In the event that the question is posed “Who constitutes the African first-timers?”, they are the Africans who, in spite of the status quo at their time, belled the cat whether by choice or by chance. By that, we mean Africans who did things that were hitherto considered impossible, too risky or just way above the reach of any African and trust me we have more than enough names that can get mentioned in a single piece as this.
Let’s do ourselves a favour by mentioning some.
BARACK OBAMA This is the first African (African American, as some call him) and 44th President of the United States of America. Born by a Kenyan father, what drove him to the top of the American government must have been internal much more than external. An inner resolve and drive to get to the top. In this vein, quite a number Continue reading Role Models: African first-timers…
Nigeria na country where plenty people get shame and a few, lousy ones don trade dem shame for money on a platter of gold. At least, if that money go take them to the top, na who care about the shame? In fact, the question wey dem go ask na say “Those people wey get shame, dem fit go market go buy something with shame?” That’s not possible.
So, why not lose the shame and take the money. If you need one of those examples of shamelessness in Nigeria, make you visit the link below http://saharareporters.com/video/rivers-assembly-crisis-lawmaker-battered-mace-still-critical-condition-channelstv?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+saharaReporters+(Sahara)
where Lawmakers, who suppose to dey represent millions of people resort to flogging (nay, killing) themselves rather than representing the people that voted them to do so. Well, anybody fit live as Continue reading Rivers Assembly Crisis: Battered Lawmaker Still dey critical condition
lAkUnLeScReWs don gather from News making the rounds say Pastor William Kumuyi don offer to resign as General Superintendent of the Deeper Life Bible Church because of the controversy wey dey trail the wedding of em second son, John. Continue reading The Kumuyis,Wedding,Indecency,apology,resignation and the public
Greetings from lAkUnLeScReWs as young Nigerians dey organise one standard Trade Fair for Oyo State, Nigeria.
“Manufacturing Opportunities in Stimulating the Nigerian Economy for Investment Evolution”
Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba, Ibadan, Oyo State.Friday, 9August – Sunday, 18August, 2013
Of Pandit Nehru and Sir Adesoji Aderemi: between India and western Nigeria
Pandit Nehru was born on November 14 1889 and Sir Adesoji Aderemi, November November 15 1889
Nehru was first Prime Minister of India with Political Capital in New Delhi. whereas Sir Aderemi was Ooni of Ife and first African Governor .He was Governor of Western Region.
Nehru”s Daughter, Indira Gandhi was first Woman Prime Minister of India and Sir Aderemi”s daughte,r Tejumade Alakija was first female head of Service in Africa Continue reading Between India and Western Nigeria by Augustine Togonu-Bickersteth