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Adesina: The Last Wailing Wailer Dies! Nigeria’s Wailing Wailers Stop Grumbling by bolaayenimo: 7:12am On Mar 05, 2021
Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity has enjoined ‘wailing wailers’ who have been unduly critical of President Muhammadu Buhari to desist and join hands with him in moving the nation forward.

In his weekly article titled ‘ The Last Wailing Wailer Dies, Adesina said those antagonistic of President Buhari should cease their attacks just like Bunny Wailer (original name Neville O’Rilley Livingston) has stopped all form of wailing with his death on Tuesday aged 73.

Going down memory lane, Adesina said he adopted the name ‘wailing wailers’ for Chief Olisa Metuh, former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who were always finding fault and will not see anything good in the Buhari administration.

The full article reads:

THE LAST WAILING WAILER DIES

It was the end of an era Tuesday when Bunny Wailer, the last of the original Wailing Wailers passed away, aged 73.

Bunny (original name Neville O’Rilley Livingston) completed the trio that formed the reggae music group, Bob Marley and the Wailing Wailers, alongside Marley and Peter Tosh in the 1960s. They recorded hit albums like Simmer Down, Stir it Up, and many others, before Bunny went solo around 1973. His reason was simple. He didn’t like extensive touring that the band did, saying it clashed with his Rastafarian beliefs, citing the pressure to eat processed foods and play in “freak clubs.”

He added: “Music is based on inspiration and if you’re in an environment where you are up and down, here and there, that’s how your music is going to sound.”

Bunny Wailer made a success of his solo career, just as Bob Marley and Peter Tosh did of their own. He won three Grammy Awards.
Bob Marley, easily the biggest and most successful of the Wailing Wailers, was the first to die of cancer on May 11, 1981. He was aged 36.
On September 11, 1987, Peter Tosh was shot dead by some gunmen, who had attempted to rob him at his Jamaican home. He was aged 42.
Bunny lived longest, but had been in and out of hospital for a couple of years, before he died this week. He stopped wailing at age 73. He was a cultural icon in Jamaica.

Bob Marley had said they picked the expression Wailing Wailers for the band, because “we started out crying” against different ills of society. But now, the wailing has turned full circle, as the original members of the reggae group are all dead.

In June 2015, just about a month into the Muhammadu Buhari administration, it was crystal clear that some people would not let well be. At the slightest drop of a hat, they began to ululate, wail and cry as if pepper had been put in their sensitive parts. They shouted themselves hoarse, particularly on social media, as if it was the beginning and end of the world, and as if it was the best way to distract the President from doing anything. Almost six years later, they are still at it.

The negative chorus was led by Olisa Metuh, the then spokesman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). If the President coughed, he would say he didn’t cough well, and issue a press statement. If he smiled, he would say what was there to smile about in the Nigerian situation, and follow up with a press statement. If it rained, Buhari ooo, it didn’t rain at all, Buhari ooo. If a man was like a stud with his wife, Buhari ooo, he suffered power failure at night, still Buhari. Press statements became a dime a dozen.

One day, Metuh had issued one of his ‘yeye’ press statements, and I decided to respond via a Tweet. I said those who shout endlessly about the President should realize that power had slipped inexorably out of their hands, at least for the next four years. I ended it with the expression; “Wailing Wailers.”

It caught on like harmattan wildfire. He has abused us o. He called us wailers. Yes, what were they? Wailers. Wailing wailers, no apologies. The battle line was drawn.
They came after me like wild coyotes, but to me, it was just like water off the duck’s back. If the woman cooking egusi soup sees a toad hopping by, she can only hiss, and turn her face away. The toad cannot end in her soup pot.

They screamed, shouted, wailed, and at the end of the day, they decided to adopt the appellation. They began to call themselves wailing wailers.
Now that Bunny, the last of the Wailing Wailers, is dead, can we see it as an allegory? Is it not also time for the wailing wailers here to keep their peace? Instead of grumbling, murmuring and complaining about everything, can they rather begin to wish the government well, pray for those in authority, and give constructive advice? Instead of caviling about our military and the security challenges, can they begin to applaud them for their exploits, and say ‘God bless our troops?’ Can they see the many good works that President Buhari is doing for the country, and not just wail about the shortcomings? Heck! There’s no perfect administration anywhere, not in the Americas, Europe, Asia, not anywhere in the world. And there won’t be.

