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First Class Fatherhood: ‘Nigerian Nightmare’ Okoye

First Class Fatherhood

02:05 min | 2 weeks ago

First Class Fatherhood: ‘Nigerian Nightmare’ Okoye

"Joining me now. First class father. The nigerian nightmare christian koya welcome to first-class fatherhood. Thank you so much. thanks a. it's an honor to have you on the podcast. Let's start right here. How many kids do you have how old i have three kids. My oldest is thirty thursday. She's an actress. My second is seventeen on them. My last only season she plays baseball. My my second child is aboard on days. No playing sports way now but you will get there very cool. If you could chris. Please just take them into here to hit my listeners. With a little bit about your background what you do play for. The kinds of cheese was running back. I went to college at pacific university southern california But i've got before i got there. I was born and grew up in nigeria. I was originally it track them. Fueled guy threw the discus innate four. I thought i was going to being the olympics but niger. I didn't take me so. I switched to football in my gino yang college so ever since. Then i've been playing. I played three years in college and then chief drafted me after. I performed the highly of the senior bowl in the second round. So six years with the chiefs growing back. Yeah yeah the rest is history. What an incredible career you had christian so take me back to the beginning of your fatherhood journey here now so about about. How old were you when you first became a dad and had to becoming a father kind of change your perspective on life. oh man i I was let me see. I was thirty years ago when i first became a dad I take that back. I was twenty nine and we lost access child and then Got pregnant again. I down my my my daughter tiana at the age of thirty damn of course When you grew in that you have everything said doing willing career step aside it finally and that fits child just completely changes your life.

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Biles Returns to Competition With a Bronze Medal and a Smile

AP News Radio

00:49 sec | Last month

Biles Returns to Competition With a Bronze Medal and a Smile

"Nineteen year old a thing more led from start to finish winning goal Tuesday at the women's eight hundred meter final will claim the first American gold in the event since nineteen sixty eight in a time of one minute fifty five point two one seconds I was just focused on being conscious of what was going on around me you know if anything happened I was going to attack it and with whoever you know is making that move raven Rogers of the west took the bronze gold four demerit mensa stock of the USA in the women's sixty eight kilogram freestyle wrestling competition defeating her Nigerian opponent USA men's basketball Kevin Durant twenty nine point ninety five eighty one win over Spain it's now one of the semifinals against Australia Simone Biles picking up the bronze in the final of the women's balance beam Gabby Thomas of the US a bronze in the women's two hundred meter Jamaica's Elaine Thompson harav repeated as the gold medalist I'm John at three

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Edafe Okporo: Seeking Asylum in the U.S.

LGBTQ&A

02:34 min | 2 months ago

Edafe Okporo: Seeking Asylum in the U.S.

"Law that passed into doesn't fourteen in nigeria. That made same sex relationships illegal. I want definitely get to that but before while you were growing up. But was the general feeling attitude toward gay people. generally jerry's predominantly pit rocky so like men. I supposed to be man. We met a supposed to steer to them. Just like united st sixty years ago but the was put that was done by amnesty international into sanity that shows their ninety. Eight percent of nigerians believed that gay people added costs of the country problem but green up really really young. I was kind of a firm units but because of the kind of violence. I is key that people. Why do you like that. You should play soccer things like that made me kind of change. Our ib to become on the airstream rights to be very very much. And i grew up in a predominantly christina varmints and the christian religion. Don't believe that's should be like if you're gay you are possessed by demonic spirits or something like that says really long way for me to fight true or this kind of towards and really say that i am gay is hard to grow in such kind of cities and things that you're gay while so. When did you start to feel comfortable telling people so people were in closets all his know that it is hard to come out of your closet. It is very difficult. I forward myself almost three years. I did a go. I joined charged seminary. I became a political surpassed like augustine's. You're like i knew him key but i just don't want to believe our gay but one the i was reading on the internet is a quote from make that dr bernard out we give our oppressors biden align ourselves to be ourselves so i ran out undefeated on a was seen to myself. Am i really key things like that. So one day. I went on the internet and i discovered a gated uppercut manager is football in like our earned some parts of africa by the. What's it called. Menachem man jam. Gotcha i emit a guy who to me. If you have feelings florida guys. you'll be. And as i said only g.

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Practicing African Traditional Religions

Therapy for Black Girls

01:45 min | 2 months ago

Practicing African Traditional Religions

"Thank you so much for joining us today. he may. Of course you so much. For having me i really appreciate a huge fan. Thank you likewise. I wonder if you can start by just telling us a little bit more about who you are and how you got started in your practice so my name is a he. May aura also known as iae our nation would assume until adiel long name right. I even priests initiated into the sightings of ethos. Sean go greenlee. i am nigerian. I was born in nigeria in biden city. I immigrated to small town in florida. When i was around four years old even though i was disconnected from like my roots and my traditions my mother was really the one responsible for keeping things live. She would be the one telling me stories of our ancestors shoot. You always the one telling me about songa before why the new shovel was. I wasn't even really to that like the school nights. She would always tell amazing stories. They know nigerian moms dramatics. She would always be a movement in the in the voice raise about this only homaizi so through her and threw her being very deliberate and connecting me with our ancestors as we are kind of forced to assimilate as immigrants. I've been able to keep that connection. As i grew into my spirituality amicably as i found my elders as i was able to reach back it was really through the help of my mother. Doing what she could. You know so. That's definitely the foundation. Apart from you my

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The Crossover NBA Show with Chris Mannix

