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Africa’s squandered & looted billions, especially Nigeria’s, all point to the Mansa Musa in African Leaders – Fayth Daramola

January 2, 2017

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The only universities in Africa to feature in the WORLD’S TOP 500 institutions are all in South Africa, vestige of former home of apartheid … Recently, the Angolan government spent $35 million to mark President José Eduardo dos Santos’s 72nd birthday … Nigeria is not far behind in the creation and worship of strong-arm  leaders because I […]

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Justice served in Mariam Shade Adebayọ’s gruesome murder at an American parking lot – Tola Adenle

October 22, 2016

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It won’t be in-and-out from prison to commit another murder as is common in America for this former high school educated sex offender former boyfriend – unknown to the murdered University of Maryland graduate vivacious young Shade Adebayo – as he gets life without parole for the premeditated murder of his ex-girlfriend. He did not […]

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Nigeria’s [Yoruba] Oyo State to collaborate with Brazil & CBAAC to promote Yoruba Culture – The Nation/Bisi Oladele

October 15, 2016

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The Oyo State Government has expressed its readiness to collaborate with the Brazilian Government and Centre for Black African Arts and Civilization (CBAAC) to promote the cultural heritage of the state and the country as a whole. The Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Toye Arulogun, disclosed this during his working visit to the […]

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No ifs, no buts, Gandhi’s Legon statue goes down in protests about Mahatma’s racism – Tola Adenle

October 11, 2016

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Ghana removes statue of ‘racist’ Mahatma Gandhi – International Business Times By Priyanka Mogul   Thanks to visitors of this blog who participated in the move for signatures through a change.org drive to have a statue of Indian icon and world-respected Mahatma Gandhi at the University of Ghana, Legon – popularly referred to in Nigeria as “Legon” – […]

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

September 22, 2016

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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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African Aid: China dumps labor & materials; Japan employs local labor and supplies – Tola Adenle

September 19, 2016

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The situation of employment for Chinese and back-door market for Chinese goods clothed as “aid” in Kenya is perhaps replicated all over Africa; any observer knows it’s the case in Nigeria. China gives “aid” or gets a contract and before you could spell c-h-i-n-a, hordes of Chinese descend on the country and fan out across […]

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Namibia Holocaust: “recognition” and “sorry” not enough, Germany! – Tola Adenle

July 18, 2016

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Germany to recognise Herero genocide and apologise to Namibia – telegraph.co.uk   I did not plan this post. It just came after the one on the British in India by happenstance. Planned or not, it now forms a continuation of a worse variation of the usual put-downs and soul-destruction of regular colonization, one that saw Germany’s […]

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HIM, The Ọọni, Ọba (Dr.) Adeyẹye Ẹnitan Ogunwusi – a King to be proud of – Tola Adenle

June 28, 2016

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His Imperial Majesty Kabiyesi Ọọni  Ọ̀jàjà II and  Olorì Wuraọla Otiti Ogunwusi Credit:   Washington, D.C. 2016, Biodun Ogunmola.   It is very reassuring to see and learn of how the new Ọọni, Ọjàjà II, is conducting himself which has thereby raised the bar for the way Yoruba rulers should conduct themselves in public not only in Nigeria […]

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A “democracy” that holds elections but doesn’t give [citizens] a voice is governance that doesn’t deliver – Brian Klaas

June 23, 2016

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  Earlier this month, Senator Rene de Roland Lylison — a colonel who previously headed a paramilitary group — was arrested amid rumors that he was plotting another coup d’état. Unfortunately, because Madagascar’s people have been told that they have democracy but believe it has failed them, some would welcome a military takeover. That is […]

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Obit: Mohammed Ali, we, & generations yet unborn, will always remember you – Tola Adenle

June 4, 2016

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    In an iconic pose over “ugly bear” Liston after he sent him crashing down as he had eloquently predicted.  By the way, Ali saw – no, merely taunted for entertainment – just about all his big opponents as “ugly”: Sonny Liston, Frazier, Foreman … all unworthy of victories against him because they were […]

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