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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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Nigerians are weary of borrowings that have yielded next to nothing – Tola Adenle

May 5, 2017

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In view of a family situation that arose in the last few days, the above post cannot go up today as proposed. It will go up later. Any inconvenience regretted. TOLA. FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2017. 12:50 p.m. [GMT]

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Sir, a Question

April 16, 2017

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Originally posted on mr. johnson's snapshots:
I wonder! mr. johnson's snapshots View original post

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People Power Defeats ‘Death Sentence’ Water Bill In Nigeria — But The Fight Isn’t Over

March 23, 2017

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Originally posted on weircentreforafrica:
This blog has expressed concerns about the dangers of carrying out privatization exercise without involving all stakeholders in the process: (https://weircentreforafrica.com/2015/02/27/privatisation-of-water-supply-in-developing-economies-lagos-state-case/). It also provided information about the views and concerns of the USA Congressional Black Caucus on the same issue (https://weircentreforafrica.com/2015/06/23/congressional-black-caucus-against-lagos-water-privatisation/). … Peter Gleick (1999) in his paper on “The Human Rights…

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