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

August 18, 2018


  Kofi Anan  []   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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May the New Year bring new beginnings to us all – Tola Adenle

January 1, 2018


Here’s to a New Year that brings your choicest resolutions, your choicest wishes for you and loved ones, and my own wishefor this New Year?  A world that would not be turned into a wasteland by the power-drunken-ness of two maniacs on two far-apart continents. And to Nigeria, the land of my birth?  A wish […]

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Barrack and Michelle get together for lunch with U2’s Bono & NYC goes ga-ga – Tola Adenle

March 13, 2017


The Obamas Give Us a Lesson in Power Couple Dressing – Marjon Carlos for Were Michelle and Barack Obama conspiring to save the world today as they sat down for a power lunch with Bono? Who’s to say…But what we do know is that the former first couple looked like they meant business as they […]

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Feast for the eyes & soul worth sharing: Antartic bases, from wooden huts to “embassies on ice”

January 14, 2017


BRAZIL’S “Embassy on Ice” glistens against a backdrop of icy mountains with a sea front reflecting the architectural beauty and a beautiful sky while the country’s flag flutters far away from its tropical home in a humongous neighborhood dominated by the big boys of the world. Brazil, India and Korea may not be First World […]

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“In my view, history will be kind to Obama … he will stay in history and the hearts of many of us.” – Italian P.M. Renzi in moving farewell message

November 11, 2016


  “Let’s hope it’s a girl, to quote the title of an old movie. In the meantime, I think it’s only right to give Barack Obama due credit for these last eight years”  – Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi    Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi praised President Barack Obama’s eight-year administration and reiterated his support […]

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Healing words for these times: “… dry your tears, look inside yourself … We will rise again.” – Yaeger

November 9, 2016


  C’mon Girl, there’s still work to do on the tons of issues that call on us, AND there IS life to be lived! – Tola;  ” … the sun will rise again.” – Lynn Yaeger Image & Story Source: This story appeared today in under the caption – How to Light a Spark on This […]

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#Panamapapers (5): Nigeria’s Premium Times follows the paper trail by Nigerian lawyers to Mossack Fonseca, named names!

July 12, 2016


EXPOSED: #Panamapapers: The Nigerian lawyers who acted as intermediaries for Mossack Fonseca – [Nigeria’s] Premium Times   Some faces of Nigerian lawyers from law firms involved in the infamous Panama Papers leak. Their “companies are however making spirited efforts to deny inks with Mossack Fonseca”. Documents, though, are disproving denials.      Some Nigerian lawyers worked extensively with […]

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The BBC obliges Ali’s millions of fans around the world to enjoy the spectacle of thousands lining route of final journey home in Louisville – Tola Adenle

June 10, 2016


For hours this Friday, Muslims’ holy day during the Faith’s Holy month of Ramadan, the BBC – surprisingly more than any American television station – carried uninterrupted live broadcast of the cortege of Ali’s funeral procession as it passed through the streets of Louisville, Kentucky, the city that earned him the “Louisville Lip” sobriquet. After […]

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The Panamapapers(3): Leak, including the faces of the “power players”, & – oh, hum – Nigerian dramatis personae – World news

April 5, 2016


  The hands-in-the-cookie-jar-faces of alleged Panama account operators!   WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE PANAMA PAPERS LEAK   GIANT LEAK OF OFFSHORE FINANCIAL RECORDS EXPOSES GLOBAL ARRAY OF CRIME AND CORRUPTION #PanamaPapers: Giant Leak of Offshore Financial Records Exposes Global Array of Corruption   LAWYER AT CENTER OF PANAMA PAPERS DATA LEAK […]

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Airbus Tragedy in the Alps: Pilot in German airbus crash was locked out of cockpit: New York Times

March 26, 2015

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