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Thu, 23 May 2019 02:20:47 +0100


Nigeria charges Weekly Source editor Jones Abiri under cybercrimes, terrorism acts
Berlin, May 22, 2019 --A federal court today charged Jones Abiri, the publisher and editor-in -chief of the Weekly Source, under Nigeria 39;s cybercrimes act, anti-sabotage act, and terrorism prevention act for crimes allegedly carried out in 2016, and ordered the journalist to be detained, ...

Thu, 23 May 2019 01:25:27 +0100


Shettima to media aides: 'Don't extend my publicity beyond May 29'
Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima on Wednesday extended the most profound appreciation to all members of his media team comprising those in print, broadcast, online and social media engagements, for their overwhelming performance in the last eight years . The Governor however directed that all ...

Thu, 23 May 2019 01:15:47 +0100


Colorado school shooting and our divided nation:
The school shooting in Colorado is another painful reminder of the crisis of mass shootings in the US. It 39;s another shooting that claim innocent lives, while law-makers are barely thinking or making any serious effort to address the rapid increase of gun violence. This mass shooting would hav ...

Thu, 23 May 2019 00:57:34 +0100


Borno Nship To Sanction Contracted Facility Mismanaging Funds
Borno State Primary Health Care Development Agency (BoSPHCDA), through Nigeria State Health Investment Project (NSHIP), a World Bank assisted project has vowed to sanction any Facility Manager or staff that mismanage Investment Credit/Seed Funds or Subsidies that were disbursed to 101 Primary Health ...

Wed, 22 May 2019 23:57:40 +0100
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Organized crime runs Nigeria. SJ Dodgson. MJoTA v8n1 p0505

I am amazed that anyone who knows anything about Nigeria thinks its Federal government has the will or the resources to do anything to rescue the 300 enslaved girl scholars.

Nigeria is run by organized crime and depends on slave labor.

The Federal Government is set up to individually receive any revenues from oil sales, not to hand out money for essential services. A little cash trickles down to schools, universities, police, army and airports where most employees earn sub-poverty wages. Everything else goes into deep pockets to buy personal houses, cars, planes, first-class transport and first-class education at Harvard, Yale, Columbia and to spray cash around at weddings.

The US gave $20million to Nigeria? I bet the money never touched the ground. All you clever people in Washington, you need to read Sahara Reporters and watch Adeola Eunice Fayehun's weekly video.

The prime minister of South Korea resigned after 250 students drowned in an April ferry accident. Their vice principal hanged himself (which I regret) because he could not live with the shame. South Korea collectively is in mourning.

Nigeria, with its culture of indentured servants and slavery, in general does not see the enslavement of girls as a problem. Because of the outrage of the parents and the outrage of good people outside Nigeria, 2 weeks after the girls were taken, the president of Nigeria holds some meetings, arrests some representatives of the families, and begs for cash from the US.
Old cars in Lagos and New York City. SJ Dodgson 2014 MJoTA v8n1 p0408

So if I drive my 1996 Lumina into NYC and park it, anyone who wants it can take it and get it squished? I learned that any vehicle over 8 years old can be sold to metal dealers without proof of ownership. Hmph. I know my baby has at least 10 more years in the North East; maybe 30 in Nigeria.

My first trip to Nigeria I was based for 3 weeks in a suburb of Lagos. After the skies had stopped dumping water on us, which it did for 2 days, I went for a walk to the markets to buy fruit. This trip I made frequently during my visit, and the first time I saw a rusting exoskeleton of a car. As the weeks went on it was transformed into a functional, gleaming working car.

The concept that any scrap can be used, and made into something is ancient, and, during the second world war, got my relatives through the bombings in England and my children's relatives through the Holocaust and bombings in Germany. And certainly got my Biafran friends through the Biafran War that killed over 3 million of their relatives.

The law in New York City is absurd and targets the poor and the thrifty. They need to repeal it.
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‘I invented the term Afroczech': An interview with Czech-Nigerian author Obonete Ubam
Obonete Ubam is a Czech-Nigerian author who describes how he came to embrace his African heritage in a newly published book that became a media sensation in the Czech Republic.

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 16:06:24 +0000


The scent of revolution: The story behind Sudan's legendary perfume label remix
Artist Amado Alfadni transforms Sudan's iconic Bint El Sudan perfume label into a revolutionary message.

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 15:18:44 +0000


Young, dreadlocked or tattooed in Nigeria? Police might harass or kill you.
SARS is Nigeria's police squad operating outside of the law

Sun, 07 Apr 2019 15:34:09 +0000


Hundreds gather in Nigeria to mourn professor Pius Adesanmi: ‘A juggernaut of African thought’
"A thousand years from now, I am hoping that fragments of my writing survive: not all accepted to live as slaves of the most irresponsible rulers of their era."

Sat, 16 Mar 2019 03:14:08 +0000


Nigerians grieve the death of Pius Adesanmi, postcolonial scholar and public intellectual
"A towering intellectual with a mind that cut through issues like a scalpel who still remained curious about the issues of a younger would-be thinker ..."

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 04:50:12 +0000


The French Yellow Vests movement seen through global lenses
As we witness the rise of the Yellow Vests, France revisits its bloodthirsty history.

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 09:35:30 +0000


Nigeria postpones 2019 general elections hours before polls open, citing ‘logistics and operations’ concerns
"Why on earth would elections be postponed with just a couple of hours left? Why did they wait until the last minute?"

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 19:20:18 +0000
Location of  Nigeria  (dark blue)– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)– in African Union  (light blue)  —  [Legend]
Protest the kidnapping of nearly 300 young women from school in Nigeria every day. Educated young women are not commodities for trade: we demand they be found and returned to their parents and studies. Wrap your head in solidarity.
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Video on this page, moving tribute to Nigeria's first ruler Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe (1904-1996) after independence on October 1, 1960. Watch the British Union Jack being lowered and the Nigerian flag raised and saluted.


For story about faculty member who currently holds Dr Azikiwe’s appointment at Lincoln University of Pennsylvania, click here.

Above, Dr Susanna with Professor Afe Ekundayo, Dean of Natural Sciences at Ambrose Alli University, and then Deputy Vice Chancellor, during a visit to the United States for a Microbiology conference.

Below, picture taken by Dr Susanna during the crowning of a Nigerian King in Aug 2010 in Lagos.

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Global Wealth Gap Would Be Smaller Today Without Climate Change, Study Finds
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Nigeria’s President Promises, Again, to Bring Back Kidnapped Chibok Students
Five years after dozens of girls were kidnapped by militants, half are still missing. Their absence seems all but forgotten, except by their families.

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