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Muslims’ Sultan of Sokoto’s idea of inheritance is positive proof that ‘Nigeria’ is NOT a single country

December 29, 2016

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For those of us who have been crying ourselves hoarse on the need to restructure Nigeria – that is: apart from the equality of each of the federating units which restructure must guarantee which is NOT the case that operates right now, restructure would assure that each of these units can chart its own course, […]

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A Yoruba Carol to wish readers a merry Xmas, & a “… Let peace begin with me …” challenge to all this holiday season – Tola Adenle

December 25, 2016

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A rousing rendition of Rosephanye Powell’s Ògó ni fún Olúwa is posted here from YouTube for the enjoyment not only of Christians who, I’m sure, would easily get pulled in and sing/clap along before the music ends but the joyous rendition should brighten listeners up. It takes Yoruba-speaking Music (or simple Singing Classes) students at secondary […]

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Adamolekun’s “The Idea of Nigeria”: Comments worth sharing – A. Sowunmi

November 14, 2016

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Dear Tola, Many thanks for those excerpts from a brilliant lecture. I could not complete or post my comments, so here I go: “Very brilliant and incisive analysis. Question is: how do we implement the expedient measures to face our diversity, e.g. having an accurate and comprehensive and objective census, including figures on religion and […]

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Another Christian girl, 14, abducted & “married” to [Nigeria] Katsina’s Emir; parents cry out! – Tola Adenle

October 14, 2016

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A new wave of abducting Christian girls and forcibly getting them “married” off to Northern Nigerian Muslims has struck again, this time, in no less-notable a place as Katsina, the home state of Nigeria’s head of state, President Muhammadu Buhari. Girls have been kidnapped as far away from the North as Lagos by Muslim young […]

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Nigeria: Fulfill promises to Nigerians, Awujale urges Buhari, others – vanguardngr.com

September 12, 2016

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” … According to the monarch in goodwill message to Muslim faithful at Eid il Kabir, political office holders should endeavour to redeem their electoral promises to the electorate to build trust and foster unity. He advised leaders to remain accountable, especially in the use of public funds, and to also create solutions to youth […]

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2016 Eid al Adha/Iléyá Greetings – Tola Adenle

September 12, 2016

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    As Muslims celebrate the Feast of Eid al Adha/Greater Beiram a.k.a. Iléyá – time to return home [from Hajj] to Muslims in Nigeria’s Southwest, here is wishing Nigerian pilgrims to the Holy Land safe returns to their destinations, and here’s wishing all my Muslim friends – on this blog, in Nigeria and elsewhere […]

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In “secular” Nigeria, Christians protest Muslim head declaring public holidays

September 7, 2016

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Again, 22 Christian groups kick, say Sultan can’t declare public holiday   A coalition of 22 Christian groups in Nigeria led by National Christian Elders Forum (NCEF), yesterday, said the declaration of September 12 as public holiday in commemoration of Eid-El-Kabir celebration by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, was the height of […]

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Nigeria’s religious killings: Soyinka condemns Zamfara killings; seeks punishment for hate preachers – punchng.com

September 2, 2016

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  http://punchng.com/zamfara-killings-soyinka-seeks-punishment-hate-preachers-2/   YOU MAY ALSO WISH TO CHECK OUT: Nigeria’s Islamic extremists strike again as 8 students are burnt alive for “blasphemy against Prophet Mohammed” – Tola Adenle. August 23, 2016. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2016. 4:00 a.m. [GMT]    

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USA: John Kerry’s troubling visit to Nigeria’s Islamic leaders adds to the boiling cauldron of Christians’ claim of gradual Islamisation of the country – Tola Adenle

August 28, 2016

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USA’s Secretary of State John Kerry, Leader of Nigerian Muslims, The Sultan of Sokoto & a Muslim governor, Aminu Tambuwal   The words credited to John Kerry about Sokoto: “a place of … tolerance & scholarship” are beyond baffling. Most Nigerians – all Christians, North and South, and Muslims in the South would disagree with […]

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Nigeria’s Islamic extremists strike again as 8 students are burnt alive for “blasphemy against Prophet Mohammed” – Tola Adenle

August 23, 2016

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Islamic terrorism continue to grow in Nigeria as Christians are being killed in Northern Nigeria for no reason beyond targeted people being Christians. There have been reported killing of Christians that are not from the Boko Haram extremists in different states in the North, a situation that has increased in the past year. Bridget Agbahime,a […]

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