Category Archives: News and politics

Nigerian journalism at its most charming

The following from vanguardngr.com A seven-year-old girl (names withheld) has narrated how her father paid her after sexually abusing her at their Ojokoro Housing Estate, Meiran, Ijaiye, Lagos, residence. The primary three pupil said: “My daddy usually gives me money after … Continue reading

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Putinism in Ecosse

It surprises some that the paper of choice (hardcopy and digital) for the gobshite known as ‘allatsea’ is the Grauniad.  Yep, that limp wristed pinko-lefty hand-wringing sobsheet and favourite of the public sector mutual admiration brigade and all liberal  sighers. … Continue reading

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A day in June

The markets are very touchy today, they have been all week. It’s those dodgy Greeks and their hilarious non-plans to make their economy work (or otherwise), it’s spooked the markets, the trading screens have gone red and the totals, blinking … Continue reading

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More Nigerian petrol fire fiascos.

You’ve got to hand it to the West Africans (Nigeria the prime culprit closely followed by Ghana), when it comes to burning their citizens and infrastructure to base carbon, they lead the world. It’s dreadful just how frequently these ‘incidents’ … Continue reading

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A Northerner, the Grauniad’s view.

Is it my imagination, or is Andy Burnham’s northern accent getting stronger by the day? Perhaps it’s the things he says, denouncing Labour’s capture by a “metropolitan elite”, urging reconnection with “the north, Midlands and the south” (in that order). … Continue reading

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Charlie gone….

He was known as ‘Chatshow Charlie’, a piss artist, a liberal  and he was well well left of centre….but….he had wit and humility and was, when sober, razor sharp. Dear old Charles Kennedy gone…., allatsea for one will miss him. … Continue reading

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Post UKIP thanet

Now just about everyone now knows that Nigel Farage of UKIP failed to win the the Thanet South seat he stood for the other week. What’s not quite so well known is that UKIP won a  landslide in the local … Continue reading

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