tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8686769.post116281779083649850..comments2014-08-13T13:14:14.054+01:00Comments on naijablog: The new Sultan's roleJeremynoreply@blogger.comBlogger8125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8686769.post-1163080448410219772006-11-09T14:54:00.000+01:002006-11-09T14:54:00.000+01:00Deola: Thank you, whoever you are... no wonder Ni...Deola: Thank you, whoever you are... no wonder Nigeria is in the Doldrums, when below-par effort is praised as "excellent." Pish!Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8686769.post-1163023393395207762006-11-08T23:03:00.000+01:002006-11-08T23:03:00.000+01:00is he allowed to repeat the word 'next' so many ti...is he allowed to repeat the word 'next' so many times? <BR/><BR/>my brother wrote like this, when he was 12. we all laughed at his essays: next we saw some trees, and next we saw som animals..'deolanoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8686769.post-1163011308466738182006-11-08T19:41:00.000+01:002006-11-08T19:41:00.000+01:00You couldn't have put it any better. Here's to the...You couldn't have put it any better. Here's to the new sultan.azukahttp://azuka.zatechcorp.comnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8686769.post-1162937969236392212006-11-07T23:19:00.000+01:002006-11-07T23:19:00.000+01:00Excellent piece. Very well-written and full of ins...Excellent piece. Very well-written and full of insight about the workings of the Sultan's court and the nature of traditional power in a modern republic, leavened with wry humour about the banalities and idiocies that characterises so much of life in the upper reaches of the political/power establishment.Chubanoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8686769.post-1162934455903000712006-11-07T22:20:00.000+01:002006-11-07T22:20:00.000+01:00I persevered to the end, and i fully enjoyed it th...I persevered to the end, and i fully enjoyed it the whole way through. thanks for the post.Talatu-Carmenhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/13402484991153486289noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8686769.post-1162901965603781802006-11-07T13:19:00.000+01:002006-11-07T13:19:00.000+01:00I did reach the end. It paints the real picture re...I did reach the end. It paints the real picture re that corridor of power. Nice post Jez.the flying monkeyshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/00294875520555839146noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8686769.post-1162859727731154682006-11-07T01:35:00.000+01:002006-11-07T01:35:00.000+01:00I have to agree with Fred's comment although I did...I have to agree with Fred's comment although I did persevere to the end.Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8686769.post-1162823881017953192006-11-06T15:38:00.000+01:002006-11-06T15:38:00.000+01:00This article reads like a high schooler's version ...This article reads like a high schooler's version of "what I did on summer vacation".<BR/>I had to stop reading after this: <BR/><BR/><I>"Sir Abubakar said, "Masha Allah. May Allah never show us the day when your services will be needed".</I><BR/><BR/>This is the "wise crack" that people would "remember for years"? Wise? Crack?Anonymousnoreply@blogger.com