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Obit: Professor Adeṣẹgun Banjọ passes on at 79 – Tola Adenle

February 8, 2019

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MAIL BELOW SENT EARLIER TODAY TO donors who gave very generously to Professor Banjo’s medical treatment, a true patriot whose fortune declined to the point of being hardly able to feed himself after purportedly planning a “war of Yoruba liberation. Segun Adebanjo who used the full family name was brother to Col. Banjo who was […]

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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

June 7, 2018

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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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List of owners of Lagos luxury apartments one of which warehoused $50 million – Saharareporters.com

April 20, 2017

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1A  – Former Guaranty Trust Bank Chairman, Fola Adeola 1B  – Former Anambra Governor & Mrs. Peter Obi 2A – Ahmed Kida 2B – Ahmed Kida but apartment occupied by Esther Ogbue (a recently retired MD of NNPC) 3A – Kayode Sonaike 3B – Sterling Assets 4A and 4B – Leo Stan Ekeh 5A – […]

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Nigeria, where anything is possible, in world’s eyes as truth behind $50m cash found in a Lagos apartment, remains unsolved

April 18, 2017

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There have been reports of huge sums of cash discovered by Nigeria’s crime-investigating agency, the Economic & Financial Crimes Commission lately. Among multiple finds were a couple of what is “trending” – to borrow an info-age cliche – within Nigeria’s cesspool of corruption government officialdom which seems to have been enhanced by the new “Whistle-blower” […]

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We’ve come a long way … just not as in the old cigarette ad – Tola Adenle

March 30, 2017

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emotanafricana.com is six years old today, March 30, 2017! To put a little twist to an old friendly, albeit a deadly come-on Virginia Slims cigarette ad to young women: we’ve come a long way, baby! A few things to sing about follow these acknowledgments. Thanks to all my visitors – known and unknown – who’ve helped me […]

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A war on corruption? Cook of a top official at Nigeria’s NNPC absconds with US$6 million cash! – Tola Adenle

November 3, 2016

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Photo Credit: Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue: saharareporters.com   Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue, the NNPC MD who, like many top civil servants, politicians, political jobbers … have so much cash – and in various foreign currencies stacked in their homes – that a cook – chef, she named him – could cart six million greenbacks PLUS jewelry. Why does Nigeria […]

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Obit: Ken Saro-Wiwa, Jr., son of murdered environmentalist Ken, Snr. is dead – Tola Adenle

October 20, 2016

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Ken Saro-Wiwa, Jr. [Photo Credit: saharareporters.com] Ken Saro-Wiwa, Jr., son of late environmentalist and human rights fighter for his Ogoni (Nigeria’s oil-producing area in the Delta) people, is dead. Ken Saro-Wiwa, Senior was sentenced to death by the General Abacha regime on trumped-up charges  because he cried out to the world about the extensive degradation of […]

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Nigeria’s Islamic extremists strike again as 8 students are burnt alive for “blasphemy against Prophet Mohammed” – Tola Adenle

August 23, 2016

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Islamic terrorism continue to grow in Nigeria as Christians are being killed in Northern Nigeria for no reason beyond targeted people being Christians. There have been reported killing of Christians that are not from the Boko Haram extremists in different states in the North, a situation that has increased in the past year. Bridget Agbahime,a […]

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Of 538 recruits by the Nigerian Prisons, around 370 come from 14 Northern States – saharareporters.com

July 2, 2016

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In opening her comments on the Chief of Army Staff (Buratai’s) mess that has arisen about his two homes in Dubai, and both purchases being questioned even as the army has seemingly cleared him according to a newspaper report, considering the second one was reportedly acquired eleven (11) days after becoming COAS – “Buhari’s War on Corruption […]

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Buhari’s War on Corruption? New “Chief of Army Staff bought 2nd Dubai property 11 days after appointment” – saharareporters.com

June 29, 2016

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On July 13, 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari appointed General Buratai as Chief of Army Staff. Our investigations show that, within 11 days of his appointment, the general was making arrangements for the purchase of a second property from the same company in Dubai. Our investigators obtained evidence that, between July 24 and August 17, 2015, General […]

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