|Posted by The Reunion Black Family on May 17, 2014 at 4:40 PM||comments (0)|
Mko Abiola’s forgotten reparations crusade
Towards the end of 2012, an explosive new book by Africa’s first literature Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, titled: ‘Harmattan Haze on an African Spring’ was quietly released to the reading public. I guess this must have been about the same time that Professor Chinua Achebe’s highly controversial and contentious book, ‘There wa...Read Full Post »
|Posted by The Reunion Black Family on May 8, 2014 at 3:25 AM||comments (0)|
Goodluck Jonathan: A powerless president
A wave of violence is spreading over Nigeria. Almost daily, the terrorist group Boko Haram is involved in massacres, kidnappings and bombings. Does President Goodluck Jonathan have control of the country?
Never before has the division within Nigeria been as obvious as it is now. The prosperous south which helped make the country the leadi...Read Full Post »
|Posted by The Reunion Black Family on May 4, 2014 at 8:00 AM||comments (2)|
How Bill Gates is Sponsoring Boko Haram Insurgency In Nigeria
The Global Prolife Alliance (GPA) Council has identified American billionaire, Bill Gates as a major foreign sponsor of the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria’s North East region.
Speaking with journalists in Owerri, the chairman of the GPA, Dr. Philip Njemanze disclosed that Gates and Monsanto were sponsoring the insurgency in the region ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by The Reunion Black Family on March 30, 2014 at 12:40 PM||comments (1)|
President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria suggests international conspiracy in arms flow to Boko Haram terrorist.
"When one looks at the characters carrying these sophisticated weapons in the turbulent areas, including the northern part of my country – like an AK-47 riffle that is approximately more than $1,000, compared to the total cost of the materials they put on, including the canvass, which is often not up to $50...Read Full Post »
|Posted by The Reunion Black Family on January 23, 2014 at 11:35 AM||comments (0)|
President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, challenged African leaders to give priority to the promotion of inclusive economic growth on the continent to avoid problems associated with poverty and financial equality.
He made the call in Davos, Switzerland, where he is attending the World Economic Forum. He was received on arrival by the founder of the World Economic Forum, Dr. Klaus Schwab. He said his administration was already doing a lot to enhance inclusive growth in Nigeria through pol...Read Full Post »
|Posted by The Reunion Black Family on October 4, 2013 at 2:05 PM||comments (1)|
"Only a fool would let his enemy teach his children." - Malcolm X
"Autum Ashante" from the Bronx, NY was accepted at the University of Connecticut at the age of 13 to study medicine. Totally home schooled, she could read at two years old, and by the time she was 3, she was writing and performing poetry. By age 8, Autum had an IQ of 149, she also speaks Swahili, Arabic and Spanish.
We hear so much about the pl...Read Full Post »
|Posted by The Reunion Black Family on October 4, 2013 at 7:45 AM||comments (2)|
Olufi Adewale Asabi, who reigned from 1926 to 1948, was the son of Olugboira and Osunfolahan. Despite the fact that he was a prince, he was made to work on the farm by his parent and in his early manhood, he had learn the value of dignity of labour.
When he came to the throne as Olufi of Gbongan in 1926,he knew he had a lot to do and did not waste a minute in executing his plan.The first thing he did was to unit...Read Full Post »
|Posted by The Reunion Black Family on November 11, 2012 at 11:00 AM||comments (5)|
Four Nigerian Teenage Girls Develop a Urine-Powered Generator.
Four teenage girls, Duro-Aina Adebola (14), Akindele Abiola (14), Faleke Oluwatoyin (14) and Bello Eniola (15) have stunned the country with their invention of a urine powered generator at this year’s Maker Faire Africa, an event which shows off innovations, inventions, and initiatives that solve immediate challenges and problems, and then works to support and propagate them. The teenagers’ invention was one of t...Read Full Post »
|Posted by The Reunion Black Family on June 3, 2012 at 4:05 AM||comments (2)|
World Oldest Known Boat
8000 years ago, Nigeria. "World oldest known boat" the Dufuna Canoe was discovered near the region of the River Yobe. The Canoe was discovered by a Fulani herdsman in May 1987, in Dufuna Village while digging a well. The canoe’s “almost black wood”, said to be African mahogany, as “entirely an organic material”.