Bunny Wailer is dead. It draws the curtains on the group called Bob Marley and the Wailing Wailers. Let our own local wailers understand that the wailing market is over. It’s now time to go home.

*Adesina is Special Adviser to President Buhari on Media and Publicity

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2505804816381312&id=1452287068399764

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Re: Adesina: The Last Wailing Wailer Dies! Nigeria’s Wailing Wailers Stop Grumbling by MOLOTOVcockTAIL(m): 7:14am On Mar 05, 2021
grin grin

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Re: Adesina: The Last Wailing Wailer Dies! Nigeria’s Wailing Wailers Stop Grumbling by Penguin2: 7:15am On Mar 05, 2021
Somebody should tell this shameless idiot that has sold his conscience because of crumbs from Fulani, that the phrase "wailing wailers" is now stale.

Is his brain now empty that he can't think out another punchline?

Onye Ara!

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Re: Adesina: The Last Wailing Wailer Dies! Nigeria’s Wailing Wailers Stop Grumbling by Vikkoh(m): 7:17am On Mar 05, 2021
After suffering economic hardship for years now, we ...

In fact,

Does PMB himself wish us well?

We should start with that.

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Re: Adesina: The Last Wailing Wailer Dies! Nigeria’s Wailing Wailers Stop Grumbling by tobididemat: 7:18am On Mar 05, 2021
This man cheesy

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Re: Adesina: The Last Wailing Wailer Dies! Nigeria’s Wailing Wailers Stop Grumbling by Vikkoh(m): 7:19am On Mar 05, 2021
Can't they see the many good works that President Buhari is doing for the country, and not just wail about the shortcomings?

Good works like granting Bandits amnesty, negotiating with Terrorists and paying ransom to Kidnappers.
Okay now!

Lalasticlala come and see the rubbish this RUBBISH MAN is saying.

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Re: Adesina: The Last Wailing Wailer Dies! Nigeria’s Wailing Wailers Stop Grumbling by Gandollaar(f): 7:22am On Mar 05, 2021
Nigerians deserve the leaders they get.

See people grinning from ear to ear over Femi Adesina's insult.
tobididemat:
This man cheesy

MOLOTOVcockTAIL:
grin grin

Well, I didn't read beyond the first two lines. Why would I waste my precious morning reading Femi Adesina's opata when I already know he's paid to write trash.

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Re: Adesina: The Last Wailing Wailer Dies! Nigeria’s Wailing Wailers Stop Grumbling by Mysticwebb: 7:23am On Mar 05, 2021
This man doesn't even know that the end of their tenure is steadily approaching. Let him continue, at the end of this administration many of them will understand what they have done to themselves. What they are saying now will constantly hunt them then

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Re: Adesina: The Last Wailing Wailer Dies! Nigeria’s Wailing Wailers Stop Grumbling by nsiba: 7:25am On Mar 05, 2021
Highest MUMU

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Re: Adesina: The Last Wailing Wailer Dies! Nigeria’s Wailing Wailers Stop Grumbling by Monogamy: 7:26am On Mar 05, 2021
Bitterness is ingrained in some of the Nigeria wailing wailers most especially their branch members on NL

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Re: Adesina: The Last Wailing Wailer Dies! Nigeria’s Wailing Wailers Stop Grumbling by Racoon(m): 7:27am On Mar 05, 2021
Always sound stupid and irresponsible.How does the deaths of these great & respected Reggae icons who sang & bewailed the banes of ill government in their time has to do with the Nigerian situation? Was Jeremiah not known as a wailing/weeping prophet among the Isrealites? Instead of Femi to play the same role, he choose to asslick.

Does this man knows the pain, sorrow, anguish and wailing his boss has caused Nigerians? As if the not always aware, surprised or shocked clueless and incompetent president was forced to serve Nigeria given his woeful performance on the saddle.

I'm not surprised.After Femi Adeshina himself once said that he remains a “dyed-in-the-wool Buharist irrespective of what others see as foibles & failings of the administration”
https://www.thecable.ng/femi-adesina-nigeria-would-have-been-better-if-buharis-military-regime-had-lasted-longer

So how does one expect this kind of person to be reasonable.The only appreciation Nigerians will reserve for him if any, is for the vegetable to resign from our national life.The idocy of this man called Femi Adeshina has no beginning or ending.

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Re: Adesina: The Last Wailing Wailer Dies! Nigeria’s Wailing Wailers Stop Grumbling by Monogamy: 7:27am On Mar 05, 2021
Penguin2:
Somebody should tell this shameless idiot that has sold his conscience because of crumbs from Fulani, that the phrase "wailing wailers" is now stale.

