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September 8, 2018

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SPORTS: Naomi Osaka makes tennis history as she wins Japan’s first tennis Singles Grand Slam – Tola Adenle

At the Billie Jean Tennis Center in New York on Saturday, Osaka outplayed her idol to win the 2018 Women’s Singles, earning the land of her birth its first Women’s Tennis Singles.,. Naomi started the match swinging, racing to a 5-1 lead before Serena’s second game win could not slow her challenger down, the set […]

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August 26, 2018

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Obit: John McCain, [US] Senator for Arizona, passes on at 81 – Tola Adenle

The young McCain, Airforce flight officer, whose father & grandfather were Navy Admirals. Photo taken before his plane was shot down over Vietnam during the Vietnam War. He bore serious wounds not just from the plane crash but from the torture he suffered in the hands of the Vietcongs during five years at the infamous Hanoi […]

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August 18, 2018

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Obit: Ghanaian Kofi Anan, former UN’s Secretary-General passes on at 80 – Tola Adenle

  Kofi Anan  [google.com]   The death of Kofi Anan in Switzerland has been announced by his family and the Kofi Anan Foundation. Anan had a long career at the UN which he joined in 1962 first from the Geneva-based World Health Organization (WHO), and rose through the ranks, holding senior positions, including the UN’s Peacekeeping […]

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August 12, 2018

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NIGERIA: [Finance Minister] Adeọṣun’s “certificate forgery” defense by Itse Sagay shows, sadly, Sagay’s descent into Nigeria’s political hypocrisy abyss – Tola Adenle

I wrote on why Saraki becoming the senate’s president would definitely not be part of the way forward for a changed Nigeria recently but now that the deed has been done, the maniacal way in which APC’s leaders kept on ferreting membership from among all sorts of bedfellows who were much worse than themselves is […]

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August 3, 2018

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2018 African Senior Athletics Championships: African athletes come face to face with Nigeria’s ineptitude & typical chaos at Lagos in flight cancellations, airport sleep-overs … Tola Adenle

African Athletes stranded in Lagos – CNN I am a consumer of athletic events as I am of many sports, and the ongoing IAAF competitions in various cities: London, Berlin, Lausanne … have prevented a big void after the high of the World Cup (WC) in Russia. I look out for Nigerian sprinter, Ms. Amusan […]

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July 31, 2018

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Nigeria needs a truly federal system to accelerate development and unity & end overbearing, asphyxiating and monstrous octopus centralisation – [Serving] Senator Olúṣọlá Adéyẹyè

EXCERPTS OF A RECENT PAPER by Senator Oluṣọla Adeyẹye, Chief Whip, Representing my Senatorial District – Ọṣun Central – at Nigeria’s Upper Legislative House – TOLA.    The gales of doom have not only approached our doors, they gustily and ferociously bang on them! … In any case, were we to be totally oblivious to […]

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July 25, 2018

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Siege on Nigeria’s democracy continues as country’s “Federal” Govt barricades homes of Senate Presdident & Deputy in party-switch saga – Tola Adenle

The ongoing political events in Nigeria are troubling, to say the least. AGAIN, I ask: what is going on in Nigeria? The residences of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki (B.S) and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu in an attempt to carry out a [sort of] regime change by people purported to be loyal to Buhari, in […]

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July 18, 2018

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Nigeria’s Ekiti State: Election fell short of global standards – US observer group, Others

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti/punchng.com A coalition of domestic and international election observers accredited to observe the July 14 governorship poll in Ekiti State said the election fell short of global best practices and electoral standards. The Independent National Electoral Commission declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Kayode Fayemi, as the winner of the […]

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July 14, 2018

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As Ekitis go to the polls: it’s “no” to advocate of “open grazing” – Tola Adenle

As Ekitis go to the polls today to elect a new governor, massive turn-out is very important: from Ekiti-West’s utmost corner to the East, North and South. You must vote the future of coming generations which calls for voting against internal colonialists. May God and the spirits of our ancestors ensure that only the candidate […]

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