51:23 min | 2 months ago

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"When the olympics start will be the most talented team in tokyo. Hands down no question. Most talented team in tokyo with the roster that they have but this is like a five alarm fire right now howard. This loss to nigeria. I don't care if they win the rest of these pre olympic games which will take place through next sunday. This has to make you nervous if you're a fan of the team because not only is it this. The loss to nigeria. But you go back two years ago at the world championships where you had a us team. That was good. Didn't have probably better team now than they were back in two thousand nineteen but all nba players. They finished seventh. They've been seventh at the world championships. You have the seventh-place finish the loss of nigeria. How concerned are you howard beck about. Usa basketball. It's just an exhibition game. Chris oh no no. It's not just an exhibition game. Stop this team was thrown together over the last however many weeks they had what like three practices. I think i'll ever. Us team is thrown together. What are you talking about. There's no team. There's no no mid season practices for usa basketball. No but the nigerian team has been practicing. What i'm saying is some of the play in the nba though wants win the nba nba. A few of them play in the nba but that team has had time together more so than the team. Sorry brown coaching. that team. That i missed was that a facsimile of mike brown on the bench all season long. What what are we talking about. The warriors have been out for like two months kris k. Okay so two months. that's what matters. That's that's the number three three practices. Also they're still missing. I believe at least three guys because they're playing in the finals right now. Booker middleton chris paul get it. Yes not chris. Ball's not playing a holiday with the the what holland is your holiday. Those those guys will matter especially given that middleton and holiday are to the better perimeter defenders that that team. Usa has and if you look at the rest of team usa's roster. I don't see a ton of great defenders. There there are a few. I think those three guys by the way are going to be exhausted by the time they get to. They may well be. They may will be so. We're going to judge them. Judging when their whole judge when the games matter to strange to me like we don't judge nba teams based on the preseason but we judge team usa based on these exhibition games. That they do going into international competition. I feel like it's thirty. One point favorites. Why why is there betting line on a freaking exhibition better training but a little league baseball. Now country degenerates damn right. I didn't mean chris i'm with. Let's go monday. Nigeria money line. I just. I can't get too excited about this. If they lose the rest of the exhibitions does that mean something. Yeah that might be alarming if they're if they're still struggling to find some cohesion. That could be alarming. But i mean the talent is obviously their talent alone doesn't win on the international stage in style of game is different team ball matters. Shooting matters like yeah. There's a bunch of budget stuff that comes into play. But i i find the panic over this loss or at least the outcry to be a little bit much. So you don't take into account the seventh-place finish in two thousand nineteen. I mean that to me. It's the it's not just as game. The totality of it right. Like and i don't know howard like so in the early two thousands the world kind of caught up to the us ninety to ninety six thousand us. Gold maps then comes the two thousand two world championships in indianapolis and that's seven. The place finish was one of the worst worst outcomes in at least recent usa history. They got it together after that. They hired jerry colangelo. They bringing mike chef ski. They get their act together. Two thousand six two thousand eight then. They run off. Three consecutive years are three consecutive cycles of gold. Medals is argon. Made that like the world's caught up again that somewhere along the way and the last four or five years. The rest of the world has once again caught up usa basketball. I'm trying to understand this. I mean that's close games in those olympics cycles. No question about it. But i can't imagine the oh eight. Twelve or sixteen team losing nigeria. I can't exhibition or otherwise. I can't see it happening. No team and the and the one that followed it were built around like lebron koby. Carmelo enjoying wait. I mean that that groups at another level like as good as this group is that we're seeing right now as talented as they are after k. D. tatum's really good damian. Lillard is great. I mean come arbit- tatum. Bill lillard auto bio levin. Draymond dream ends up there in years but one has won some things. Jeremy grant jeremy grant zach living out of like. These are guys who have done anything in the nba yet. But they're all stars most they're they're also but are they to level of lebron kobe now but do you think is that what you're saying then is that what you're saying to be at the level you need to have like i'm saying the crop to win. I'm saying that if we're going to start comparing the twenty twenty one team to the twenty eight a two thousand eight two thousand twelve teams there is. There is not an equivalent right now. Lebron kobe laurent cobaine weight. And plus what we what. We called olympic. Mellow like carmelo. Didn't have the success in the nba. That some of his teammates did but carmelo in terms of talent level and certainly has resume like that group was at a whole other level. That group is a different level than jason. Tatum bam outta bios. Zach levine. Okay so not saying that you necessarily should have to have that level of time firepower to win an exhibition game against nigeria. Or anybody else. But i am saying comparing usa to itself different iterations of team usa. This one is not that one. This is not as dominant group as the ones we saw in eight and two thousand twelve. It just isn't what do you do like. What's the solution here. Like i mean i jerry. Colangelo deserves an enormous amount of credit for rebuilding that program when it was at. Its nadir mitra chefs. He comes in enormous amount of credit for what they did. But as we sit here in twenty twenty one like it's almost to me howard like the usa basketball rebuilding. The program became cool. Like lebron wanted to do it. Chris paul like dwayne wade. These guys wanted to do it and then they did it. And i think playing for usa basketball didn't become quite as cool as it was fifteen years ago. Like is that what has to happen like does not need to have like a fifth place finish in tokyo for all of a sudden the next generation of a-list stars wherever that may be in two thousand twenty four to come back into the mix and is that the only way this team can win. I mean i think we need to pay attention to the overall context like obviously one. These olympics were supposed to happen a year ago. They're delayed a year because of covid got durant out of it though like that right. It's questionable whether these the olympic should be happening at all still but along the way because of these back to back brutal seasons and everything else like team. Usa doesn't have james harden right now. Doesn't have anthony davis because of the injury doesn't have steph curry doesn't have kyrie irving doesn't have lebron kawai again. If your argument is that the second or third tier it sounds like sounds like insulting. Somehow but if you're saying that the next wave believe after those guys should still be good enough to dominate on the world stage. Maybe but if the point is that the team as best are they still. Are they still able to win. Gold fairly easily. Your probably but a bunch of them aren't on this team right now because of injuries and just the stress of the last year or two so this this is not necessarily representative of the best of the best right now. It just isn't and yes. They should still be good enough to win. Yes the world has caught up to some extent. No the the group that at nigeria's put it put out there last week. Does not leap off the page improbably. Us should've still want it. But again i exhibition game after like three practices. Let's see what happens with the rest of this. This schedule out brought mellow back. I mean he's not what he was four years ago. Eight years ago twelve years ago but the guy knows how to play international basketball. He might have sat. maybe. I guess. I didn't really. I assume that he just want to keep. He didn't kind of like four formerly re retire from the olympics. But it'd be pretty much says like i'm done like lebron kinda did to get talked into it. I feel like. I don't know if i was if i was the usa team would try really hard to get carmelo blake because his style. Whatever it is to the nba is perfect for the national basketball. He's a really good or national basketball player. On this subject damian lillard. He spoke for the first time. Since the hiring of chauncey billips. Only listen to what little had to say about his future in portland. I'm prepared to go in and do my job every year. Like hopefully we make strides over direction and could become a better team a new coach notice. That's where i am. What soured it sounds like. Lillard is at least nominally on board with going back to the blazers. But if i'm a team out there with assets. I don't listen to that response and say well it's over damian. Lillard is back on the same page with the portland trailblazers. If i'm a team with assets i hold onto those assets because it feels to me like the blazers might be one like sixteen to start from blowing that whole thing up with louis mccollum on the way out the door so get the sense now. That seems more likely than not that damian lillard at blazers training camp. He's in ablaze uniform. He starts the season with the portland trailblazers. But if it doesn't work with chauncey billips early and you get close that trade deadline. It wouldn't surprise me at all to see portland decide. Look we've got a. We've got to do something here and opened the door for damian lillard trade. What do you think. I think that nothing has changed. I think that his remarks last week because he sounded a little bit lukewarm. Or just you know you hear one of two things. Well you want to hear one thing if you're a portland trail blazers fan or if you're just looking for any indication that lillard is all in your you want to hear him say listen. I know things are rough right now. But i'm all in you know this is. This is where. I want to be you to repeat all the usual talking points that you hear from players in his position and that we've heard from bradley beal that we used to hear from james harden houston. Which is a win in phil in city fill in the blank with the city. I want to win here. I don't wanna go somewhere else. You know we're going to get this right blah blah. He didn't go down the usual list. And so i think it left open. Some interpretation but getting has changed like the disappointment was clear when the season ended. Some of the things have happened since including obviously the the the train wreck away they went about the the coaching search and lillard. Being caught in the crossfire. There at feeling heat from fans about chauncey billips being selected and so. I don't think we should expect he's going to be rah. Rah right now The trailblazers have a lot of work to do. But we also have not even hit the summer yet. Like there's the draft hasn't happened yet. Free agency hasn't happened yet. There's there's a lot of work to be done. And i think if you're damian lillard which you're probably doing is internally saying here's what i need to see happen externally saying you know what let's let's wait and see i mean you see. He can't he can't say publicly the same things that he's telling say neal o'shea right about what the the state of the roster i i would think that there are some very impassioned debates or discussions being held behind closed doors about what they need to get this thing right and if they can't get it right the he might shift is his stance about staying there long term. But that hasn't happened yet that we know of. What do you think the most interesting potential conversation is amongst players over these next four weeks like i'm kind of curious what jason tatum bradley beal talk about. Tatum and beal close friends dating back to their highschool days both went to the same high school bill with something of a mentor to jason. Tatum actually got him involved with his trainer. Drew hanlin which helped. Tatum elevate his his personal skills and they've talked about how happy they are to be playing together. Played the all star game together for the first time beal last year of his contract. Like you know we've seen these conversations yield real tangible conversation. You'd like to be a fly on the wall on for any of these guys in the next couple of weeks. Yeah i mean look we. We have a history now going back over a decade. If we're to believe that the that the heels were formed in part through team usa activities. You know which is true which is true. That's that's yielded an extra things guy. You know guys who you mentioned. Tatum and bill because they were already friends but guys also become friends through this experience right and then they start getting the ideas about playing together. Like oh hey. This is a lot of fun. Let's do this again in the nba. So there's i'm i'm sure some of that is is happening. It always does. Who else in that group. I mean man. If any of these guys that'd be trying to recruit bam out a bio but he's too early in his in his contract with miami to pry him loose from there And you know the heater still a pretty potent team but you know jimmy butler is up there in miles and outta bios future won't necessarily be there forever. That's the way it goes in the nba. I think tatum has the potential to be like the biggest recruiter. They're like he's about to start the first year of his max level extension. He can recruit bill. But like you can also does damian lillard like. It's great to play in boston. I love it here. Answer some questions of my have a playing on the east coast for the first time. Like i think data might be boston's best asset at this point. Yeah again some of this comes down to bradley. Beal's coming up to that point where he has the leverage to task out because of his contract lillard under contract for several more years and so he's not in that position. So what if it says. Like i need to go like. I don't foresee the blazers being no finish your contract. Just don't see it. i think right. And they would work with him on a deal to sure but directing it is harder so beal can use the leverage of his free agency to say well if you send me to team x. I'm not gonna resign there. Which then blows up that deal and he can direct himself to the team he really wants to be at lillard would have a harder time to doing that. Because he doesn't have free agency looming two to play that card. Yeah well i encourage any reporter. That's in tokyo tatum. Beal and lillard talking to each other. Just take a picture and then let the internet go wild crazy because it will unquestionably last thing for you. Howard the breaking news. This week in the coaching ranks. Is that jamal moseley is headed to orlando moseley of course last with dallas. A really well respected assistant coach there. Who was a candidate for that. Maverick job before. It went to jason kidd my immediate reaction to that higher howard beyond i think being an excellent choice for orlando is that we're gonna look at at moseley and jason kidd on parallel tracks. The next couple of years moseley. There was a strong case to be made that he should have been elevated to that head. Coaching job he'd been considered for other head coaching jobs. Before most recently in new york he had by all accounts a great relationship with luka doncic i understand bringing kit in he's got a history with dallas and as riccar lau said publicly having a player that played the game like kid and having a player that plays the game like don-shik make some sense to pair those two guys together. But there's always going to be as i watched these two situations unfold. I'm gonna wonder you know. Did the mavericks make the right choice. Leading jamaa moseley go and bringing jason kidd in and there's so many variables in this the first being at orlando's in step one or maybe even steps zero of a massive rebuild right there in the negatives right now. I think there's still maybe more fat to trim on that roster before they really bottom out. Yeah and you know you talk about trying to build around. You know markelle foltz. And and jonathan isaac jonathan isaac for so long. They're getting hurt and he's a great player but they've loved writing in a weird way john stays healthy. He's still more of a complementary store right like he's he's a potentially defensive player of the year at some point. He's not a guy who you're building an offense around though and marquel foltz okay. He he got himself back on track in orlando. He has a career now where he didn't have one but he's not a foundational building block. Come on like that's crazy so the roster doesn't have much talent jamal. Moseley's is coming into a situation. Which a lot of first time head coach is committed to which is all right. There's a lot of work to do so You're gonna have to do a lot of development. You're going to have to take a lotta lumps in the win loss column. It's gonna be rough going for the first year or two or maybe three. Let's see how they can get things going. But you know as it has been a certain other like kenny. Atkinson came to look a completely hopeless situation in brooklyn but was known as development coach in atlanta. And sure enough. Everybody who went there. Joe harris spencer. Dinwiddie jared allen versus lower. First round picks. Guys who were you know whether they were reclamation projects whether they were low picks everybody seems to get better the second they went to brooklyn and play kenny atkinson and his staff congenial. Moseley have the kind of effect in orlando can the front office. Get him to kind of guys. That will thrive in that in that kind of environment and carve out careers from cells and carbon identities. Jamal moseley has a lot going for him. And we've heard like many great things about it but we often hear great things about assistant coaches who don't end up panning out so i always. We have to caution ourselves on these things. Because i thought. Brian shaw was gonna be a great head coach and he was. Everybody loved him all the players sung as praises when he was associate head coach under frank. Vogel indiana he goes to denver probably just the wrong guy at the wrong time but he hasn't had another shot since then but that went really badly. Brett brown was really great in in some respects for the for the early years of the process and then suddenly. It seemed like they'd hit some sort of ceiling. Eager kokoschka of had been talked about for years is a great assistant. Coach didn't work out. Swells head coach in phoenix. David dale bumpy ride in memphis and then disastrous in new york. We just don't know like luke walton. Another example like there are plenty of coaches who as their when their assistance. We hear and see the best of them and then you know some of them be go on it and have great success coaches. I mean tyler has been fantastic. Mike malone has been fantastic money williams. Nick nurse dwayne casey a lotta longtime assistance. Get their shot and then you know it. It works out in a dozen. It's all contextual. It's all just the opportunity you have the thing for dallas is. They went with a guy who has experienced jason kit. That experience was not necessarily good experience. Like i think most people around the would look at what he did in milwaukee in brooklyn and say. I'm going to steer clear. Maybe you'd rather have the the unproven. Jamal moseley versus the somewhat proven jason kidd but. I don't think we'll know what the right choice was there for a while yet. Because it's it's gonna take some time before we can evaluate moseley as head coach. I maybe jason kidd learned something in two years as an assistant. I mean that happens. You know working with lebron for entire for two entire seasons working under frank vogel maybe picked up some things that'll be useful to him as a head coach. Moseley to me. The key is giving him time. Like you've got to be committed to moseley for a minimum. I think of three years and more likely five years. And then you see what you have in head coach. You mentioned gore. I mean it's worked out for phoenix. Absolutely but i do think he got hosed out there i mean he only had one year on the job and that year was without deandra aiden chris. Paul had devon booker of course but that was not a good team that he was coaching. There i gotta get moses the because you want to see what the guy can do when you put that team in a position to win a great example to me is james breglio in charlotte. I mean berea. Was one of those guys assistant coach elevated to head coaching position in charlotte. Not great first couple of years there but when he was given players and chance to win he did pretty well. I mean up until lamelo ball went out the horns were really good team and i think they will be a good team. Going forward in part because of the borrego is a pretty good coach. I want to see this magic team. Invest heavily in jamal. The you're the guy developed these guys and we'll keep you around no matter what the won loss record says until you get a chance to win then you judge like brett brown six or seven days since brett brown left but i can see the for letting go of brett brown. I mean they had a talented team and to a degree the underachieved. But you've got to let the coach get a roster on that level before you really make any decisions about whether they can coach. Yeah well and that's the thing about. This is what set up says apart. I think the good organizations from the bad ones is that you you decide when you choose a guy. Especially if he's a longtime assistant not a guy with head coaching experience. And you've said we believe in this guy. This is somebody who's got a great trekker record as an assistant. We're going to first opportunity. It's your obligation to when you say investment. Yeah it's time investment. It's a give them all the tools to succeed. Give him the time to succeed. You've decided you believe in him. So stand behind that have the conviction to stand behind that and take some bumps along the way you know maybe maybe memphis and or the knicks should have stuck with david physed longer. You know we had heard nothing but great things about fiscal coming out of miami. Initially we may yet you know. Find out that he. He can be great head coach in the right situation. Maybe those worth rights situations. He might be one of those guys though. I love physios and assist one of those guys. Though the just the temperament is always important. Like the government like memphis yet. Some battles with market assault didn't work out your plus new york. You just might be one of those guys that doesn't have the right temperament to be is based on what we've seen a memphis in new york might be better suited for these ranks but if he succeeds in l. a. I think he'll get another chance right. Maybe i think the point being though that if you as an organization have identified a guy instead he we believe in him then. Okay then believe in him. Stick with them and make sure you've given them enough tools to succeed Is it a pulling the plug at the first sign of of struggle and that's what happens in the nba. too often. is that seems panic. You know the fans turn. There's some minor flare up. Oh the coach and player got into it. Whatever it may good teams that can happen on as well. And it's it's just. It's the way franchises. React so you have to know whether or not the guy is is is right and then stick with them. And so yeah. Let's jomo's should get a nice long here. She got a ton of latitude in orlando given where they are as an organization given the state of that roster. Yeah i agree. Howard enjoy milwaukee looking forward to hearing the conversation with the lazarus on friday. You can check podcast. Right here on the crossover feet again. Make sure you listen to howard's interview. Spencer dinwiddie from last week. It