Various Radio-Carbon tests conducted in ...Read Full Post »
Sir Samuel Layinka Ayodeji Manuwa, (1903-1976) The man who invented an excision knife to treat tropical ulcers
|Posted by The Reunion Black Family on April 25, 2012 at 4:10 PM||comments (0)|
Samuel Layinka Ayodeji Manuwa, KT, CMG, OBE (1903–1976) The man who invented an excision knife to treat tropical ulcers. was a pioneering Nigerian surgeon, Inspector General of Medical Services and former Chief Medical Adviser to the Federal Government of Nigeria. He was the first Nigerian to pass the FRCS . and he graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1934. In 1966, he was elected president of the World Federation for Mental Health. During his lifetime he served as a Nigeria...Read Full Post »
|Posted by The Reunion Black Family on March 16, 2012 at 1:45 PM||comments (0)|
Fela Kuti with Late Bukina Faso President Thomas Sankara the Only Africa president visited Africa Shrine in Lagos
Fela Anikulapo Kuti-15 October 1938 — 2 August 1997), was a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist musician and composer, pioneer of afrobeat music, human rights activist, and political maverick.
Fela was born Olufela Olusegun Oludotu...Read Full Post »
|Posted by The Reunion Black Family on December 19, 2011 at 11:55 AM||comments (1)|
|Posted by The Reunion Black Family on December 11, 2011 at 5:50 AM||comments (5)|
Nigerian leaders paint Dubai red
•Ex-VP, MILAD, Governors buy up choice properties
•The billions they spend on helicopter cruise, Amani Club
By Daniel Alabrah
Sunday, December 11, 2011
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|Posted by The Reunion Black Family on December 11, 2011 at 5:15 AM||comments (6)|
South Africa's president, Jacob Zuma in Nigeria, yesterday called on his counterparts on the continent to ditch economic mode...Read Full Post »
Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti (1900-1978) was a Nigerian feminist who fought for suffrage and equal rights for her countrywomen
|Posted by The Reunion Black Family on November 28, 2011 at 3:55 PM||comments (0)|
Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti (1900-1978) was a Nigerian feminist who fought for suffrage and equal rights for her countrywomen long before the second wave of the women's movement in the United States. She also joined the struggle for Nigerian independence as an activist in the anti-colonial movement. Described by many as the mother of women's rights in Nigeria, she was regarded in her time as "The Mother of Africa."
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|Posted by The Reunion Black Family on November 16, 2011 at 12:20 PM||comments (23)|
I was so sad, very sad indeed and I reflected: Abdulsalami Abubakar stole about 20 billion U.S dollars from Nigeria , Atiku Abubakar stole about $18 billion U.S dollars, Olusegun Obasanjo and her daughter- Iyabo liquidated about $13 billion dollar power project, IBB stole about $20 billion US dollars from Nigeria. Ibori stole over $2.6 billion U.S dollars, Tony Anenih stole about $6 billion U.S. dollars during his time as a federal minister alone, Abba Ruma stole about 1.3 billion U.S d...Read Full Post »
|Posted by The Reunion Black Family on November 13, 2011 at 2:25 PM||comments (6)|
This is the first house in Africa built from bottles,
Recycled plastic for homes will eliminate waste and provide inexpensive housing.
Yahaya Musa, a 19-years old Nigerian build sand-filled plastic bottles in Sabongarin Yelwa village, near the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna.
The idea undoubtedly seemed strange at first: take the plastic water bottles that litter Nigeria's roads, canals ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by The Reunion Black Family on November 11, 2011 at 2:45 PM||comments (0)|
Lagos, Nigeria - Nigeria has formally protested against the terror alert issued by the US Embassy in Nigeria over impending attacks on some targets, including three luxury hotels, in Nigeria's capital, Abuja. The action came as the embassy also downplayed the alert, which it issued to Americans living in Nigeria, in the wake of the massive attacks in northern Yobe state by the Islamic insurgents Boko Haram that left 150 dead.
The private Guardian newspaper reported on Friday that the Ni...Read Full Post »
|Posted by The Reunion Black Family on October 16, 2011 at 5:25 AM||comments (2)|
U.S. to Expand Military Co-Operation With Abuja.And President Jonathan Desperate To sell Nigeria Back To Colonia.
Abuja — The United States of America has indicated interest in expanding military and defence co-operation with Nigeria in order to tackle the emerging security challenges in the country and the West African sub-region.
This was disclosed yesterday in Abuja by the US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence in Africa, Amb. Vicki Huddleston when she paid a courtesy v...Read Full Post »