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Tag Archives: Omoyele Sowore

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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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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Emeka Ugwuonye’s case against Sahara Reporters’ Sowore dismissed by U.S. Court

November 26, 2012

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It is gratifying to see one of those always working to have saharareporters.com shut down from time to time  – shut up by the U.S. legal system. Ugwuonye was not the first nor would he probably be the last as Sowore, the young man who started the blog which has become perhaps the greatest political […]

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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  http://emotanafricana.com/2012/02/23/the-first-ladies-3-mrs-patience-jonathans-troubling-first-ladyism/.  […]

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Nigerians in the U.S.A. take Protest to Subsidy-removal Source, The World Bank – Tola Adenle

January 9, 2012

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emotanafricana, Washington, D.C., January 09, 2012. Ms. Emira Woods of the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, D.C. led a solidarity protest with OccupyNigeria today at the World Bank Headquarters in D.C.  Supported by Sahara Reporters, Justice in Nigeria Now, Africa Faith and Justice Network Jubilee USA, Africa Action, Action Aid and OccupyNigeria Movement in […]

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Sahara Reporters gets World Recognition! – Tola Adenle

May 4, 2011

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by Tola Adenle [This blog is gradually taking shape though it still has a long way to go.  Have you read ABOUT this blogger?] emotan.wordpress.com is not a news blog.  It is a blog that carries my reactions and comments – and readers’ comments – on social, political and other areas of life as stated […]

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