Tag Archives: Nigeria

Nigeria’s first-ever W. Africa private hospital to join league of teaching hospitals in open-heart surgeries in region – [Nigeria’s] The Guardian

January 26, 2014

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Hole In Heart Cases, Nigeria Lags Behind WHO Standards By Chijioke Iremeka Recently in Osogbo, Osun State, a private health facility, Biket Medical Centre, was reported to have performed successfully, 12 cases of open-heart surgeries without any fatality experienced at the initial trials by teaching hospitals in Nigeria … He [Adenle] said, “We are partnering […]

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“Good luck, Mr. Jonathan. It’s time you were impeached … Nigeria worst place for a child to be born in 2013”

March 21, 2013

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By Joel Brinkley, the Hearst professional in residence at Stanford University and a Pulitzer Prize-winning former correspondent for The New York Times Just outside President Goodluck Jonathan’s office sat 17 ambulances, just in case he or one of his aides fell ill. They were seldom if ever used. No actual health care facility nationwide had as […]

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Ghanaian Yalies, Heroes of Thursday, February 9th & beyond! by Metty Markwei

February 10, 2013

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Humor me:  Still on Heroes by Metty Markwei So this week I had the privilege of sitting in an audience at Yale, and hearinHumor me:  Still on Heroes by Metty Markweg Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary General speak. He is such an incredible speaker, dignified and eloquent as well. Being Ghanaian, I was brimming with […]

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A reader reacts to story on Chinese mistreatment of Nigerian workers – Abdsalam Ajetunmobi

October 21, 2011

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  I am not surprised by the report that Nigerian employees of Chinese companies are being treated as punching bags. China is one of the flagbearers for authoritarian system with scant regard for human rights of workers, especially those who are dark.  The Chinese’s attitude towards people of dark skin dates back to China’s mainly […]

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2011 Election musing, continued [April 10: 2]

April 10, 2011

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by Tola Adenle Reject all the old cliches about Buhari. Reject the people sowing hate. Reject a system that has sent most of our brightest and best abroad. Say yes to corruption’s demise. Next Saturday is the beginning of our liberation, important as yesterday’s elections are. This is our time, Nigerians.  We cannot and must […]

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Nigeria goes to polls

April 2, 2011

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by Tola Adenle Nigeria’s day of destiny is here! Nigerians must put to shame beginning today – and the next two Saturdays – the structure of looting, impunity, blood-letting, political rascality and debasement of the majority of us by a few through rigged elections. We must ask ourselves questions to which answers are well known:  […]

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Nigerian 2011 Elections – A Case of Dubious Polling Results – Tola Adenle

March 30, 2011

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Former publisher of the women’s bi-monthly, Emotan (1977-1984) and op-ed columnist with The Nation, Tola Adenle now publishes her writing here on https://emotan.wordpress.com.  The blog encourages an active discussion around matters social and political related to Nigeria, so feel free to comment! “Polling” seems to be the latest addition to deceiving the Nigerian people but […]

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Nigeria 2011 Elections: Nigeria Must be Rid of Cancer-like PDP

March 30, 2011

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Former publisher of the women’s bi-monthly, Emotan (1977-1984) and op-ed columnist with The Nation, Tola Adenle now publishes her writing here on https://emotan.wordpress.com.  This is a re-print of an article first published in The Nation.  The blog encourages an active discussion around matters social and political related to Nigeria, so feel free to comment but […]

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