was really really strong. Enjoy -joy the mid west our. We'll talk when you're back on the northeast always a pleasure. My friend the newest player in the pre nba basketball landscape is overtime. Elite elite will begin playing sometime in the fall. And we'll be headlined by some of the top now. Former high school players in the country players would be paid minimum one hundred thousand dollars with some making north of that and have access to high level facilities training as well as educational programs to help. Get a better grasp on that. I'm joined by brandon williams the head of basketball operations for overtime. Elite and kevin ollie the former. Nba guard uconn. Coach was the head coach and director of player development bread. And i want to start here with you. Just kind of give me the ten thousand foot view overtime elite. What are the objectives. What what what was behind the formation of this league. I think any of us. Chris who've been around for a long time i've actually seen Sort of the downside of young players who entered into professional ranks to this point. It's been the nba Who are not ready. And so what does that mean you know not not ready to form and be stars or is it just not ready to be great teammates or is it not ready to be good partners. is sort of all that you know the idea that the work day is much longer than they know. And that there's more responsibility to be in a professional athlete The responsibilities to families and communities we just have to do a better job preparing them and here was an opportunity to be part of a program that wanted to address all that. It's not just about being a good player. It's like we wanna address the whole athlete. Hope so on. Three levels were hitting basketball. Easiest thing understand. I think businesses in our world is education And then there's brand you know. These young people now are moving at a speed that we aren't as older folks and they want to build things An earlier age particularly off the court so building a brand is important something that can last well beyond their tread on tire so we're hitting it in basketball business brand. That's that's that's really thirty thousand foot view. Kevin what attracted you to this job. Just like his dad is the whole person being able coach them from a mind body and soul Experience and understanding the mindfulness athlete I've seen it from a pro level. Got up tune into play thirteen years with twelve different teams so i understand like the different trials and tribulations you go through with a player not saying that these players are gonna go through that but is getting them more prepared if they do come into some certain situations where it's not typically going the right way. How can they manage that situation. So what they do today can echo into tomorrow and having the ability to kana paint on a black blank. Canvas is what a really attracted to me to to this you know. Ot league program we can take the player really shape the curriculum you not with teaching them about subjects. But we're really teaching them about themselves as well from media training From mental health issues. All the different things that come involved because we all know chris is stress. You know from success is a lot of pressures is a lot of people pulling at you. It's a lot of people won't certain things. But how do you deal with that from a player's standpoint where you can play when you get on the basketball court and half clear and not be caught up in the distractions of off the court issues. Um as desks desks were really kind of vocal. Spirit to give back in it and how these kids you know. Have these players be available at the moment of truth to make the right decisions and that was very important to me. Kevin as you mentioned you played in the nba brand. You played in the nba. As well i wanna ask both of you guys and kevin. I'll start with you like if this was available to you as sixteen. seventeen year. Old looking back. Would you have founded attractive with a definitely founded attractive You know i kind of thought the box anyway. I was from chris. Shaw from from from south central and i chose connecticut. So you places that. I didn't even know nothing about growing up. You always thought out the box and never wanted to go down a path that everybody was going down So i was always curious. And i think that's how my mom especially my mom. My dad raised me. So i definitely been curious of this situation. No no speaking now without you know took it. I'm not sure. But i think it really gave me another option to look at it and this is what we're trying to do not saying that the ncaa is wrong overtime. Leaders wrong or right. It's not about that. It's about if you really care about the student. Athletes you give them as much options as possible. And i think this gives the lee student athlete. Another option and i think you know it's a very Great option for them to have and if they choose overtime league we're going to give our whole heart to make sure they're developed on and off the basketball court chris i- jumping after coach It would have been interesting. Chris but i certainly would not have been a candidate i would. Let's just get that right. What what things that's important. We sit down going through just grassroots community and we spent months just talking to people educating about. You know what we're about who we are. Each of us has a reputation in some other space. Not here The this program isn't for everybody is not the right fit for everybody. We are cherry picking and a lot of ways. These are players that feel like they are destined for professional basketball. There are a lot of sixteen year olds. That don't know that yet and their parents aren't convinced that yet in people that support them. Don't don't feel that confidence yet. They may be another year away or two years away but this is not. This is not the right path for everyone. Twenty four athletes roughly twelve per class. We're looking at juniors and seniors and the truth is at this age. What was really funny about scouting them is everybody's skinny and like a lanky and underdeveloped and still has like a mountain of upside to you know to to get through before you can really see who they're going to be but you know if you have a young player like brand williams who's just dreaming of being an nba player but does not much certainty. That's even realistic We gotta be very careful about this approach In taking because there there are risks but for those that that have already established in this deke. They've established a day of separated from their class. You know jaylen. Lewis has an example the most recent example. He's he's he's elevated in separate. The draft isn't tomorrow though so there's still a lot of work to do but he's already in front running physician and it gives everyone low confidence that this is the kind of investment and the kind of pet that would make a ton of sense for players like that. Let me follow up on that brandon. Because you're you're entering. What suddenly become a fairly crowded space in terms of leagues like this. You know the g. league ignite is one season in but they've had a measure of success. We've seen jalen green probably a top pick. Jonathan kamenga top five or six. Then you have the ncw with this. Recent ruling allowing top players to make money off their name image and likeness. How does how does the elite separate itself from that group. Why think i is. We start a little bit sooner so the g. league zone a great job with what we call it a year the prep year that year. That a recent graduates would be going to college and they've already been hacking the system you know going to italy or china So so there's a market for those players and we want an alternative to college for for for us though. Our players are seeking an alternative to high school so we are a school but we think about the resources that were bringing to the table first of which being an nba like environment You know start coach. Ali coach lehto in a robust set of staff. I mean scouting staff a high performance staff administrative team. Our goal was to simulate an nba organization for for young athletes at sixteen seventeen eighteen. Th there there is no other environment. Like that. And i think the big way that we separate with high school athletes Is that both domestically and internationally. We're able to put twenty four of them together in a building. So what we're selling is the best competition for these guys starts at home. I mean every day in line coaches don't minister drills administer competition aspects of practice and getting ready for games but when you look to the right and left and i noticed as a player. There's no weak link. I mean everywhere you look. There's somebody that's doing what you're doing and possibly doing more. Because they they are not just dreamed about the into the league or to the high level. They're on their way there That's where we've been able to. I think create a little separation from others that have tried or looked at something. Like this kevin. How do you approach this job. Do you do it in a similar mindset and you had at uconn where you have young players you also you know yukon. You had to keep them academically eligible you to follow that pretty closely. I mean is there is it a similar mindset or do you take a different tact. I think you just let it be you know. Similar is not. It's just whatever comes you say yes to it and you cultivate hope from it I never coached high school players. They was always you know graduated from high school. And now they're freshman's This situation is a little different in in was recruiting for two to three years. This situation is a little different. But you know from me. Chris i love the unknown about it. And that's the space i live in. Not just wanna make sure that. I have the space incorporate something in these players that they can just think about it can build from a have a foundation so when they make the transition they have every tool in the toolbox to say okay. Oh that's a problem Assess it let me be able to correct it. Let me obsessed. Let me be aware of it and i think that's the difference between you know coaching a high school kid in in the college. Kid i mean you get able to mold them a little bit better and then you have to understand where they at. Now you know back then. I didn't have social media. We didn't have social media now. These kids these players are building their brand a little bit earlier and now you just meet them where they are. And i can't wait to get them up on campus get them up until atlanta just continue to build a great relationship. Welcome spend time with the one on one in. This situation is going to provide us to do a lot more skill development that i didn't have a really good opportunity and it had not one say good opportunity. I didn't have the best opportunity. Because there's so many things we own a row recruiting You own a row fundraising these different things. Brandon's taken care of in. Dan porter is taken care of. I can just really coach the player and work on his skill development on and off the basketball court. So it's really given me my own lane. So i can really perform my job. Mama job is really breaking down and relationships it starts. Relationship is start with trust. Stars will hold is spending time with the the young student athletes on and off the basketball court and pushed them to greatness and the competition is not on. our side of competition is with him. You know can you beat your previous best bestself. Can you be better than today you know. Can you be better tomorrow than you were date. And that's what i'm coaching. And that's what i love to do. And i think we're going to have some great young man as open as biden has going to be vulnerable going to try to reach for the sky. In the sky is going to be ob- you is not going to be limits. I can't wait to get up to atlanta. We've been having some many camps. Chris has been wonderful to get back on the court with the guys. And i'm looking forward to the next mini camp and dan looking forward to getting them up to atlanta. So we really can go to work. You know when. I was was talking to brian. shaw a couple of months ago. Kevin about how he was coaching. The ignite you know it was a lot of pro stop. He was trying to bring to that team. Are you taking that same. Approach you trying to coach them like their nba players or something different. No it's nothing different is just. I'm building pro. Habits in every situation is going to be different. Chris this is going to be some guys. Come in you know. Say for instance like a. John montero will we got him and he you know is a little bit more advanced than some other players because he's been a pro- already and then it's going to be another situation where we gotta talented guy might not be able to get quick but these opportunities we can go at our own pace we can sit down and talk to them but we're really teaching and building pro habits and those habits is going to translate over to them being great pros when that opportunity come invest in the nba are the euro league so every day you know we are building like a practice plan like more of a college practice plan nba practice bandwidth doing drills. That i got from my numerous stops in the nba. You know we're doing sets in the nba. Then we gotta understand that sixteen years old as well you know and maybe sometimes you gotta you know kinda doubt it down a little bit. But i'm gonna let com. I'm going to let that go. i'm not going to focus on one of it. I'm not gonna say oh. We're doing this process. Each and every day every day is different. And that's what i love about the unknown. And i'm gonna treat it like that and we just gonna continue to bill because i think we got great mas and organization that really want to coach the whole person. And that's what i'm really excited about. You decided to upgrade your outdoor deck. So you ordered the essentials. Power washer said a patio chairs and a shiny new grill. And you use your bank of america. Customized cash rewards credit card choosing to earn three percent cashback online shopping and up to five point. 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Divers inventors patent and unleash economic opportunity. Find out at invent together dot org learn more and take action today brandon not to continue to compare this team to the ignite but when i talked to sharieff abderrahim about that i mean. I had asked him about the sustainability of that team. Given how much. Money was being poured in to pay some of the players. And he bobbed and weaved floyd mayweather trying to answer that question. Because it's it's hard to commit to it without say a television contract more sponsorships and things like that when you can you speak to kind of the sustainability of this because we've seen startups with an influx of cash. Get get in big the first year. But then peter out. I mean what needs to happen. Four overtime elite to become a long term successful program while has got to answers. I think you know a concept. I mean we're we're selling on the ability to develop young players and have a more more pro ready right. So this is. This is the path we are offering basketball development. Call it professional Business development And we are also like leveraging. What is an incredible media platform that again. The things that we like to call a distinguishing factors. That's a huge one. So not to bob and weave one. We gotta be good ass. You know that. That's how have long deputy spurs the spurs. They were good for really long time. And so we've got the that there were good at this note. No pressure on kale right The the the second piece though is you know and this comes from my my time in the nba. It just wasn't that long ago where it out of chicago. Pre-draft combine interview. If i said. I wanna build my brand. Everybody in the room was like smirking and like you know what. What are we talking about like. It's about basketball basketball basketball And you know if you are young team developing and not winning a lot of games truth is you can't sell just basketball because your basketball isn't great you got to sell personalities and stories in that there's something that people can invest in in fall in love with other than like the final score like otherwise. The sixers had no chance right any any development team yet to buy into a story and for us. I think we have a chance to create stories but we get a chance to show those stories because we have a platform. So it's it doesn't take much. I mean i'm not a social media guru. But when i got recruited for this job haven't been around the block a little bit certainly from an nba perspective. I heard a couple of things. I really got my attention. One was fifty million followers That's eyeballs and we all know that that Business follows the eyeballs in whatever in whatever respect. The other was which is unfair. Because i think that number changes month over month but it started at one point four and not set maybe one point eight or one point nine billion with a b. billion views of content a month that overtime in some ways has found a way to the heart. The mind of young people It is being communicated and solid as you know the generation z. sort media and content engine We are doing an amazing thing here which is developing young talent in a pure way that we want to make sure that they are prepared. Top to bottom to do well on the court to do well and communities to do well in business but then there's this other thing which is they want to be known like. No player wants to play in an empty building. Everybody wants to play where it matters. They wanna play. When nick can rock and like the building and just like recognizing their talent. We're just artists. And one thing that is kind of showcase. By one event that that overtime overtime the media company producing s called. You see it on youtube to. Is that over. Hundred million people watched that. I mean that that's not an insignificant number that players that are going to play overtime. Lee will have the opportunity to be known The the opportunity of bring brick big brands to the table and support this platform If not already indicated by the kinds of investors that that have shown interest but the brands that are coming to the table our sustainability is going to be showing value delivering value to not just the athletes but to overtime visibility. I would imagine great for them but can you monetize it. Can you make it so this league is in the black or does it need to be in the black every year. Well my the good news is as a basketball man. No different than a different than the is Get a budget. My job is to be fishing and and spend wisely. I i'm not. I'm not asked to sell tickets or generate revenue that's for a tremendous And in successful a business operations Our job is to make sure that what we are delivering is high is a high level product That you see the growth and development of our young players. What's there recruited. We gotta make them better. They need to be able to perform and probably the best testament of our success is going to be our nba. Gm voting with this pick right but with a coach saying like they did a nice job. This guy was. Well coached testament to takeo and the rest of the coaching staff. That if we're doing that will prove successful. Because guess what the next crop of recruits when we're in the gym like we're not chasing them. There's sort of meeting us at at minimum half way. We need to keep bringing high level taliban and developing talent to prove successful and i have a tremendous set of partners across academics and across content media. That will will do their part to elevate our business. Can you expecting to tap into some of your. nba relationships. I mean as you mentioned thirteen teams in twelve seasons. You've made a lot of friends over the years. We're going to see like san preston sitting in the crowd for your practices as a whole so sam and so many gyms that i know you know Kevin durant and all these guys are destinies in overtime. Just having them be around. We had our first minicamp. Ray allen showed up and not only showed up. He brought his son to work out with guys. Just it was just amazing. does just see how the branches that we can continue to pull up on and they continue to pull on us and be a partnership in. This thing is going to be great. Are you expecting to have kind of drop ins. Durant's involved with the league. You expecting these guys. Just be around. Which i would imagine would be both a resource for you but also an attractive quality to this league definitely. Definitely we going to build a place where it's going to be hopefully a development premier development destination for everybody and you know hopefully katie can come out and work out with guys and russell westbrook and james harden and all these guys that we know and i know i had opportunity to be evolved. Then it's kinda beat a veteran guys We want them to be around. Because it's not. Just me sean. It's also watching tape like these are the different drills and look how k. d. and look how chris paul is using the pick and rolls and now they're showing up that's a that's a big big bang for us with us growing these young talented student athletes To get them inspired to the next level and they're doing a great job done only gonna do. I coached him. Chris a coach me on a day to day basis. I'm open to that and we just really want to have a love affair with guys and and the end of the day chris. We want appease the basketball guys. We wanna play the right way. We want to share a basketball. We wanna run. We wanna have fun. We want how to join the game but it can't just be me me me. It has to be weak. And i'm wanting to teach guys how to be involved in any system they get drafted about. They can be a part of a productive system and be a productive partner in in the community as well no matter what city they when they arrive to the nba brandon. Before let you go. What schedule gonna look like i mean is this team playing. Just walk me through kind of what these kids are getting into. And what kind of schedule you gonna be able to put together so schedule that that is really interesting for everybody. And i wanna try to illuminate. But i've got to be careful we are still contracting with some teams But for the audience the think about it in buckets. We're gonna play independent prep schools. That's going to be a significant part of our schedule. We are a high school so we are looking to schedule. Some of the top independence that you would typically no to have a national schedule can travel that have the ability to be mobile. We're scheduling home and away with with With those folks and it looks like net set as an example It looks like you know. Folks that are playing for a national title Arizona florida california. So it'll be a widespread travel schedule for us. We're also looking at European competition so think about junior euroleague as an example. Some of the best clubs the Insects as an example Where we can get a collection of sixteen to nineteen year old elite talent to compete against us. And then as i mentioned earlier on the show we really feel like the best competition is gonna come internally and that's where our league play Comes into effect so we are looking at our group of twenty four as three teams of eight. There will be standings you'll be able to track will compete against each other. That'll be a significant part of our schedule as well. We don't want to overstep our guys one of the things. We really wanna correct leading science. Guide us here. is is minimized the wear and tear. Nobody's while still developing and preparing for a professional level place so a schedule of maybe thirty five. To forty games is our target. We started september Training camp will will begin Play by mid august. We'll be done by by Late march is how we see our schedule shaping up i'm looking forward to it brennan kevin. It's a really interesting concept and hope you guys have a lot of success with an. I'll certainly be watching a lot of. Nba people will be watching but brandon. Stay out of a set of massachusetts. Kevin has like some basketball. Ptsd from all those bc. Matchups i'm sure would probably were so tough. I don't remember kevin. It's not real like talk about it. But lita past. We'd be six thousand. That's not very nice. That's hovering kevin brand. Thanks for joining me. I appreciate it all right. Thank you chris. Thanks so much.

