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USA: “Taking a knee” [kneeling during anthem rendition] is not disrespectful to veterans – a US Vet

October 9, 2017

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  “I didn’t serve, so that these SOB’s could protest!” By BC in Illinois  Wait. Maybe I did. In reading about the Trump words and tweets about people taking a knee at a time and in a way that displeases him, and how these SOB’s should be fired on the spot, I have come across […]

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NIGERIA: Regardless of huge population, peace & unity possible if all Nigerians are treated as equals – US Ambassador to Buhari

September 30, 2017

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BENIN CITY—THE United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Stuart Symington has urged the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration to treat Nigerians as equals irrespective of their ethnic back ground so as to ensure peace and unity of the nation. … Despite the challenges that may come with a huge population, the onus lies on Nigerian […]

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OUT OF THE LOOP!

September 17, 2017

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Originally posted on The Truth On Common Sense:
Although we had our power back on, following Hurricane Irma, within 36 hours, we just began access to TV, our landline and WiFi about NOON today.   So, I hope to have my blog back in action, possibly today, or perhaps tomorrow. In the interim, I wish…

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USA: Sloane Stephen’s US Open victory & the ressurection of America’s women’s tennis – Tola Adenle

September 11, 2017

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First of all, a huge congratulations to the four semi-finalists at the just-concluded US Open: Coco Vandewghe, Madison Keys, Venus Williams and, of course, the newly-minted Leader of the Pack, Sloane Stephens. America’s tennis establishment and tennis fans have longed for this. The stats were reeled out over and over again during the past fortnight, especially […]

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The Great Total Eclipse of 2017 – Tola Adenle

August 21, 2017

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  I watched live telecasts and after it was all over, I read live reports, replaying live videos but my favorite, a sort of blog that should enable those outside the 70 mile-wide swathe of earth beneath the sun comes from the Washington Post. It not only enabled me to connect with a few familiar […]

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Oh-oh! – Obama makes him do stuff –

August 11, 2017

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Originally posted on The Truth On Common Sense:
JIM MORIN:   From The Miami Herald

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T r u m p ’ s L i e s, the Definitive List – David Leonhardt & Stuart A. Thompson/New York Times

July 5, 2017

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  FIRST PUBLISHED IN THE NEW YORK TIMES, JUNE 23, 2017.   Many Americans have become accustomed to President Trump’s lies. But as regular as they have become, the country should not allow itself to become numb to them. So we have catalogued nearly every outright lie he has told publicly since taking the oath […]

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US Visa Reject, Khadijatou Gassam: “… disappointed not representing The Gambia to ‘show the world [that] ‘yes, we can do it'” -Azad Essa & Colin Baker/al Jazeera

July 4, 2017

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I watched a program on al jazeera recently showing the all-girls Afghanistan team to the Robotic Competition who were denied visas to the same competition. To think Afghanistan is a country where girls’ education is not only frowned upon but enforced by formal and societal forces makes the particular case very sad. TOLA. PHOTO CREDIT: […]

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USA: Fish rotting from head downwards calls for Democrats framing ALL elections around President Trump & Republicans – Tola Adenle

June 21, 2017

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This is definitely Monday morning quarterback(ing) as there’s no other way to look at an election that came tantalizingly close than looking back at what should have been the route to take. Handel, who is now headed to Washington to represent Georgia State’s 6th District in the House of Representatives stayed away as much as […]

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USA: The mystery man in Room 223 who died in Oakland fire traced to Òṣogbo, Nigeria

April 12, 2017

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Oakland, California fire mystery stories – http://www.mercurynews.com A deadly fire burns on San Pablo and Mead avenues in Oakland, California, on March 27, 2017. (Laura A. Oda/ Bay Area News Group)     The fourth, unnamed victim in the 2551 San Pablo Ave. fire has been identified, but investigators can’t find his relatives and the Nigerian […]

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