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“What did she growed” … (ouch!) & a couple of other blogs elsewhere – Tola Adenle

December 9, 2013

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Yahoo News, some months back: “WHAT DID SHE GROWED”? [Ouch!] Ms. Flanigan, this story is so short one would not expect any grammatical blunder, especially one as simple as – pardon the repetition – a SIMPLE past tense, not a participle: “Why did she GROW them out …” is what you need. Okay, this IS […]

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Yemisi Ogbe, whose delicious blogs on Nigeria’s varied culinary fares leave you pining to try something you’ve never heard of, reviews Adichie’s “Americanah – Tola Adenle

September 4, 2013

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Credit:  [Rested Nigeria’s] 234NEXT I’m one of those who feel a sense of great loss at the demise of 234NEXT, the newspaper founded and anchored by the husband/wife journalist pair, the Pulitzer Prize winner at The New York Post, Dele Olojede and Ama Ogan and, perhaps, a debilitating sense of personal loss of certain essayists whose […]

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Old Blogs Elsewhere: conclusion from August 2012

January 6, 2013

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Last August, I posted several blogs from the [then] recent past and some from several years ago as:  https://emotanafricana.com/2012/08/27/ghana-arts-councils-soul-to-soul-a-blast-from-the-past-other-blogs-tola-adenle/ They are quite a lot; emotanafricana.com is my repository for all writing except books.   I think they’d be best enjoyed if taken a few at a time.  TOLA. ======= BLOGS EVERYWHERE

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Ghana Arts Council’s “Soul to Soul”, a blast from the past & other blogs elsewhere – Tola Adenle

August 27, 2012

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LETTERS TO EDs., BLOGS, etcetera [Not used in chronological order although the first is the oldest.] “Soul to Soul” Concert, organized by Ghanaian Arts Council.June, 1971 EBONY:I have just finished reading your very interesting article in the June EBONY, “Soul to Soul.”  I managed a chuckle when I read the paragraph that says “…It must […]

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Oil Subsidy Protests: attack on ACN senators at Ibadan is an ominous sign, if “lawmakers” can read it! – Tola Adenle

January 12, 2012

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A report in newspapers of an attack on four Action Congress Party of Nigeria (ACN) who were travelling to Abuja is ominous for the country as President Jonathan continues to dig in, perhaps, on the advice of his backers who could not be Nigerians.  I say this because I’ve also read of former Presidents Shagari […]

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A list of those who have continued to profit from Nigerians’ collective misery thru the “Oil Subsidy” lie – Tola Adenle

December 3, 2011

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I think I can finally claim to  an understanding of the meaning of “oil subsidy” with the list released by the Nigerian Senate. On the October 15 news report titled “Private Sector backs FG on removal of fuel subsidies on petroleum products” by 234NEXT, I submitted the following comments: Posted by TOLA ADENLE on Oct […]

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Readers react to “Open letter to President Jonathan”

November 14, 2011

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As usual for certain essays, I’m posting responses – they are also in the comments section after the essay – so that readers do not read the essay and skip comments as often happens.  From experience, many comments by bloggers are as enlightening and even better than the main essay.  Subsequent comments will be added […]

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An open letter to Nigeria’s President Jonathan – Tola Adenle (2)

November 14, 2011

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AN OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT JONATHAN When Silence may NOT be golden While I’ve written a lot about your government since the acting capacity under Late Alhaji Yar Adua, this is perhaps the first letter directed to you.  Your predecessor, retired General Obasanjo did receive at least one apart from countless essays on his administration […]

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Two different posts from two v-e-r-y different websites for your weekend enjoyment

October 28, 2011

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The changing face of Lagos, 234NEXT Posted by TOLA ADENLE, Oct 01 2010 I decided to post this for those who might have missed it.  Recently, I revisited a story from 2010 Independence Anniversary which I had read and blogged online and to my surprise, the picture used had been replaced with picture of a Nigerian flag!  Well, […]

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Blogs elsewhere: A few of my many blogs at 234NEXT – Tola Adenle

September 20, 2011

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I’ve blogged for some years on various sites but my two favorites have been saharareporters.com and 234NEXT.com.  Here are a few of what must be scores of commentaries on various topics: Posted by TOLA ADENLE on Apr 12 2010.  Amman Ogan’s HERE AND THERE [Men] Saying Sorry [http://234next.com/csp/cms/sites/Next/Home/5552757-146/here_and_there_saying_sorry_.csp] In “Baby can I hold you tonight” […]

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