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September 30, 2017

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

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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September 29, 2017

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

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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September 26, 2017

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Saudi Arabia: women can finally drive without being arrested and jailed! – Tola Adenle

Saudi Arabia, one of the world’s most conservative countries, has finally said ‘yes’ to women driving in the Kingdom. It was broadcast on state television and announced at a press conference in Washington, D.C. simultaneously. Women driving is now deemed legitimate under Islamic Sharia Law. The law take effect in June 2018. The new law […]

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September 21, 2017

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Yoruba Voices on Restructure: “Rather than working on the next mega party …” preventing a “sinking Titanic” through dialogue is the way to go – Tola Adenle

Rather than working on the next mega party or rearranging the sitting and feeding order in a sinking Titanic, what is now imperative is for the nation to sit together in order to chart a new course for the Nigerian people. With economic sabotage bringing the country to its knees and with centrifugal forces seizing […]

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September 18, 2017

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Nigeria: “Wẹ́rẹ́ wẹ́rẹ́ ni ikán njẹ ilé”: A blog regular challenges Yoruba leaders on “Biafra”-Kanu’s purported incendiary statement – Ajipeya Afunleyin

Wẹ́rẹ́ wẹ́rẹ́ ni ikán njẹ ile, an old Yoruba says: the termite destroys a building imperceptibly/in bits.To borrow an English saying which is very apt like the Yoruba saying above, ”eternal; vigilance is the price of liberty/freedom. This saying is so commonplace that many great people have been erroneously credited with it including American President, Thomas […]

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September 17, 2017

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OUT OF THE LOOP!

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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September 11, 2017

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Nigeria: Resources sharing formula, power devolution, et cetera on Communique from Yorubas’ Summit on Restructuring – Tola Adenle

A Yoruba Summit on Restructuring, under the aegis of Atayese, a Yoruba socio-cultural organization, was held on September 7, 2017 at Ibadan, the political capital of the Yorubas of Southwestern Nigeria under the Chairmanship of Elder Statesman, Chief Afe Babalola, a legal luminary and Founder, Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti. Dr. Kunle Olajide chaired the Planning Committee. […]

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September 11, 2017

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

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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September 10, 2017

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Nigeria: Political restructuring Summit brings out rent-a-crowd “protesters” in Lagos – Tola Adenle

A huge gathering of southerners gathered at Ibadan, the political capital of the Yorubas this past week towards the continued growing Southern calls for restructuring. Before going forward, here is a list of a few attendees at the Summit which was held under the aegis of Atayese, a Yoruba socio-cultural group. A list becomes necessary […]

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September 5, 2017

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Fans the world over share Serena’s [& Ohanian’s] joy of new baby – Tola Adenle

Delta seems ready when Serena’s baby is, and oh wow, what better Gate to await Ohanian’s precious little girl!       Delta seems ready when Serena’s baby is … at – where else – Gate 23! DELTA on Twitter   Various sports have been a big part of this blog from the beginning, and […]

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