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Nigeria Wins Historic Upset Over Team U.S.A. In Olympic Exhibition

Terry Meiners

01:33 min | 2 months ago

Nigeria Wins Historic Upset Over Team U.S.A. In Olympic Exhibition

"Men's Olympic basketball is up to eat. Well, um, it didn't start off well over the weekend, they had their first exhibition game against Nigeria in they lost What? 92 87. Team USA goes down, So we got that going for us. Wait a minute. Isn't Kevin Durant on that team? The guy that carry the Brooklyn Nets on his back. Of course. Kevin Durant. Bradley Beal Bam out of bio. Draymond Green Game. Dollar is on their Jayson Tatum. They've got a pretty good lineup. So they lost to Nigeria. Wait a minute. There's some Nigerian players who are actually NBA players. Right there are and there are a few NBA players missing from that team that are still playing in the finals. No Djourou HOLIDAY. No Chris Middleton know Devin Booker. But the Nigerian squad does have three guys from the Miami Heat roster. Also one of the Sacramento Kings, a guy for the Minnesota Timberwolves and one of Donovan Mitchell's teammates with the Utah Jazz. Good for them. Congratulations, Nigeria. I think they taught a valuable lesson to our Guys on USA team that always thinks it's going to just steamroll everybody. I hope so. Because the last time the U. S, the U. S men's national team lost an exhibition game. They finished seventh in the feeble World Cup just a couple of years ago, so Hopefully they right the ship and we don't have one of those performances in the Olympics.

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Kicking Doors Open (With GIna Yashere)

Rants and Randomness with Luvvie Ajayi

01:36 min | 3 months ago

Kicking Doors Open (With GIna Yashere)

"Welcomes professional troublemaker. Why thanks for having lobby. I've been jodi west. Read your books are falling you. As far as i'm concerned where friends. I don't care what anybody says. I consider you my friend. We'd be taxing what night best size world opens back up. We gotta beat up in some city in the world. yes. I want to be in this like julian coogan with volun- symphony and everybody the because i've seen a lot on instagram. Pre pandemic alaba jealous. How come. I'm getting buy into these. Hang out. I might not nigerian. I'm coming you're getting an invitation. I always curious what you wanted to do or be when you were growing up. What was like seven-year-old gino's dream gina. Where it's a scientist and an athlete at the same time really. I was a splinter hundred meters was my jam and i was talented and obviously a time from fat. You know had a nigerian families. Are you got the five career doctor. Lawyer accountant engineer own disgraced the family. My mom was going to be a doctor. You're going to be a doctor. But even seven on new. I didn't really like the cya blood. I didn't like barbosa. I want to be scientists. And she's like okay so scientists at athlete i wanted to scientists discover new immi bosom new cells and these things than in my spare time willing olympics. One hundred meters. That was seven

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Sergio Ramos Leaving Real Madrid, Club Announces

BBC World Service

00:18 sec | 3 months ago

Sergio Ramos Leaving Real Madrid, Club Announces

"A farewell news conference for the long serving captain. On Thursday. The 35 year old Has won five league titles and four Champions League trophies in a great glittering real career. After joining from severe in 2000 and five the Nigerian women's team were beaten two nil by the world's

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JP Poulter and Steve Pearce Discuss the Value of Voice in the Drive-Thru Era

VOICE Global 2021

03:02 min | 3 months ago

JP Poulter and Steve Pearce Discuss the Value of Voice in the Drive-Thru Era

"Have a new report coming couple of weeks time in partnership with our friends at google will show that it. We're seeing a lot more people using voice across multiple different platforms while they're doing that in mobile in that call and of say at a small speaker animal tradition traditional sense. Even though it's not been that long for its tradition. I think You mentioned that of the drive through experience as well so one of the receipt of the pandemic has been the impact. It's had on people. Wanting to drive through news takeaway business obviously fall. Moore's been unable to spend time installs. What do you see the opportunity for voice when it comes to place on the move in the car and overseeing the drive through in the future because it's a large and growing pause mcdonald's business by nationally. Yeah it's such an important offices such You you'll know. Show everyone what you will. Mcdonald's kinda you know. He's the leader on dry for A hugely busy during the pandemic as we reopened we will saying kind of those accused the published on abc news etc. I am and that's something that we we need to continue driving as a business during that reopening period. I think it was lost nigerian time. I actually went to work in one of my local restaurants. And not because you know. It's been a long time since i've been kind of on the ground in the field like that and we looked opportunities to try and make that experience better. I'm Comes to mind was how we can use the my on apps i yeah having customers passengers Reordering on the mobile app and website. Pay meant they can skip the old point on the cashier. Windy mainly we could just find on delivery of that food so that really sped up the dry for experience. Then kind of translate that into voice and how powerful that can like if you've got alexa siri and google assistant in 'cause Secular off the happens isn't hind but like you say it's in the it's michael got into the drive through. Tell us a little bit while you see that going. Yes i like. I said if you have him if you have a good list and will. There's a top of voice products in your car than is dislike. Having one of those dr fru ordering in your car that you can have your family toolkit wrote a two ahead of riding on but donald side you could be on a motorway. Heading heading to a mcdonalds. A savvy station or you could just allen a day trip employees will. The family members are interacting with voice building their ruler so the point the arrive at the restaurant you can then seamlessly glide through the dry free on. You're just my skipping. The order point and the payment window guiding t collection win or even skip the dry food together and i mentioned clicking staff. Previously that can a new product for us is a collection going importance.

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Nigeria Demands Social Media Firms Get Local License

BBC Newsday

01:31 min | 3 months ago

Nigeria Demands Social Media Firms Get Local License

"Nigeria. First we're adding to the ongoing Twitter ban, the government has announced as social media companies will now have to register them be licensed by the Broadcasting Commission over 170 civil organizations are vowing to continue or tweet continue tweeting and they've lodged a legal case against Nigeria's government with eco US. Meanwhile, while others trying to circumvent the ban by using VPNS their fears of plans afoot to create a comprehensive Internet firewall and the foundation for Investigative Journalism, claims that last Saturday, Nigerian government officials held talks with the cyberspace Administration of China. In order to explore ways to further restrict freedom of expression. Well, let's find out more from Socrates. Mom, Lou, who is from the foundation of Investigative Journalists, greeting to you, and thanks very much for joining us this morning. So tell us what details you have. About this meeting, please. Socrates. Thank you so much. Um, Basically what? What? I what I know about what I was told. Was that emitting held on Saturday. You know, just as specified in the report, and it was between some government officials in Nigeria here and, uh, Some Chinese officials from that particular organization, a particular um, administration and it was all about creating a firewall that would be able to create even Nigeria. Some sort of, um, independence and it's uh, Internet space, so it's sort of Nigeria Internet.

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"nigerian" Discussed on Emerging into Greatness With Sade Popoola

Emerging into Greatness With Sade Popoola

02:16 min | 5 months ago

"nigerian" Discussed on Emerging into Greatness With Sade Popoola

"I post this the cost i will put it s so if people need to get in touch with because i think it's a really viable organization and for this and even the the people on board the ladies onboard there then small ladies. You know saying it do real stop so great things and The the email address for this subgroup. Because i mentioned earlier. We've got a targets. Understand man fears got the family with the students and youths and then the pension is and must the mail ru so the immigration will remain. Affairs is women of years at nigerian community by anti adults. The arc. I think you already know that immunex from you and we'll put it up there because some people might not have gotten back just because we have a web presence and As i said we are grizzly Beautiful structure of organization as a whole and did not jury at women's affairs Impact riot see. It's been a pleasure. Thank you so much that it will have me once again. I'd say thank you. Thank you and coming on and such notice and even as what we do not know and that we do need to know off. You know the nigerian community the help that you give him. I drink lindsey in germany so once again ladies and gentlemen we have come to the end of the emergency greatness podcast with sassy shoddy and yes. I've been speaking to tizi organs from germany by in germany. And she's been speaking to us about this wonderful organization in germany. That helps nigerian women or women who are married to nigerian men and Yes so once again we come to the end and do join us again for another podcast way. We interview another interesting lady. Kitty thank you so much and you. God bless you right..

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"nigerian" Discussed on Emerging into Greatness With Sade Popoola

Emerging into Greatness With Sade Popoola

02:57 min | 5 months ago

"nigerian" Discussed on Emerging into Greatness With Sade Popoola

"This is really deep. It's amazing and then We also share a inflammation from you know. Women related activities. Like if i see something that's happening. It doesn't have to be particularly from some nice been organized. From the women's affairs group would be from some artists or some somebody doing yoga. And then i shared in the group. Would you like to go over this a woman with supporting one another. You understand okay. So there's some of the clients that we have. Well we set up. Because i can tell you for my story. Getting here. gender salary disparity is a big problem for women over the name here and You know the glass ceiling exists my welcomed the corporate world. I know this your in your black allah. You already of a lot going against you. You understand me. He ended We have to improve diversity. Bassetti back level you understand. So those are two of the discriminatory practices not confront every woman every rancher. They are yeah ever. They are a salary. I i'm doing my job. I'm probably doing better than some on. On because i'm just a woman get paid less. That's not right. You understand moose. Yes that is Sexing also exists in the management Levels we Fox back this up. i'm sure. Of course yes and these are the things that affect every woman and they know. You call us in nigerian woman You have those other issues and then we have all of you know like human trafficking. Domestic financial dependence is forced marriages. Whatever you know all the stuff so all these things sometimes women don't have that outlets. Where should i go do you. Who do you talk to who you talk to grab this culture differences. The anything about yourself you know you brought up this things and it's A walking meter gemma's and white people. And then i just realized The mental health is very on his shooting. Be shame state. I need help from nigeria. We offer different. Yeah.

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Northeast Nigeria Violence Forces 65,000 to Flee, Humanitarians Targeted

UN News

01:17 min | 5 months ago

Northeast Nigeria Violence Forces 65,000 to Flee, Humanitarians Targeted

"A spate of clashes involving government security forces and insurgent groups in northeast. Nigeria has caused mass displacement and threatened humanitarian assistance armed. Groups have also gone from house to house in the search for aid workers. Un agencies said on friday in total sixty five thousand nigerians are on the move following attacks by armed groups on damasec town in northeast. nigeria's bola state which left eight people dead. According to u n refugee agency. Unhcr jens locker from the office for the coordination of humanitarian affairs. Archer said that. There had been several reported incidents in the town since sunday. The eleventh of april where aid assistance is a lifeline or she also continues to receive very worrying reports of clashes between insurgent groups. And the nigerian opt forces in damasec in borno state and non-state armed groups are targeting humanitarian assets and facilities and reason the also conducting house to house searches reportedly looking for civilians identified as aid workers according to archer the attacks will affect support to nearly nine thousand internally displaced people and seventy six thousand in the host community he receiving humanitarian assistance and protection. If the attacks continue it will be impossible to deliver aid to people who desperately need it. Mr locker said

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How To Bend Reality with adrienne maree brown

Black History Year

02:49 min | 6 months ago

How To Bend Reality with adrienne maree brown

"What does black liberation look like to you and out is your work. Contribute to that. One of the books. That i i wrote on the came out. Two years ago now is called pleasure activism and i bring that in because my vision of black liberation has shifted over the years. It used to just be like. I just want to be free. I want us to be free. But now i want even more than that. I want us to be able to really touch into our joy and our sense of belonging and our sense of connection and safety without having to look over our shoulders without having to wonder if anyone can see us at. The police are about to stop us. Harm us I really want that level of a black resilience to be something we're not holding against the hardest cost to us but something that's just able to be so that's one of my big views of like what i want. Black liberation to look like and a lot of it is measured by the children in my life in the children in the world. I want children to be able to look at adults. See liberated and joyful black adults around them who compared the while and love them while and caretake for them while because we're not under duress of trying to survive system is constantly trying to kill us and my work on that you know. I wrote pleasure activism. I've studied dodgy. Lord i studied octavia butler Concentrating trying to write an invite people into conversations where we talk about. What's the future we actually want in not. Just what's the best. We can negotiate from people who have consistently oppressed us But what do we actually want for our people. What is our vision. What is the vision for black people. In african diaspora people the predates our trauma in that will take us beyond our trauma. What is after a few tourism as it was originally articulated. The idea after future like black people thinking about projecting themselves into writing ourselves into the future and it was actually named by scholar. Who was not black. Mark dairy Was looking at the pattern. That was emerging of this particular kind of writing from a bunch of black authors in the time and i wanna name netti a core for who is a nigerian american science fiction writer and she talks about african futures that there's also other ways other places to look at the future that are not rooted in the us experiment which i always find comforting to just remember that. There's so many people who share lineage had different experiences and what we're trying to write as a future that's broad enough for all of us but that's the basics of effort futures. You know when. I talk about africa futures. I mean is there are black people in the future and we are self determining what that means like how we will occupy the future in a way. That is powerful for us.

