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Who is afraid of Sowore? – Tola Adenle

December 25, 2013

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[This essay first appeared as “The President vs. Sowore” in The Nation on Sunday on December 17, 2006. It is used here under the title with which it was submitted … In a reference to “The President vs. Sowore essay, I used the original title because I could no longer find the actual newspaper clipping […]

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Nigeria’s ‘first ladyism’ (13): Joe Igbokwe laments Mrs. Jonathan’s alleged meddlesomeness in governance

July 16, 2013

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“PLEASE STOP THIS EMBARRASSMENT …” – Joe Igbokwe, Sahara Reporters http://saharareporters.com/press-release/please-stop-embarrassment-called-mrs-patience-jonathan-joe-igbokwe#comment-598782   Women have always spoken out against these excesses, Mr. Igbokwe Submitted by tola adenle on July 16, 2013 – 21:43. Women have spoken out; I know two, incl. me who have written a series on “Nigeria’s ‘First Ladyism’ …” since THE NATION. Series […]

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Who’s afraid of Sowore? – Tola Adenle

May 9, 2012

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[This essay first appeared as “The President vs. Sowore” in The Nation on Sunday on December 17, 2006.  It is used here under the title with which it was submitted because in October 2010, I wrote about Mrs. Jonathan’s “first ladyism” (Wole Soyinka’s coinage during late Stella Obasanjo’s time), an essay reproduced here at  https://emotanafricana.com/2012/02/23/the-first-ladies-3-mrs-patience-jonathans-troubling-first-ladyism/.  […]

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