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USA: On tap with Obiageri Amaechi, track and field’s newest throwing star – Samantha Shapiro

December 11, 2017

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     Obiageri Amaechi, Princeton  Top track Athlete, Freshman.   First-year Obiageri Amaechi joins the track and field team as one of the nation’s most coveted recruits. Her personal best discus throw (177 ft) ranks fourth amongst the Class of 2021. Amaechi is also a force to be reckoned with for shot put, where she […]

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African Schools Weigh Teaching in Local Languages – Voice of America

December 9, 2017

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Students from CEM Serigne Bassirou Mbacke school are seen in a classroom in Kaolack, Senegal, May 19, 2017. (R. Shryock/VOA)   DAKAR, SENEGAL —  Most children in sub-Saharan Africa are taught in a common colonial language instead of their mother tongue. Proponents say teaching in an international language is advantageous, but others argue that this […]

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Queen Elizabeth’s floral outfit color-matches Aṣọ Òkè Yoruba worn by Nigeria’s Envoy & spouse for Buckingham reception! – Tola Adenle

December 7, 2017

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  Photos: Getty Images   Queen Elizabeth Turned a Matchy-Matchy Fashion Moment With Nigeria’s High Commissioner into an Epic Photo Op – vogue.com/Jannelle Okwodu An audience with the Queen is always an occasion worth dressing up for, but what happens when you coordinate with her royal highness? When Queen Elizabeth IIreceived his excellency Nigerian High Commissioner George Oguntade […]

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Equiano

October 19, 2017

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Originally posted on mr. johnson's snapshots:
Got a google doodle for his life & work two days ago, A real son of Africa, with roots deep in Nigeria, 272 Years after translation, he lives on. Look, Ma, he got a Google Doodle! Shackles of every stripe: plunder and corruption by African leaders, especially rulers of Olaudah’s ancestral homeland, economic shackles of […]

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NIGERIA: Video [M’óhùn m’áwòrán] on restructuring worth sharing – Afrospace TV

October 1, 2017

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Dear Blog visitors, You’d need to pardon my inability to translate into English Language the address of Peter Ayodele Fayose, one of the state governors in Yoruba’s Southwestern Nigeria homeland at a Summit on Restructuring: The Yoruba Agenda 2017.  The summit was held under the aegis of Atayese, a Yoruba socio-cultural organization,  under the Chairmanship of Elder Statesman, […]

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Nigeria’s Lagos State to schools: include Yoruba Language in curriculum or face fine & school closure – Tola Adenle

September 29, 2017

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In a people’s language lies more than a tool of communication. Beyond stereotyping can be seen the ethos of a cultural group: its distinguishing attitudes, habits and beliefs and general characteristics inherent in the group. A simple example: Why do many Yoruba believe that late [poor Uncle Bola] Ige should have read èèwọ̀ – [Yoruba for bad […]

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Group of Elder Statesmen calls for true federalism to reflect Nigeria’s diverse ethnic nationalities – Tola Adenle

August 25, 2017

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Highlights of the joint declaration on Nigeria’s Restructuring by the Group of Southern Leaders of Thought, an association of elder statesmen led by Professor Ben Nwabueze who laid to rest the idea that they were financially-induced to support President Jonathan in the last election. Rather, they are motivated by the same wish of a majority […]

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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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FAMILY PLANNING: IRETI EDA” Radio Program Returns

July 11, 2017

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Originally posted on Adejokeiyabadan's Blog:
“IRETI EDA” Radio Program Returns: Weekly Program to Air in Oyo State   The “Get It Together” Campaign, led by the Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative 2 (NURHI 2), will launch 26 new episodes of their weekly radio program – Ireti Eda – during the week of July 14,…

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Manchester

May 25, 2017

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Thanks for these, as well as the others in this wonderful Litany, Bro: The hatred which divides … The covetous desires of people & nations … The pride which leads us to trust in ourselves & not in God.”

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