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June 13, 2018

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The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – Tola Adenle

The problem brought about by modern media biggies in the misuse of millions of subscribing individuals’ names has led to an awareness of the need to safeguard subscribers’ privacy from misuse. While this blogger is aware of only protectionist mechanism already in the EU, this blog does not have the resources to monitor government requirements […]

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June 10, 2018

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Elections 2019: Yoruba, read Buhari’s hands – Waterways Bill, “federal” government’s funding of State Judiciaries & State Houses of Assembly, et cetera, NOT his lips (MKO-honors) – pathfinderinternational.com

  Muhammadu Buhari’s Administration is proceeding apace with more centralization, to wit, the impending Waterways Bill which gives control of rivers and its banks to the Central Government; the “State Houses of Assembly” Bill which he hurriedly signed even while inviting a large segment of June 12 activists to a ceremony supposedly honoring MKO and […]

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June 7, 2018

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2019 Elections: Buhari goes all out for Yoruba votes: heaps honors galore on Fawehinmi & late Abiola, winner of Nigeria’s freest election – Tola Adenle

M.K.O. Abiola, GCFR, winner of Nigeria’s freest and fair elections, June 12, 1993. Died in detention after drinking a cup of “tea” at Abuja in 1998; present at his death were [then] UN Secretary-General Kofi Anan, a U.S. diplomatic staff from the States Department … [Google Images]   None can or should criticize President Buhari’s […]

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June 5, 2018

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Aṣiwaju Tinubu, victory does not lie in Nigeria’s presidency through new coalition; look to self-determination & autonomy of Nationalities – Lẹ́yẹ Ìgè

REPEAT: A Message for Bola Ahmed Tinubu–In Remembrance of Kudirat by Leye Ige thepathfinderinternational.com. June 05, 2018. [Kudirat Abiola, wife of M.K.O. Abiola, whose mysterious death after drinking “tea” at Abuja where he had been detained by Abacha after winning Nigeria’s freest election. Kudirat, who had become a thorn in the flesh of Abacha’s government, was […]

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June 3, 2018

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Naming children in Yorubaland has gone from adding Christian names to violence against ancestral family names – Bunmi Fátóyè-Matory

Regular readers of this blog will find Ms. Fatoye-Matory’s essay fits in with a popular section here: Yoruba & Other Disappearing Languages. Ms. Fatoye-Matory looks dispassionately at the evil turn that naming kids in Yorubaland has taken and takes readers back to her own colonial brainwashing – by herself, she admits – by adopting an […]

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June 3, 2018

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Is Nigerian government’s new ‘Water Bill’ a central government’s ploy to further unitarism? – Rọpo Ṣekoni

Professor Rọpo Ṣekoni joins others in questioning the rationale behind the new ‘Water Bill’ which will empower “the federal take-over of management of all forms of water: surface and underground” … and wonders if this is not a surreptitious way “to degrade the federating units and reduce them to appendages to the central government.”   Ṣekoni warns that […]

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May 25, 2018

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Nobel Laureate Soyinka calls Benue State killings “ethnic cleansing”; state’s govenor says “ethnic cleansing/Jihad

Funeral procession on May 22 of two Catholic priests and 17 worshippers allegedly killed by Fulani herdsmen in April during a Sunday service.   Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to cry out for help from the international community to stem the killings by herdsmen which he, yesterday, described as ethnic […]

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May 23, 2018

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NIGERIA: Buhari’s so-so economy, APC’s disunity, desultory govt’s human rights record, dire security/herdsmen situation … make Buhari beatable – Idowu Akinlọtan

The issues that will dominate the 2019 presidential poll are very clear. And they are substantial enough, if well deployed, to vitiate the dominance of the APC. The ruling party is neither united nor even run as a political party. The president’s record on the economy is a mixed grill, partly incompetent and partly chaotic, […]

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May 23, 2018

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More Nigerians say ‘no’ to Buhari’s re-election bid as Catholic cleric tells them “not to support a failing government” over Christian massacre – Tola Adenle

  Unfortunately, rather than face the myriads of problems confronting Nigeria, especially the insecurity created by Fulani herdsmen/terrorists, he’s pursuing diversionary political moves towards winning the 2019 elections even though he has squandered the gold-platter opportunity to rework Nigeria. In the euphoria of welcoming Buhari Support Organization headed by a civil servant, Hameed Ali, the […]

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May 21, 2018

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NIGERIA Xtian massacre: “As a Christian, exonerate yourself from killing of Christians …”, Benue Catholic Bishop to Nigeria’s Vice-President

The killings of Christians all over Nigeria by Fulani herdsmen, including other terrorist acts by the group such as burning churches, destroying farmlands have continued unabated, acts that all Christians pray about at weekly services. As bad as things are, President Buhari’s administration has seemingly ignored the carnage by failing to address these grave dangers […]

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