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Turkey’s Lira Plunges After Third Central Bank Chief Sacked

Bloomberg Surveillance

02:11 min | 6 months ago

Turkey’s Lira Plunges After Third Central Bank Chief Sacked

"Now to what's going on in Turkey. The lira absolutely tumbling after what the eighth 10th 45th central banker dismissed by Erdogan. I believe he was the third in the past two years to be kicked out after having tightening policies to try to shore up credibility. In the Turkish currency. Evidently, it was not what Erdogan wanted and he was ousted. Damian SAS are joining us now, Damien. What's your sense of whether this will get remedied in some way from the political operatives around President Erdogan? Because right now? You got a currency problem? Yeah, well, I'm not in the wheelhouse of President Erdogan and new Central Bank cover Cappuccio Glue seems to be a critic of the rate hikes. I mean, he came from the crew of government newspaper Yeni Safak. So you know, he seems to be just another pawn. He seems to be cut of the same cloth as Morocco Whistle who was the central bank governor before? Most recent sacking of Nazi oddball somebody who basically thought that cutting rates was a good thing to do in the face of rising inflation. And this is really what we're talking about here, ELISA. The inflation impulse in emerging markets is far stronger than anyone's even realizing certainly more than we're seeing here in developed markets. And so look. I mean, you've got Turkish locals who have moved their money off short into dollars into gold. And then I'll bring you back on shore anytime soon. And that's a real risk. Alright, Gaming. So for the smart Institution. Investors that you speak with Damian is Turkey. To what extent is that even investable? That's a great point. It's not. It's not as investable is that once was certainly and you know, it's probably only 1% of Ah e m local currency debt allocation. If that, certainly on the equity side, I think there's a little bit more there. But you know, you see the horses stumbled down 10% today. I think the currencies off now about 8 8.5%. It was down. You know as much as 10% earlier on, so it seems to be snapping back. I think the real risk in the real question is What does this mean for the broader, um, complex or we're going to see contagion into places like Egypt, the Nigerian South African Right now, we're really not seeing that Paul. I mean, CBS five years spreads are double that of South Africa. South Africa's Haven't really moved in lockstep with the same goes for Nigerian Egypt in some of the other high flyers, So you know, right now things seem to be relatively well contains, but the verdict is still out for sure.

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Mother: White headmaster made Black son kneel during apology

AP News Radio

00:53 sec | 6 months ago

Mother: White headmaster made Black son kneel during apology

"I'm Julie Walker the White headmaster of a New York Catholic school forced an eleven year old black student to kneel while apologizing to a teacher and later explained that the punishment was the African way according to the boy's mother headmaster John Holliman of Saint Martin de pores married to school on Long Island was placed on temporary leave according to the Daily News the student's mother Tricia Paul who's Haitian American told the paper he forced her son trace on to get on his knees and apologized after a teacher reprimanded him over an assignment Paul said she asked holy and if that was standard practice and he said it was not but added he did learn the approach from a Nigerian father who said it was an African way of apologizing Paul says her eleven year old son is hurt and confused and they believe he was treated more harshly because of his race Julie Walker New York

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Bandits, Not Boko Haram, Responsible for Latest Kidnappings in Nigeria

Monocle 24: The Foreign Desk

05:07 min | 6 months ago

Bandits, Not Boko Haram, Responsible for Latest Kidnappings in Nigeria

"And welcome to the foreign desk. I'm andrew miller on join first of all from a by the journalist chico oduor who has followed the story of nigeria's kidnappings since the boko haram raid on jabbar festival out into this program. Is this spate of attacks on schools. There has been in the last few days in wake some lodge some small some successful some not. In the general scheme of things how common have attacks on schools like this. Become in nigeria. They've become shockingly common to be honest. it's almost at the point. where were the nigerian. Public is feeling fatigue. And that's really scary. Because dis should be front burning stories but sometimes you get people not even wanting to even know the details because we've heard this before so the attack that happened. This past monday was actually the fourth that happened since december and then last year there are several attacks and what we're seeing of course is that these attackers are no longer really affiliated with the boko haram islamist movement. It's now just bandits. Criminals are looking for money and this has become a very very lucrative business. To be honest money is being funneled to rescue these hostages. And that's what's keeping this thing going. I mean from between june. Two thousand eleven march last year at least eighteen million dollars was paid to kidnappers as ransom. So for example in kara with three hundred. Schoolboys kidnapped this past december. We learned that some of the parents started to negotiate with the kidnappers. The boys when they were abducted and taken to the forest of northern nigeria. That's cat seen a state in the northeast. So the kidnapped boys. They started to make contact with their parents. You know with their cell phones and so they're talking to their parents and they're saying bring this amount of money in order for us to be freed so the parents started trying to find ways to do that dropping bags off here and there at designated points so in that case we did see parents collecting money fundraising amongst themselves. Also we're seeing professional gauche kind of coming to the fore and this especially we see with boko haram related kidnappings. So that's how we're saying that we're seeing this in the form of the parents themselves. So it was so desperate raising money for their children and also professional shooters because this is a huge market business. That has come forth win. Stories like this. Get reported beyond nigeria. Obviously the media tends to frame them in the context of boko haram because everybody thinks back to that huge kidnapping of two hundred and seventy six goals from sheberghan in bona state. Many of whom still haven't been found again but if this is now more just you're straight up and down ransom seeking banditry. Do we know if there is any overlap between the bandit gangs and boko haram. Is there any possibility that these bandit gangs are being used as fundraising proxies if you will you know again. I think the pentagon where the kidnapping takes place. Those possibilities do exist for example. The one that happened in december with three hundred. Schoolboys boko haram responsibility. But i'm of the belief that it was not boko haram and what's happening in that part of nigeria. There's been a lot of artistic gold mining and so some people feel that that industry which is a very murky industry extraction of gold is somehow contributing to the rise and kidnappings in northeastern nigeria. Sorry northwestern nigeria which is where it happened in december but casino which is where. We saw the kidnappings in the past. Few days is not part of that. So we haven't really seen much bokram activity in kaduna. In the past few years to be honest do a has been a hotbed of just bandits. Guys who literally take up residence in the forest and for the past five years. We've been seeing these kidnappers first of all attacking motorist going from the buddha kaduna expressway. That's been their operation for the past four years. So if you're trying to go up to do now which is a two hour journey. A journey from asia. You could get kidnapped. But now they've gone and started targeting children but it's the same group of people and they have no bocom affiliation at all to be honest so they went from kidnapping motorist and they target sometimes. The huge lorries of passengers coach buses. That take people back and forth. They could also target taxes that tend to be carrying more well to do nigerians. But now they've realized that kidnapping children it's more

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Nigeria kidnappings: What is Boko Haram?

Monocle 24: The Foreign Desk

05:03 min | 6 months ago

Nigeria kidnappings: What is Boko Haram?

"In almost any country the armed abduction of a single child from its school would be a huge story a crime as rare as it is cruel in nigeria. In recent years the armed kidnapping of entire classrooms has become wretchedly commonplace and recent weeks have seen a further significant uptick of kidnap raids own schools by motorcycle mountain bandits. Dozens of children and several teachers have been taken. Some returned some not the tactic of large-scale school abductions was made infamous by boko haram the islamist militia. Which has spent much of this century menacing northeast. Nigeria in two thousand and fourteen boko haram generated global headlines with the kidnapping of two hundred and seventy six schoolgirls in tabuk in bona state. Many are still missing. It is not clear if any direct role boko haram has played in these most recent kidnappings. It is clear that nigeria has a serious problem. But how does nigeria solve it. Is this crime or terrorism over both and is the remedy policing or counter insurgency. This is the foreign desk. But now they've realized that kidnapping children it's more lucrative. That's literally what this is about. Just where does the money comes from. It really shows you how desperate nigerians have become just to make money the economy ever. Since buhari came into power. It's really gone. Downhill and people are taking desperate measures to make ends meet in fact in the northwest especially. Now it's extremely concerning as the groups have multiplied in terms of numbers. They've grown in terms of strength that mean the jihadist groups are trying to make inroads so we could have a more difficult situation in the northwest. But that doesn't seem to be many a sense of urgency about dealing with these. There is a certain amount of violence. That's involved here. It's it's a form of war not not peacekeeping but that violence has to be located in a broader political strategy of achieving reconciliation. And unless you have that strategy in place more violence almost always just makes things worse rather than better and welcome to the foreign desk. I'm andrew miller on join first of all from a by the journalist chico oduor who has followed the story of nigeria's kidnappings since the boko haram raid on jabbar festival out into this program. Is this spate of attacks on schools. There has been in the last few days in wake some lodge some small some successful some not. In the general scheme of things how common have attacks on schools like this. Become in nigeria. They've become shockingly common to be honest. it's almost at the point. where were the nigerian. Public is feeling fatigue. And that's really scary. Because dis should be front burning stories but sometimes you get people not even wanting to even know the details because we've heard this before so the attack that happened. This past monday was actually the fourth that happened since december and then last year there are several attacks and what we're seeing of course is that these attackers are no longer really affiliated with the boko haram islamist movement. It's now just bandits. Criminals are looking for money and this has become a very very lucrative business. To be honest money is being funneled to rescue these hostages. And that's what's keeping this thing going. I mean from between june. Two thousand eleven march last year at least eighteen million dollars was paid to kidnappers as ransom. So for example in kara with three hundred. Schoolboys kidnapped this past december. We learned that some of the parents started to negotiate with the kidnappers. The boys when they were abducted and taken to the forest of northern nigeria. That's cat seen a state in the northeast. So the kidnapped boys. They started to make contact with their parents. You know with their cell phones and so they're talking to their parents and they're saying bring this amount of money in order for us to be freed so the parents started trying to find ways to do that dropping bags off here and there at designated points so in that case we did see parents collecting money fundraising amongst themselves. Also we're seeing professional gauche kind of coming to the fore and this especially we see with boko haram related kidnappings. So that's how we're saying that we're seeing this in the form of the parents themselves. So it was so desperate raising money for their children and also professional shooters because this is a huge market business. That has come forth

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Dozens of students kidnapped by gunmen in Nigeria

Dennis Prager

00:32 sec | 6 months ago

Dozens of students kidnapped by gunmen in Nigeria

"From a college in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna. Troops with tanks and helicopter have been deployed to try to rescue the abductees. They let us attack is likely to spite, more criticism, frustration and even anger against the government's handling off Nigeria's widespread insecurity. And criminal gangs frequently carry out killings and kidnapping for ransom across the country. More than 700 students have been abducted since December in several rates on schools in northern Nigeria. Victims are usually released after negotiations with the gun man. That's the

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Dozens of Students Kidnapped by Gunmen in Nigeria

Mark Levin

00:38 sec | 6 months ago

Dozens of Students Kidnapped by Gunmen in Nigeria

"Dozens of students from a college in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna. BBC's correspondent issued. Qalat has the story. Troops with tanks and helicopter have been deployed to try to rescue the abductees. The letters attack is likely to spite, more criticism, frustration and even anger against the government's handling off Nigeria's widespread insecurity. And criminal gangs frequently carry out killings and kidnapping for ransom across the country. More than 700 students have been abducted since December in several rates on schools in northern Nigeria. Victims are usually released after negotiations with the gun man. FDA

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"nigerian" Discussed on The BreakPoint Podcast

The BreakPoint Podcast

03:45 min | 1 year ago

"nigerian" Discussed on The BreakPoint Podcast

"So we have really as. The US government in the power to appoint a special. Special Envoy to Nigeria. And this is very practicable because when these issue of terrorism was taking place in Sudan at the time during the Era Alpha President Bush Junior, a number boy was appointed impersonal suites John. Don't download and this actually de escalating tension on crises Izudin. So we are also asking that if an envoy is appointee Campbell who Charity of US government to administer these region that is imploding fast and don't forget yawn I keep on telling many Americans who cared to listen that look the other girl of any terrorist group are now isis regrouping with Boko Haram in these young, the ultimate goal is to around. Ovalles two, hundred medium people are. Nigerian fluids imaging, the existential threat pussies to Africa to Europe finding to the United States. So now way you as opponents. So an envoy and we still bleeding that president trump should use a his presidential authority to do on Anura like it has defeated. Terrorists is his in me do. Not yet a group in Nigeria. Should help these vulnerable community vulnerable region to overcome these by sending special envoy undocumented. John that those funding how arms flowing. So now saute envoy will be able to relate Dodi allies in the region and then you'll be able to share. With says, and then we'll see what exactly he's promoting these. Are Groups in that region than for. Christian communities we are forward to festival prayer. That resolves any human problem than prayer in God. So we believe in God believing. God. Everyone talk to be I'm ducking from my job East but what we want their US citizens to other scientists. Committed Christians is to know that broadcast see stars up include eighty for the fact that yet Christians not for any other reason. Jew respond quickly than to that challenge that the issue with Falani that. It actually is over religion a clearly mean when we talk about radical Muslim extremists like Boko Haram there's no question, right? I. Mean it for Work Christians it would be someone else but it is Christians because Nigerian has more Anglican Christians at least worshiping on a Sunday morning I believe almost most of the rest of the Anglican communion combined I mean, it's just really I know that's at least the stat in my own church and not to mention the incredible evangelical presence there as well is radical Islam also the ideology that drives the militants. Yes. When let me also stated that I have a Fulani Half Lanese were pastor. So we are not AH jellies saying a netflix grew Okra. All terribly. So we have to make that dad distinction. But if Governor his influence Mon- came. Out publicly to. Defend. This killings that De. attack, because the been denied access to..

