Akintokunbo Adejumo's Blog – January 2010 Archive (4)

CHAMPIONS FOR NIGERIA - IN DEFENCE AND SUPPORT OF GOV TUNDE FASHOLA

31st January 2010



CHAMPIONS FOR NIGERIA - IN DEFENCE AND SUPPORT OF GOV TUNDE FASHOLA



Champions for Nigeria (CFN), a registered global organisation, based in the United Kingdom wishes to pronounce our unalloyed solidarity and support for the government of Governor Babatunde Fashola, Executive Governor of Lagos State. In the face of orchestrated campaign of calumny against the best civil administration and governance in the political stratosphere of Nigeria in recent times,… Continue

Added by Akintokunbo Adejumo on January 31, 2010 at 7:18pm — 2 Comments

The Hypocrisy of Raising Money for The Haiti Disaster

“Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, they have their reward”. (Matthew 6:2)



It is, unfortunately, that time in the world again. A disaster happened and the rich people of the UK and America are trying to outdo each other in being proclaimed heroes and philanthropists. Only it is all self-serving, hypocrisy and… Continue

Added by Akintokunbo Adejumo on January 22, 2010 at 5:39pm — 2 Comments

The Save Nigeria Protest March In London, Friday 15th January 2010

Seems like this date, 15th January 2010 will go down in the history of the Nigerians Abroad as a great day. Notably too, it was also the birthday of that great Icon of the Black race, Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. although its celebration this year in the United States will be on Monday 18th January.

It was the day Nigerians from throughout the United Kingdom and Europe gathered in an 'Enough is Enough – Save Nigeria” protest rally in London,… Continue

Added by Akintokunbo Adejumo on January 16, 2010 at 9:04pm — 2 Comments

Self-Flagellation and The Abdulmutallab Affair

Sometime not too long ago, it seems, in the early 1990s, I was at a London court to help interpret for a young Nigerian who had been charged to the court for armed robbery. I was sure the young Nigeria could speak perfect, if accented, English, but the Crown Prosecution Service decided they could not understand his accent and it would be in his best interest if someone were to interpret for him.



The judge, on hearing the charges, immediately called the Crown Prosecutor to his bench… Continue

Added by Akintokunbo Adejumo on January 7, 2010 at 10:44am — 4 Comments

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