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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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Nigeria: “Religious tolerance, a major aspect of Yoruba National culture” – Tola Adenle

December 21, 2017

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Google Images The essay from thepathfinderinternational.com [below] speaks out on the trend by the “North” as represented by the Fulani Caliphate of which the Sultan of Sokoto is head – to equate religious & political headships of his area with political leadership of all Nigerians who profess the Islamic Faith. In Southwestern Nigeria, there are millions […]

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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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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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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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