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Nigeria’s coming apocalypse, 2 of 2?: Retd. Lt.-General Danjuma’s ominous warning & army deserter Sgt. Bako’s claim of N80m govt complicity on Dapchi Girls abduction – Tola Adenle

March 25, 2018

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  After church service today and after the usual late Sunday breakfast, the first mail I opened was from an older friend, a “Sister” who had sent a reply to my acknowledgement of the prayer she had sent earlier to me and many others on behalf of Leah, the Dapchi girl still in captivity. Leah […]

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innocence

March 25, 2018

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#enoughisenough

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enough already

March 25, 2018

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Originally posted on mr. johnson's snapshots:
Black Lives DO Matter as ALL lives do in the USA. End the killing of innocent blacks. Police should be protectors of lives NOT people to run away from by young black males even when holding so,ething as innocuous as smart phones, toys … #endgunviolence NOW! #BLM, #Marchforourlives,mr.johnsons.snapshots mr. johnson's snapshots View original post

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USA: “indeed” – end gun violence now

March 25, 2018

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Originally posted on mr. johnson's snapshots:
If these kids actions do not get result, then nothing will and NRA’s “guns don’t kill …” would have won. #ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!    TOLA. mr. johnson's snapshots View original post

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Stemming the decline of Yoruba Language, the Lagos example – Ropo Sekoni

March 9, 2018

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  The main essay here  by Professor Ropo Sekoni, a columnist for Nigeria’s The Nation on Sunday, is dedicated by the writer to Akinwunmi Isola, who devoted a great deal of his intellectual energy to promotion of learning that takes advantage of the role of mother tongue and other languages in the acquisition of knowledge in a […]

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Kẹhìndé Wiley, artist behind Obama’s presidential portrait – ajc.com

February 12, 2018

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  Dan Zak ✔@MrDanZak The official portraits. Barack Obama by Kehinde Wiley. Michelle Obama by Amy Sherald. 4:41 PM – Feb 12, 2018 19.9K 8,594 people are talking about this   Kẹhìndé Wiley is from Los Angeles. Wiley was born in 1977 in south central Los Angeles to a Nigerian father and African-American mother, but […]

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Nigeria: 2018 Òjé-Ibadan & Òjé-Ẹdẹ Market Days – Tola Adenle

January 26, 2018

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The market days for the two Oje markets at Ibadan and Ẹdẹ for 2018 are here, and as always, the delay is due to my absence from Nigeria at this time, & as always, I owe a debt of gratitude to a sister, Ṣade, who made multiple trips to the open air market before she […]

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Nigeria: Cows’ right of way may cause the mother of all wars – Tatalọ̀ Àlàmú

January 21, 2018

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A society which allows cows to lead it to war must be something else. Still, the conventional international wisdom is that whenever a state loses its monopoly of the instrument of coercion, such a state has lost its raison d’etre. Inevitably, such a nation implodes due to prolonged or simultaneous armed critique from a single focused […]

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Nigeria: murderous rampaging herdsmen’s impunity meet new tactics from frustrated Southerners – Tola Adenle

January 11, 2018

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Callings‏ @CollinsUma FollowFollow @CollinsUma It’s #BlackThursday in Benue today as we bury the over 70 killed by Fulani Terrorists. 11 January 2018. How Nigeria arrived at this precipice Despite the unrealistic skew of population figures from Nigeria’s censuses that claim more than 50% of Nigerians are in the North, the consumption of meat follows where the greatest […]

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How two African-American brothers went from a shack via a cash-strapped school to Harvard & Stanford – bbc.co.uk

December 29, 2017

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  This cash-strapped school sends kids to Harvard http://www.bbc.co.uk How two Louisiana brothers went from a shack to America’s top universities.   FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2017. 7:26 A.M. [GMT]  

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