’s active participants, Mr. Tao, who sent me the announcement of the rehire of Menafee […]

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