Blog entries from: Thy Glory O' Nigeria..!

The Angry Blogger, ...Torn Between 2 worlds!

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April 13 2014

From Thy Glory O' Nigeria..! Sun Apr 13 2014, 15:21:53

By Adeola Aderounmu When Bimbo Fatokun came to Sweden in 2002 for a football trial at Djurgården the first question he asked me when we met was "Omotayo, which club are you playing for"? I told him I came to ... Continue reading →

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April 11 2014

From Thy Glory O' Nigeria..! Fri Apr 11 2014, 01:59:00

By Adeola Aderounmu One day two men from Pakistan told me a joke. I'll share it. [Transparency International (TI) was going to rank countries in the world using the so called corruption perception index. Pakistan was going to be rated ... Continue reading →

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April 3 2014

From Thy Glory O' Nigeria..! Thu Apr 3 2014, 08:45:05

By Adeola Aderounmu One day in early March 2014 a Nigerian man killed a police officer in South Africa. The tragic incident took place at La Rochelle in Johannesburg. The Nigerian was caught with illegal drugs and he resisted arrest. ... Continue reading →

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March 29 2014

From Thy Glory O' Nigeria..! Sat Mar 29 2014, 04:43:07

Adeola Aderounmu It was a week when the Nigerian JTF brought the face of evil to the front pages. 2 Britons who have been involved in crude oil theft in Nigeria were apprehended and arrested. Of course, many other (local) ... Continue reading →

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March 25 2014

From Thy Glory O' Nigeria..! Tue Mar 25 2014, 04:42:00

Adeola Aderounmu The biggest news in Nigeria this week apart from the unending massacre in Northern Nigeria is the ritual forest discovered in Ibadan. Those who are not used to the "juju" of Africa will find this difficult to comprehend. ... Continue reading →

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March 24 2014

From Thy Glory O' Nigeria..! Mon Mar 24 2014, 06:27:36

By Adeola Aderounmu In 1989 when I was at my final year of secondary school at Festac Grammar School in Lagos, I made a "senior uniform" for less than N100. So what has happened to making a pair of trousers ... Continue reading →

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March 22 2014

From Thy Glory O' Nigeria..! Sat Mar 22 2014, 05:46:47

By Adeola Aderounmu I define here HM-HS. It's an incapacitation of the police and the judiciary in a country characterised by absolute systemic failure. This is my definition of the situation in Nigeria where criminals and thieves rule the people. ... Continue reading →

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March 16 2014

From Thy Glory O' Nigeria..! Sun Mar 16 2014, 05:28:20

By Adeola Aderounmu My beloved Festac was thrown into mourning on Tuesday night. My passion and love for Festac Town meant that I have written about the glory and the fall of Festac Town, even here in the village square. ... Continue reading →

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March 9 2014

From Thy Glory O' Nigeria..! Sun Mar 9 2014, 11:42:37

By Adeola Aderounmu One day in December 2006, I sat in my car for more than 4 hours at a gas station in Festac Town, Lagos. We had queued up for petrol because the commodity had been scarce for some ... Continue reading →

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March 2 2014

From Thy Glory O' Nigeria..! Sun Mar 2 2014, 11:30:54

By Adeola Aderounmu When late Musa Yar' Adua became the ruler of Nigeria in 2007 after one of the several disputed elections in Nigeria, one of his "achievements" was granting amnesty to the Niger Delta militants. He had a 6 ... Continue reading →

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