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"nigerian" Discussed on The BreakPoint Podcast

The BreakPoint Podcast

04:02 min | 1 year ago

"nigerian" Discussed on The BreakPoint Podcast

"There there is something called the incidents tracker and this is a calendar just like you would see on any other website calendar it traces day by day the number of Christians that have been killed that have been abducted that have been displaced since I believe December of two thousand and nineteen is that right Steven I think that's when the incident Schreker has started to count. Yes, and the overall number here is just absolutely stunning. help us understand Stephen First of all the difference between Boca Horon and the Falani militants and how the government of Nigeria is responding to this clear direct attack to ethnically cleanse and entire part of the population from the country of Nigeria. Boko around me as a Western education on crime, and then when they started the activities in ninety, run two, thousand, nine, the declared Islamic. Caliphate. So that Nigeria state should be declared as un-islamic rupaul bleak. So this was maybe some kind of a pushback on Nancy's Day taking on territories in Nigeria I'm League Jack Regan. Which Chide. Cameroon under me get. So it's a bubble has impacted batted west Africa our young. Countries I've just mentioned but also been roaming three states in the eastern part of Nigeria now. Flooding mealy dance. Jelly King as an offshoot as do the are fighting proxy war of Boko Haram ideology, and this is how it happens. But flooding many times I Charlie at a group of armed militia who got his catchy to Rome funds in those days, they were peaceful based. This time Iran due to feed on towns, farmers on. These are predominantly Christian community in the north central region of Nigeria. So from time to die anytime, the sack individually anytime, the attack and kill people the host even Islamic flag. So now you begin to guide the. Will for. In these areas is seeming data vocal around. So now than they if laminate on Michio anybody, they destroy cheese. Clinics at schools and we'd want us up whom couple vocal haram attacks. We find some existential on humanitarian crises when you have lottery million displaced Nigerians in this region, and then you see the plateau fair women at Unionist I'm from day who also see that these are human trafficking. So keep on selling years and then he's the Ashrafi dot crossing Mediterranean will do. So he's really on essential trade and to come to your vision about Nigeria government. Each dining on rag government who promised to deal with people. Then what is stoning about? Nigeria's government. T to. These terrorist groups is simple now president here that government who say the idea radicalizing Integrating into community. So that shows that gives comfort to terrorists anywhere that well, if I'm caught Bindura government aid I'll be de radicalized. I'm Dan I'll be reintegrated into society ambitious are unofficial statement of Nigeria on what's the attempt how they attempt to be radicalized them. What's that process look like you'll know John Depreciate of a De radicalization has lobbied successfully anyway. I'm how to be successfully non-euro are don't know..

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"nigerian" Discussed on Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

04:23 min | 1 year ago

"nigerian" Discussed on Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

"Right now it's my interview with your. Juande LAFI. She's a chef. Recipe developer, also a food stylist who grew up in Nigeria and now lives in Brooklyn. A recent feature for the New York Times. Come Lafi collected her ten essential Nigerian recipes. She's also the creator of the Dinner Series My immigrant food is which she runs out of her own kitchen. You one day welcome to milk street. Thank you for having me. Let's talk about like us for a second. Could you just give us a walking tour? What does it look like? Where do you see on? The street is a street food. Just give us a sense of the place it's it's a bustling city. It's colorful. It's crowded. There's traffic. There's all kinds of smells coming from the street food there's. A street puffer and ensue. Use the. Grill. Grill beef or goat. Puff puff is the fried dough, but yeah, it's it's very much alive. It's very colorful and actually I I live in Brooklyn right now and live in new. York and that's one of the things drew me to New York has has the city felt alive in the same way that Laos does. If if you and I cooked together, we what are some of the things would learn from you. I think the layering of flavors and spices is. Something that sticks out to me about Nigerian food. It could seem like a lot going on, but they all play very well together and. When it hits your palate, it doesn't overwhelm your palate and I think that in itself is a very specific technique that you can add smoked fish and. Little dried crayfish and you can add Lucas being all of which are really heavy flavors on their own, but you could add it to one dish. It doesn't overwhelm the dish anyway. They all just kind of play well together so I think that the the style in which the flavors are layered. Is a very specific thing. <hes> you mentioned in the piece near? Times you had some essential recipes, you talk about the white bread. That was surprising to me because it sounded like kind of wonderful something I mean it is kind of like wonderful. So what's the story with that? I mean <hes> so. I gave bread. The name to me is in itself a story, so the name comes from this huge bakery that existed in a very particular part of legos called Ikey, and it was everywhere growing up it was you know it? It would come to your house. House, actually because people would hawk it on the street, and I remember it being just so tender and soft, and it's it's kind of like wonder bread, but it wasn't sliced, and so to get it slice with like a special thing, and I think it's also really heavy because it, it's used as a vehicle for a lot of our soups and stews into that memory to me that like it's this big hunk of read. That's like really heavy just sticks out to me your dinner series. My immigrant food is tell us about the. So my dentist series is something that came out of <hes>. My desire to explore my cuisine I had always cooked in restaurants I'd never really cooked Nigerian food, and so dinners gave me an opportunity to cook and share Nigerian food, and also tell the story of my immigration story, but also share the story of <hes>. Other people who have immigrated to this country, so what is your immigrants or in other words? If you were to summarize, which is impossible, the nature of that story? What what is that story? A very condensed version is I <hes>. I feel like I've always been an immigrant i. was born in Berlin moved back to Lagos with my parents, and my family moved to the US at sixteen to go to college and I've been in the US ever since, but also within that time I lost my. Student status here and stayed on without paperwork, and so I lived here undocumented for about ten years, and so in that time I wasn't able to go back to Nigeria, and now I am I got married, and they've been able to go back to Nigeria and so the dinner started out of a desire to be close to a place where I felt distance from.

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"nigerian" Discussed on Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

04:01 min | 1 year ago

"nigerian" Discussed on Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

"Five, five, four, two, six, nine, eight, four, three, or email us at questions at Milk Street radio DOT COM. Hi This is Joseph. I'm calling from Austin, Texas, are you? Doing are you I'm pretty good I'm calling to follow up. I had previously called about potato fries. Having trouble with taking them. you get lots of good advice. And Knicks positive results I would say okay. Tell us what you did. Tell us about the failure. I, yes, I, I tried pre heating the Pan as you suggested Chris and it ended up burning the sweet potatoes. However, you also suggested to us some potato starch and I did have some extra tapioca starch handy and I decided to talk it with that, and actually did help with the crispiness. Nice so I'm one for to you. preheated the pan for how long and how hot and oven for about ten minutes on four twenty five. That's what I would have done okay. Tell us what else yeah. Then consulted my mother-in-law because she seems to be able to get them to come out a little bit crispier and one of the things that I found was using organic. Sweet potatoes was actually coming out saw gear, non organic, sweet potatoes and I didn't understand why that. I, don't even are they exactly the same type sweet potato. Yeah, they're both, did Jew also right the jewel, the red ones. I don't think that should have anything to do with the moisture content. This is probably all about the moisture content of the sweet potato. It may be the one was stored longer. In overtime converts to sugar and AB The supermarket. One was stored maybe drier and more. To sugar and browns better. Did you try cutting them a little thinner? Yes, and my oven tends to run hot, so it would just burn them a little bit quicker. So that did agree that I cut them for. My oven worked out a little bit better so I'm one for two zero zero for one. So. We're one for three weeks, so in the end the solution was to use regular supermarket potatoes. And coat them with some sort of starch do use a lot of oil on the bottom of the Pan when you were roasting them, or while I usually use a olive oil spray on the bottom of the Pan and then kind of spray on top of the prizes I remember when we did this. At one time I think we use not a spray, but a fair amount of oil in the bottom of the Pan, so you almost were oven frying them I think when pre heating if you had a bunch of oil there and then put them on instead of just. Just a spray, your actually almost frying them. That's one of the thing I could go. Dig Up the recipe, but I think that was something that did test at some point that might be worth it, but at least a starch work, which is good, so you're happier, but not happiest. Is that True Joseph Well? I, think the ultimate goal is to get them crispy, and I just don't think it's going to really happen with sweet potatoes, and it's not going to, because they're so moisture content so high. Yeah, I think. I'll have to resort to deep frying or something else. The French FRY Fried Potato is such a I've never made. Fabulous French fries at home ever. I think you need a fryolater. You need a big volume of very high oil than stays at the same temperature. Yeah, and when you get a really good French fry. SPEK times nothing better right well. I'm glad you're feeling slightly happier, yeah? And to give you a point Sarah you're you're also one for one. Because not flipping them was something he suggested, and that definitely did help go. Okay there, we go. Aces You, take you're..

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"nigerian" Discussed on Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

10:35 min | 2 years ago

"nigerian" Discussed on Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

"A place where I felt distance so give us listen example of a typical dinner from the series so typical dinner would be actually the very first one started with a trip to Vermont where we've made some amazing farms in Vermont and so the that's exactly the answer. I the first thing you do is go to Vermont to do the Nigerian dinner. Don't you see it. I knew you were going to say it started with a trip to Vermont and we found an amazing butcher shop they had goat leg which immediately decided that I needed two of them drove back to Brooklyn and so we had this goat leg and I was like wall. I just have to make Nigerian food and so part of the story of the dinners is that I'm cooking Nigerian food so far away from Nigeria but like with ingredients that I can find where I am because they that I feel like part of the immigrants story the story about application until the dinners have a cocktail hour. You sign up online so you don't really I know who you're having dinner with which I think is part of the charm and there's a total of three seated courses and one standing chorus which at the end end of the night it's desert and I figure people mingle and talk and so part of the dinners is also having a conversation I write down questions exploring whatever topic that I I feel that people would be interested in talking about and yeah so it's like a dinner and a conversation so you mentioned gold leg and one of the dishes you mentioned in my research you talk about braised gold leg. How do you raise a gold lake. How big is this is a I mean oh you young goat so a leg is probably about forty five pounds. I would say and typically I would raise it in its own broth in with some aromatics. I put like a pot of gold leg with onions tomatoes pepper and some Broth Rauff in just let it go for about three thousand a little temp- oven while that's going. I make the Obata which is a bay sauce of peppers tabin narrow tomatoes and this is the sauce you you talked about as being sort of the central this sauce similar to so Frito and twenty minutes in about twenty minutes into after the goat leg is braised. I put it in that sauce at some of the Brazing zing broth and let it go again for another hour so it's about a four hour process but once you're done the meat is falling off the bone. It's completely tendered falls falls into the sauce he eat it over rice and you're happy so another thing you've you've done this is the time to talk about your pantry and I'm really a huge fan of having the right pantry because that completely changes your cooking yes so what are the things you keep the four five things you keep the you think other people should have room absolutely fermented locust beans is one. It's it's really fragrant. I would liken it to fermented black beans. It's not sweet like me so but it's got that same depth of flavour and it completely changes the flavor profile but in an amazing way so I think fermented locust bean this one Chili's. I like spicy food but I think also go back to the technique and major in cooking. I think there's a way that you could cook with chilies where it doesn't overwhelm haras chilies really the oils really just. I haven't given specific flavor to the food and a specific spice I would say growled Khushab. It's called Gary also fermented into product but for meditation to give a light tank. Do do you ever make the equivalent of a stock using the fermented beans cassava just like you would be so. Is that something you ever done. I haven't tried that but that would be an interesting way to use it. Absolutely I don't not why wouldn't work say I gave you. I'm putting that in my back to the next rest of you see before stock with with with locust bean what else in your let's see what else stock fish like dried fish or dried crayfish or you're smoking fish. Those are two different flavor profiles but they also at a certain depth mommy to the to the dish and let's see the last product would be plantains. I like very sweet plantains and to get it that way they need to be ripened up until the point that they're almost the all black on the outside because when you fry them they just give a lovely crunchie caramel layer on the outside and so I think those would be the five products. Are there any breads other than the wonder bread. Bread bread doesn't wonder bread the way to put it flat breads or any other kinds of breads. I haven't really seen flat price if they are flat breads. It's as a result of from the Lebanese I don't know if I would call this a bread but it's it's made from rice flour. That's been a little fermented called Masa. A- and it's a vehicle for meat stews and SOUPS and they're made in a little sort of like a cast iron skillet with deep holes holes in it like deep pockets in it and that would be it's. It's not quite a bread but it's bread like spongy. It's it's a little sour from the the fermentation. Some places in the world have of cooking is a philosophy. It's not just about the food right so it's it's about context. It's what the food means to in your life. I assume that in Lagos when you grew up there was a context for the food right. It wasn't just the food what was that context. Food is a part of every ceremony in in Nigeria. You know when you have a baby. They're very specific ingredients that are brought to the ceremony that names the baby when when you are getting married they're very specific. Ingredients like colon not like Yams you know ingredients have meanings and and I really think that this is so in every culture that food is not just about the eating you know to me while I being here food is memory to me. You know seeing a bowl of jar. Price is a memory to me of like my grandmother making it and so food can have very different meanings. I think and it did in in like us. Juande thank you so much. It's been a pleasure. You actually came here to the studio. I get to interview a person. It's been a pleasure. Thank you thank you so much for having Lina That was chef. You wanted to come off. It's time to chat chat with Lynn Clark about this week's recipe beef until Michio Stu Lynn Lynn area. I'm great Chris. Mexican food is not Taco Bell. We've known that for a long time. It's not even many of the traditional recipes that we know now. It's really been changing a lot and probably one chef Mexico City whose doing the most to change the definition of Mexican cooking Regale Veira. He has a couple of restaurants in New York including Cosmai traditional ingredients many traditional ideas but he makes them a little bit fresh and new. We spoke to him and one of the dishes. We were interested. Student was something more traditional a beef until Matteo Stu so it's not surprising that he uses tomatoes in some of his more traditional recipes the Tomi T. O. has been around around since pre Columbian Era Mexico. It's a small green fruit wrapped in a papery husk very citrusy kind of looks like a tomato but the flavor profile is much judge Moore Tart. It really lends itself to a stew here because we've got those rich flavors from beef combined with the brighter flavors of the tomato and is often used lots lots of sauces mixed with chilies or other peppers put in a blender and then finished skillet so it's a common ingredient absolutely so traditionally this is made with Bonin piece piece of beef and it's cooked all day long in Rica sort of streamlined it for us already a little bit by using boneless beef chuck however he cooks the beef and the onions and the potatoes in three different pans and we knew you would definitely not go for that so we wanted to try to get everything in one pot which which we were able to do by layering everything and the flavor profile was just the same so what's the basic method so it's like a typical stew a milk street style still stew so no pre. Browning of the beef the beef gets tossed together with onion garlic chopped Jalapeno and some spices that goes in the oven in Dutch oven for about two hours we take it out and we add in some Yukon gold potatoes that are cute and the tomatoes and we add those later on because we don't want those potatoes to break down on and we WANNA keep the flavor of the tomatoes really nice and bright. If you choose to prep the potatoes ahead of time just make sure to submerge them in some cold water so they don't discolor so so you had the potatoes the to- materials goes back in the oven for how long one more hour until the potatoes are tender and the beef is tender and then when it's finished you can top it with pumpkin seeds. Salon Salang tro some sliced Jalapeno. You can keep the leftovers make tacos from it. Serve it with some white rice. It's a great meal. The have one night like a Sunday supper and then use what leftovers during the week for week night meal you know I'm so tired of my plain old New England to have been making for many years to sounds actually a lot more interesting. This is not your New England not a New England name or Lynn. Thank you so much. You're welcome Chris this recipe for beef and Tokyo stoop at one seven seven milk street dot com..

