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In Sacred Grove in Nigeria, Worship and Connection – Adolphus Opara

December 19, 2016

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TRAVEL:  Heritage site in southwest Nigeria – by Adolphus Opara for The New York Times The ritual drummers preceded her as she strode down the broad steps toward the Osun shrine, carefully balancing on her head a calabash filled with kola nuts, palm oil and other offerings to the Yoruba gods. She was not used to […]

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USA: G.M.O. Labeling Law Could Stir a Revolution – Mark Bittman

September 2, 2016

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Nigerians should take a cue from the USA, home country of giant agro-chemical company, Monsanto and cry out on the company’s aggressive p.r. as well as other back-door means to have some of its most dangerous GMOs enter Nigeria’s food chain. While Monsanto is not being stopped from having these in the informed and tech-savvy […]

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Eric Garner’s message, “I can’t breathe” to NYC police & beyond, becomes rallying cry of call to stop de facto murders of African-American males – Tola Adenle

December 10, 2014

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Worn by The King & selling on the web for $14.95 upwards! Kobe at Lakers game [Huffington Post] Kobe and Lakers defeated Kings although they would most likely have defeated them, anyway – with or without The Tees. [My opinion! Jay-Z and Beyonce at Nets’ and Cavaliers’ Game, the warm up for which Lebron & […]

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Misrepresentation in the #BringBackOurGirls Campaign image: There’s something terribly wrong with Nigeria – Tola Adenle

May 9, 2014

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First, the government announced that it has rescued all but eight of a hundred girls kidnapped and everybody was relieved to a great extent.  Being forever a cynic on any statement issued by Nigerian government or its agencies, I told my spouse it just was not possible because things do not move that fast and […]

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Mission Schools Opened World to Africans, but Left an Ambiguous Legacy – New York Times

January 6, 2014

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Mission Schools Opened World to Africans, but Left an Ambiguous Legacy By SAMUEL G. FREEDMAN http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/28/us/mission-schools-ambiguous-legacy-in-south-africa.html?pagewanted=1&emc=eta1 MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014.

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Pastor Adeboye and the miraculous petrol – Tola Adenle

January 21, 2013

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In the last several days, a claim by one of Nigeria’s foremost Pentecostal/televagenlists, Pastor Adeboye that he drove between Ore in Ondo State and his house in Lagos – a distance of well over a hundred miles with his auto fuel gauge on ‘reserve’, has generated a lot of news and raised millions of eyebrows.  […]

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Strauss-Kahn to settle civil suit with hotel maid – NY Times

November 30, 2012

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Reuters http://emotanafricana.com/2011/05/23/the-little-matters-of-arnold-schwarznegger-and-imfs-straus-kahn/ Above is one of the stories this blog carried on the Dominique Straus-Khan’s scandal behavior last year when a New York hotel maid, Guinean Nafissatou Diallo accused him of rape. While the apparent sex addict threw scads of money on all sorts of investigations at portraying Ms. Diallo, his accuser as a liar, […]

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