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March 25, 2018

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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

  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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March 25, 2018

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Nigeria’s coming apocalypse, 1 of 2?: “Dapchi and the Northern Question – the most flagrant assault on the secularity of Nigeria”: Tátalọ̀ Àlàmú

  This essay first appeared in The Nation on Sunday & The Pathfinder International  March 25, 2018 as – Dapchi and the Northern Question by Tátalọ̀ Àlàmú   According to an Arab proverb, to flee your fate is to rush to find it. Whenever weighty historical problems are swept under and hermetically sealed, they have a way of popping […]

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March 25, 2018

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innocence

#enoughisenough

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March 25, 2018

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enough already

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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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March 25, 2018

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USA: “indeed” – end gun violence now

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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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March 11, 2018

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NIGERIA: Buhari’s supposed tough stance against corruption has notched zero major victory – saharareporters’ Sowore declares for presidency

It’s still very early going in the circus that would be Nigeria’s 2019 general elections despite Buhari and the APC’s seeming invicibility, and in spite of President Buhari throwing everything imaginable at the improbable and undeserved run for a second term. He may not win; he does not deserve a victory for a second term. […]

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March 9, 2018

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

  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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March 4, 2018

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Nigeria: Yoruba’s tolerance of cultural & religious diversity necessary for peace & stability – President Buhari

“I believe President Buhari means what he said in his New Year Speech about Yoruba culture, especially his emphasis on the value of tolerance of cultural and religious plurality as a necessary condition for peace, stability, and harmony in a multiethnic and multi-religious society like Nigeria. What the president could not have included in his […]

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February 17, 2018

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USA: A single dad walked 11 miles to work daily for 7 months – until his co-workers found out – CNN/Lauren Lee

     Trenton Lewis with his daughter Karmen. Trenton Lewis’ legs ached from the 11-mile walk he made every morning to get to his 4 a.m. shift. And yet the 21-year-old dutifully did it for seven long months. He didn’t tell anyone. He’s never been one for excuses — especially when it comes to providing […]

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February 15, 2018

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USA: From 1st President through the ages, words of wisdom for Trump to heal the nation in powerful NYT ad – Tom Blair

  Words of wisdom, immortal words of Presidents, statesmen and great men – living and dead – ring out on the matter of the United States in these tumultous times in a paid ad by a private citizen. Though most echo from a very distant past, yet all hit the mark for these times all […]

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