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"nigerian" Discussed on Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

12:45 min | 2 years ago

"nigerian" Discussed on Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio

"The directions but when it came out of the oven it was smooth on top and even Golden Brown we've not peaked in the center or craggy aggie and Browns at the peaks like a lot of the other entries. So what could I do differently to get it to. Nice rustic cranky confected. Do you feel like it didn't rise enough. Is that what you're suggesting it didn't rise the way I had expected it to kind of peaking speaking in the center of how did you mix the dough. nixed the dry ingredients by hand now have a mixer. I didn't use fresh buttermilk but had the buttermilk powders I mixed the butter milk powder in with the dry ingredients and then added the water with eggs and called for melted butter or margarine two eggs one and three quarters cups sputter milk etc little sugar baking powder and Baking Soda and how did you mix the wedding dry this phone basically it. Was it shaggy when you had a ball of dough now it was really better. I know what the promise those powder butter milks. I think the recipes recipes one-quarter dry powder to one cup of water or something like that. My guess is that's your problem you too much liquid. The recipe it real buttermilk will the better and I think however you converted the buttermilk recipe to the powder with water. You end up with too much water because it should be a fairly dry craggy sort of rough doe. It shouldn't really have that much liquid and all it's pretty dry this. This was definitely this was sort of portable runny but it was horrible definitely so I think if you make a recipe with real L. buttermilk. You'll be fine to other things I would shape it into around very gently with your hands. It should be maybe an inch and a half high may be a little bit at higher but not more than that and then shape it into around that'll fit into a twelve inch skillet cast iron skillet and Bake my soda bread in a cast iron skillet the avenue you give a nice bottom crust that but also works big bake mile cast iron still under had a nice bottom cross but it didn't have have a nice up so you had that one covered. Let me down right. Let me recommend finding a book by Derina Alan. She's a wonderful cook. She runs a cooking school in County Cork and she has many cookbooks out and I'm sure she has a really good recipe for Irish Soda Bread the lies thing I make a whole-wheat soda bread all the time which has I think half whole wheat flour have light and we terminent little honey and that's I think my favorite brand new world really yeah. I'd rather have that than a rustic loaf. It's just actually yeah. It's in great toast the next day next time you make soderbergh trial version. It's quite good. I think you're really put your finger on with the liquid. You talked about padding it into the pan. There was no way I could have just said too much easier perfect all right challenge John. Thanks for calling yes take care. Thank you bye-bye radio to Brian or not to Brian well. If that's your question for this Thanksgiving please give us a call eight five five four to six nine eight four three one more time eight five five four two six nine eight four three or e. Mail said questions and military radio DOT com hi this is Joseph. I'm calling from Austin Texas power you. I'm doing well are you. I'm pretty good. I'm calling to follow what I had previously called about soup potato fries having trouble with baking them you get lots of good advice and knicks positive results. I would say okay. Tell us what you did. Tell us about the failure I yes I I tried pre heating the pan as you suggested acid Chris and it ended up burning the sweet potatoes however you also suggested to us some potato starch and and I did have some extra tapioca starch handy and I decided to talk with that. It actually did help with the crispiness nice one for two you preheated the plan for how long and how hot and oven for about ten minutes on four twenty five that's what I would have done okay and then tell us what what else yeah then consulted my mother-in-law because she seems to be able to get them to come out a little bit crispier and one of the things that I found was using in order ganic sweet potatoes was actually coming out saw gear the non organic sweet potatoes and I didn't understand why that I I don't even are they exactly the same type Sweet Potato Yeah. They're both the jewel right. Did you all the red ones. I don't think that should have anything in to do with the moisture content. This is probably all about the moisture content of sweet potato. It may be the one was stored longer. Say That in overtime converts to sugar in the supermarket was stored. Maybe drier and more sugar and browns better did you try cutting them a little thinner. Yes and my oven even tends to run hot so it would just burn them a little bit quicker so great. I cut them for my oven worked out a little bit better so I'm one for two zero is zero for one so we're one for three so in the end the solution was to use regular supermarket potatoes and coat them with some sort of starch starch to use a lot of oil on the bottom of the Pan when you were roasting them Renault while I usually use a olive oil spray on the bottom of the Pan and then kind of spray prey on top of the prizes. I remember when we did this at one time. I think we use a spray but a fair amount of oil in the bottom of the pan so so you almost were oven frying them I think when pre heating if you had a bunch of oil there and then put them on instead of just a spray your actually almost frying them. That's one other thing I could go pick up the recipe but I think that was something that did tested some point that might be worth it but at least a starch worked which is good so you're happier happier but not happiest. Is that True Joseph Well. I think the ultimate goal is to get them crispy and I just don't think it's going to really happen then with sweet potatoes and it's not going to because they're so moisture content so high yeah. I think I'll have to resort to deep fry or something else the the French fry fried potato is such A. I've never made fabulous French fries at home ever. I think you need a file it. You need a big volume volume very high at the same temperature yeah and when you get really good French fry spek times nothing better right well great. I'm glad you're feeling feeling slightly happier yeah and to give you a point Sarah. You were also one for one because not flipping. Them was something you suggested and that definitely did help them. Go Okay there. We go yeah since reasoning all right. Thank you take you're listen to radio. I'm Christopher Kimball up next. I'm chatting with you on day. Lafayette about the cooking of Nigeria. That's coming up right after the break buttermilk milk pancakes or Saturday tradition my house. I always make them with King. Arthur flower the lack of bleaching the quality of the week makes fluffy tasty pancakes and by the way the higher protein gene content means. I can use their all purpose flour even when making bread so in my household of King Arthur. It's not flower a special offer for Milk Street listeners. Please go to King King Arthur flower dot com slash street to get twenty five percent of several of their great products for the holiday season. US Promotion Code. Mlk S. T. R. E. not this is most your radio. I'm your host Christopher Kimball right now. It's my interview with you on. They come off as she's a chef recipe. The developer also a food stylist who grew up in Nigeria and L. lives in Brooklyn in a recent feature for the New York Times. Coma Lafi collected her ten essential Nigerian recipes. She's also the creator of the dinner series. My immigrant food is which he runs out of her own kitchen you on day welcome to milk street. Thank you for having me Let's talk about like us for a second. Could you just give us a walking tour. What does it look like. What do you see on. The street is a street food. Just just give us a sense of the place. It's a bustling city. It's colorful. It's crowded. There's traffic. There's all kinds of smells coming from the street food. ooh. There's on the street puff and ensue use the grill scattered grill beef or goat puff. Puff is the fried dough but yeah it's. It's very much alive. It's very colorful and actually I I live in Brooklyn right now and and live in New York and that's one of the things that drew me to New York has has the city felt alive in the same way that lake us does if if you and I cooked together. What are some of the things I would learn from you? I think the layering of flavors and spices is something that sticks out to me about Nigerian food it could seem like a lot going on but they all play very well together and when it hits your palate it doesn't overwhelm your palate and I think that in itself is a very specific technique that you can add smoked fish and little dried crayfish and you can add to look us being all all of which are really heavy flavors on their own but you could add it to one dish and it doesn't overwhelmed addition anyway. They all just kind of play well together so I think that the the style in which the flavors are layered is a very specific thing you mentioned in the piece near Times. You had cinema essential recipes you talk about the white bread that was surprising to me because it sounded like kind of like one read something. I mean. He's just kind of wonder if so what's the story with that I mean so so I gave bread. The name to me is in itself a story so the name comes from this huge bakery that existed in a very particular apart of legos called gay and it was everywhere growing up it. was you know it it would come to your house actually because people would hawk it on the streets and I remember it being just so tender and soft and it's kind of like wonder bread but it wasn't sliced and so to get it slice with like a special thing and and I think it's also really heavy because it it's used as a vehicle for a lot of our soups and stews and so that memory to me that like it's this big hunk of read. That's like really heavy. Just sticks out to me your dinner series. My immigrant food is Tulsa so my dentist series is something the thing that came out of my desire to explore my cuisine. I had always cooked in restaurants. I'd never really cooked look to Nigerian food and so the dinners gave me an opportunity to cook and share Nigerian food and also tell the story of my immigration story but also share the story of other people who have immigrated to this country so what is your immigrants to another words if you were to summarize which is impossible symbol the nature of that story. What is that story a very condensed version is I I feel like I've always immigrant I was born in Berlin moved back to Lagos with my parents and my family moved to the US at sixteen to go to college and I've Vin in the US ever since but also within that time I lost my student status here and stayed on without paperwork and so I lived here undocumented for about ten years and so in that time I wasn't able to go back to Nigeria and now I am I got married and they've been able to go back to Nigeria and so the dinner started out of a desire to be close to a place where I felt distance so give us listen example of a typical dinner from the series so typical dinner would be actually the very.

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"nigerian" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Globalist

Monocle 24: The Globalist

04:09 min | 2 years ago

"nigerian" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Globalist

"Because growing up America was the place to look up to Nigerians. We we spend a lot of time in Nigeria having political arguments and people very angry with the government all the time complaints. And and often people would say we'll go to America that would never happen. But we can see that anymore and those almost like a psychic sense of loss to loosen that thing that is aspirational to you, you know, and it's gone, and it's going to take a long-term for America to to grow back its moral authority. I think do you think Americans who born in the US have that same sense of sadness? I do. Yeah. I have American firms is I think they do actually I think for some of them. It's so much worse because they've never having never conceived of this. If you've seen a banana Republic when you see something that looks like it, it's terrible. But you kind of knew if you've never seen one I think it can be just deeply and unsettling. And and I have American friends who are not doing very, well, I don't think so as I mentioned, you divide your time between the US and Nigeria now after spending some time away from Nigeria and moving back. What did you notice that was different? How did you feelings about the country falls? I don't know was mature at different Nigeria. Also, I guess because they go so often sometimes it's hard to see what's different. I mean, I like to see that my my life in Nigeria is fairly similar to my life in the US except for my wife is faster in America. Only slightly and I don't have in America. I don't have to think about buying diesel generator because this electric city overtime and in Nigeria. I have a life on the food is better. So that's really the jury is very interested in complicated. Please actually right now, I feel a sense of disappointment with the Nigerian government because this present government had a lot of goodwill, and we had an election that was that. I think actually since democracy came has been the most free and fair, and we voted out on incumbent. And so I felt very proud of our democracy. And if you lose new government came in we had such high expectations and everything is almost just cautioned now. So I have a sense of disappointment. About what's going on in Nigeria? But but there's also steadily been for me about Nigerian politics. It's always been for me, the cultural and social it's about how people I love to be back in Nigeria because it makes me setup makes me you see people who are just so full of energy innovation ideas, and people this wonderful conducive spirit about Nigeria and Nigerians that I find really inspiring. So I spent half my time complaining about the government and the other half of the time just being happy to be among not just people who are my people. But just the sense of we can do anything even with the Muslim, it'd resources. Yeah. So do you still feel just as Nigeria, and I know some people who straddle two different cultures can sometimes end up feeling neither here nor there. No. I do. I do feel quite Nigerian. I think my son's abilities. Nigerian I think I look at the wall through Nigerian is, but I also know that I couldn't be. Happy living entirely in Nigeria. I need to be able to leave Nigeria means sometimes joke about how I think the only reason I can love Nigeria this because I believe it. The same probably could be said about the US. This is true. I wouldn't be happy. If I had to live in town in America. I I wouldn't be happy at all. So I feel very lucky that I can do both. But I think my sensibility remains Nigerian because there's still things about America. I'll tell you puzzle me, and I still kind of make fun of American. Thanks. And I still can't get over being in a restaurant and somebody says to you are you still working on that? And I'm thinking since when eating become walking on. And the way that the widow sort of hover over you endlessly. And that's really, of course, the result of people who work in restaurants, not being paid a fair wage, so any. Yeah. Performed for tips, which I think is ugly. But yeah, things like that..

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"nigerian" Discussed on The Majority Report with Sam Seder

The Majority Report with Sam Seder

03:22 min | 3 years ago

"nigerian" Discussed on The Majority Report with Sam Seder

"He's a little more acquiescent than people sort of expected him to be because it has been done before. And but this, but you know, this is different atmosphere. Right. I mean, we are in sitting people. He Trump is building people up into a frenzy, and I don't know if he's building US military troops up into a frenzy. He probably is building the border patrol up in. A frenzy, and they can guarantee you that all these militia guys who are going to come down on quote help. He's definitely building them up into a frenzy. So you're you're setting up a situation for something very tragic to happen. I really think and I think maybe he wants to be on. I think that's very possible. And we should also say, you know, there are even a greater implications. And we, you know, we're starting to see more and more of this right Bolsonaro elected in Brazil. Now, he's moving the embassy to Jerusalem in in the the Brazilian embassy. And just today the Nigerian army which this week shot and killed multiple protesters were throwing rocks under investigation. This is their their biggest defense. They tweeted out. That video that we just played please watch and make your deductions essentially, saying look, the president of the United States says if you throw rocks. It's like firing weapons therefore, we, you know, we cannot be held to account for shooting unarmed protesters, and and and this is, you know, for for we had been asking for you. And I had been talking about in the lead up to, you know, after the, you know to the inauguration, and sort of contemplating what are the implications of foreign policy? You know, this is one of those things we see this time and time again where? I don't think as citizens, you know, just going about our daily basis, particularly, you know, people who may be a little bit jaded, as you know, a lot of folks are we're conscious of that the United States in many respects. Maintained. Even though there was times. We're certainly hypocritical about it, but maintained some type of normative values in the world that had some type of restraining impact on other governments around the world. And we're seeing what happens when we sort of let go of those the, you know, where we create a little bit of slack in in those type of normative values. Oh, a lot of slack. I mean, I would say it was lurking. You know, it was kind of an abrupt change. You know, that that I think you, and I have talked about this a lot, you know, this kind of that scary sort of aspect of this have, you know, it's all scary. What he's doing domestically is very scary. But we don't know yet. Whether or not our institutions have the resilience to be able to resist this and we'll see on Tuesday, our first sign of whether or not it's actually possible because the Republican party of courses they've proved that they are not going to be part of that. They're not that institution is dead..

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"nigerian" Discussed on Slate Money

Slate Money

02:13 min | 3 years ago

"nigerian" Discussed on Slate Money

"That cut because ultimately they had every ability to tell him to go take a high can no you don't own this oilfield right what i'm curious about is how high were the stakes here for dutch overall dutch shell because i mean it it's one thing to sort of enter into this potential clearly they knew the risks when they were doing and wanting to enter into it when it's like you're sticking the business on it this is the you need this to survive but they're so massive was this a knee a nice to have or was this like essential for the rest of the future of the business shell has always been the biggest foreign oil company merger and they've made a huge amount of money in nigeria in this deal which is big huge by shell standards it was actually bigger by any standards let any is a small accompany than shell and so that half of the deal was a much bigger deal to them than it was two shall be absolutely right that the the for both of them they could have just kept on doing what they were doing it they would have been okay i honestly wonder if it's just like sent costs and there was like chain years you probably like dude it's been ten years i'm gonna get that oil tailored at take gray man but again i think that the most important thing to remember is why this is not just a you know one more story of corruption is that this has real consequences this erodes the investment climate this makes it harder for other investors to come in this makes credit more expensive this makes everything more expensive this hurts the fiscal position of the nigerian government like it serious and it's an it's a indication the full old the a series of nigerian presidents and finance ministers have come in with massive anticorruption campaigns none of his seems to a very much worked this is correct that's the greatest cover an anticorruption campaign of being corrupt actually side doubt but it is true that often countries when you hear people using that they're saying they're going on an anticorruption campaign that can really often mean i'm going to try to arrest all of my enemies or you're trying to.

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"nigerian" Discussed on Slate Money

Slate Money

02:14 min | 3 years ago

"nigerian" Discussed on Slate Money

"You're absolutely right and the other thing which is worth noting here is that when the nigerian government tried to send the one point one billion dollars to this guy swiss bank account the entire global banking system japhet a lake in a late no no no this is just clearly corrupt you're not allowed to do it and so then they tried to send it to another bank account in celebration of a switzerland the uk in the uk was frozen and then they also tried in lebanon lebanon and they say to now and even the lebanese for saying this this like sketching so then they actually had the senate directly to accounts in nigeria so and what not have been a red flag in the june these institutions know something we don't the exact against that this is this is exactly why the claims of sort of innocence by the oil companies are so ludicrous is because it was obvious even to the lebanese bank is that this was crazy and and i think and this point is is the main one you have to remember is that if someone did something corrupt back in the nineties under the military dictatorship you don't just go along with that in 2011 and say oh i guess that corrupting was done so now we have to pay this guy a billion dollars for this action which with half which which was kelly corrupt at the time the correct thing to do is to the nigerian oil nigerian government to sell the oilfield to any and shelf 13 billion dollars to keep the money for itself to then use that money for the benefit of the nigerian people and the if the former oil minister comes along and says hey that smile oilfield yukon sell it they say will sue us right and yet agreed and this is really important because part of the reason that this guy was able to essentially extort everyone was because he had protection in the current nigerian government or that the government at the time that he had all these political protectors around him that enable tend to do this those are the same people who then got paid out exactly this is why goodluck jonathan and everyone else in the gut in the government wound up getting.

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"nigerian" Discussed on Slate Money

Slate Money

01:45 min | 3 years ago

"nigerian" Discussed on Slate Money

"Sued this guy but they couldn't get the deal done and then it appears that two thousand eleven and he comes on board their seeing a potentially more competition and so then it appears that maybe they were like willing to let any do the dirty work and they would just kind of stand back and not only looks like it i mean that the shell doesn't have completely clean hands here but they were very happy for any to wind up greasing whatever the wheels needed to be greased motives make this happen in they just come along for the ride bright and but i i understand we were saying before the the idea that look in theory may be this guy kind of had rights to this so why don't they just pay him but i do think this speaks to why corruption really as problematic is that the original reason that this guy in theory had rights was because there was this fake private company that was created that was actually owned by people directly tied to the government and was away to kind of essentially engaging corruption at the very beginning so to simply then pay him later and say like well well he owned that i feel like you're both reinforcing that the idea that that type of haters okay and this is also money now that is not going to the nigerian government this is not money that can be used for infrastructure for health for education this is money that's going to be used from some criminal too this is actually one of my favorite details this a tete a usd one point seven million dollars to pay off money laundering five that he had from france and so he used his bribe to pay off his money laundering fund then houston other fifty six million through by a private jet of course it the but yeah.

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"nigerian" Discussed on Slate Money

Slate Money

02:21 min | 3 years ago

"nigerian" Discussed on Slate Money

"You can use health like you to lower the amount of money you pay the life insurance there super sort of technologically advanced you can upload wreath results robert data run keep a data and nothing like that anything which you have which will be able to demonstrate to a whole bunch of different life insurance just how healthy you are health like you can take will of that information it can take it around to various different life insurance companies and then it can come back to you and say hey we have managed to find you a much better deal than you would have otherwise been able to get because it turns out that health iq winds up saving its custom is up to thirty three percent just because visit he active people have a much lower risk of heart disease cancer diabetes you name it so to see if you qualify go to health iq dot com slash money or mentioned the promo code money when you talk to a healthy you agent let's talk about corruption in nigeria show he has because it's been a little while since we had a big nigerian corruption story there was they've been big attempts to deal with nigerian corruption over the years with predictable effects of absolutely nothing um but this one this latest one has now managed to wind up with like big western oil company ceos were being criminally charged yes so that's really what makes this different it's also just huge so i th i that was there was like the the big headline number here is one point one billion dollars yes because so royal dutch shell in two thousand eleven royal that shall in any this italian company paid the nigerian government one point three billion dollars for the rights to dislike prized offshore oilfield but one point one billion of that was then funneled to accounts for this company called malibu oil and gas from which it was used to pay kickbacks to any executives from which it was paid to a number of nigerian politicians including allegedly former president goodluck jonathan and it was used to pay this guy down at tetteh who is kind of.

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"nigerian" Discussed on Ball Girl Magic

Ball Girl Magic

01:31 min | 4 years ago

"nigerian" Discussed on Ball Girl Magic

"I am commitment to the i don't know the nigerian union bank hey listen we got this cut the wall country because this is crazy oh my god speaking to nigeria the pi no okay i was going to say when i first met you when i first met yvonne i should have known than you were you were destined for greatness we that if it wasn't when i first much of it we did the photo shoot and we just wanted to have a photo shoot to launch ball girl and you have seen the photos of us like in q outfits holding the basketball i got will address on she got a pansudan or something and we're sitting in the bleachers were pretending to hold the ball from each other stuff like that all those photos were dull by we haven't fun it's a great day that yvonne is like yvonne is like hey you wanna do the pictures on the top of the rail of the fair i was like no are we gotta do over the shot everything i do for the furthest shot you know and so i'm like an mind you we climbs like two to three flights of stairs i'm looking down like if you fall you can easily break something wasn't that i am i being exaggerate the we needed health insurance that day we definitely needed health insurance any vaunted not like we were on the rail for we were standing on the real yvan is like doing a cartwheel on the rail i'm just kinda clinging to the rail because we're not even standing would would support were hanging onto the rail trying to do something dramatic other bodies run and i'm sitting there first of all you know i'm hot i'm sweaty.

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"nigerian" Discussed on CFR On the Record

CFR On the Record

03:11 min | 4 years ago

"nigerian" Discussed on CFR On the Record

"Oh absolutely delighted to do it and delighted to be with you and also we tell listeners um the first point about local who um is uh nigerian military spokesman that notwithstanding uh boko haram jerry he tells his crisis two that's there was an episode involving local last week was slowly as we did a further uh you win that it has no access to some seven hundred thousand internally displaced push in boston in northeastern nigeria because of fears with a 700000 of course our book oberwald global war but you still people to operate boko haram it is very much still around second point is there is no evidence of a political process underway between vocal um and the nigerian government again realistically their hostages statement about negotiations between government and boko huang uh but uh such talk you satan's junk going where it's quite unclear inside your home boko warmed so i would be just um probably the most famous dicksons broker law are the boss who girls and some were released from uh under circumstances that mercy however there has been no further movement and uh she boss um part of the contest what's going on is president mohamed is is clearly very uh there are reports no works no more than a few hours a day and while the administration and the other several of the home prices for us so um it is vicepresident as president um finally on our side uh president trump has agreed to two in com this is why is that nigeria one of them boko along.

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"nigerian" Discussed on CFR On the Record

CFR On the Record

03:11 min | 4 years ago

"nigerian" Discussed on CFR On the Record

"Oh absolutely delighted to do it and delighted to be with you and also we tell listeners um the first point about local who um is uh nigerian military spokesman that notwithstanding uh boko haram jerry he tells his crisis two that's there was an episode involving local last week was slowly as we did a further uh you win that it has no access to some seven hundred thousand internally displaced push in boston in northeastern nigeria because of fears with a 700000 of course our book oberwald global war but you still people to operate boko haram it is very much still around second point is there is no evidence of a political process underway between vocal um and the nigerian government again realistically their hostages statement about negotiations between government and boko huang uh but uh such talk you satan's junk going where it's quite unclear inside your home boko warmed so i would be just um probably the most famous dicksons broker law are the boss who girls and some were released from uh under circumstances that mercy however there has been no further movement and uh she boss um part of the contest what's going on is president mohamed is is clearly very uh there are reports no works no more than a few hours a day and while the administration and the other several of the home prices for us so um it is vicepresident as president um finally on our side uh president trump has agreed to two in com this is why is that nigeria one of them boko along.

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