Is his brain now empty that he can't think out another punchline?

Onye Ara!

Adesina was actually right

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Re: Adesina: The Last Wailing Wailer Dies! Nigeria’s Wailing Wailers Stop Grumbling by Agboriotejoye(m): 7:39am On Mar 05, 2021
Statistics have shown that the number of wailers is increasing exponentially.
Besides, wailers don't wish Buhari evil. It doesn't even matter what they wish anyway since he's well protected and cared for from the tax the wailers pay, they only want him to fulfill his promises he made to the nation pre-2015.

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Re: Adesina: The Last Wailing Wailer Dies! Nigeria’s Wailing Wailers Stop Grumbling by Nobody: 7:39am On Mar 05, 2021
Just imagine this overfed malu !
You and Buhari would be put to shame, useless asslicker angry does this one even have a heart ? so heartless fool..I can't stand the hearing of his stupid name omo ale jati jati

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Re: Adesina: The Last Wailing Wailer Dies! Nigeria’s Wailing Wailers Stop Grumbling by PointZerom: 7:42am On Mar 05, 2021
Mumu

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Re: Adesina: The Last Wailing Wailer Dies! Nigeria’s Wailing Wailers Stop Grumbling by Nbotee(m): 8:11am On Mar 05, 2021
So somehow dis buffoon expects Nigerians to b celebrating and clapping for dem in the face of insecurity and rising cost of living?

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Re: Adesina: The Last Wailing Wailer Dies! Nigeria’s Wailing Wailers Stop Grumbling by Nobody: 8:17am On Mar 05, 2021
Gandollaar:
Nigerians deserve the leaders they get.

See people grinning from ear to ear over Femi Adesina's insult.




Well, I didn't read beyond the first two lines. Why would I waste my precious morning reading Femi Adesina's opata when I already know he's paid to write trash.
Why should I believe a lady like you deserves evil rulers
Although you said it yourself,I don't think you deserve to suffer.
Have a great day.♥️

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Re: Adesina: The Last Wailing Wailer Dies! Nigeria’s Wailing Wailers Stop Grumbling by Gandollaar(f): 8:32am On Mar 05, 2021
HellVictorinho:

Why should I believe a lady like you deserves evil rulers
Although you said it yourself,I don't think you deserve to suffer.
Have a great day.♥️
Hahaha...our mumu never do nau.

Great weekend my guy!
Re: Adesina: The Last Wailing Wailer Dies! Nigeria’s Wailing Wailers Stop Grumbling by Nobody: 8:33am On Mar 05, 2021
Gandollaar:
Hahaha...our mumu never do nau.

Great weekend my guy!

Are you a Muslim lady?
Re: Adesina: The Last Wailing Wailer Dies! Nigeria’s Wailing Wailers Stop Grumbling by Gandollaar(f): 8:44am On Mar 05, 2021
HellVictorinho:


Are you a Muslim lady?
You want to start profiling and causing division in Nigeria again Abii grin grin grin

You are part of the problem.
Re: Adesina: The Last Wailing Wailer Dies! Nigeria’s Wailing Wailers Stop Grumbling by Binomotech(m): 8:58am On Mar 05, 2021
What is he insinuating
Re: Adesina: The Last Wailing Wailer Dies! Nigeria’s Wailing Wailers Stop Grumbling by Nobody: 8:58am On Mar 05, 2021
What an insult to the dead.


The FUTURE is FEMALE

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Re: Adesina: The Last Wailing Wailer Dies! Nigeria’s Wailing Wailers Stop Grumbling by sogaaw: 8:58am On Mar 05, 2021
u av lived a meaningful life... RIP
Re: Adesina: The Last Wailing Wailer Dies! Nigeria’s Wailing Wailers Stop Grumbling by tillaman(m): 8:58am On Mar 05, 2021
angry
Re: Adesina: The Last Wailing Wailer Dies! Nigeria’s Wailing Wailers Stop Grumbling by ForeThinker: 8:58am On Mar 05, 2021
We haf hear
Re: Adesina: The Last Wailing Wailer Dies! Nigeria’s Wailing Wailers Stop Grumbling by Felixalex(m): 8:58am On Mar 05, 2021
Useless man

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Re: Adesina: The Last Wailing Wailer Dies! Nigeria’s Wailing Wailers Stop Grumbling by Toscarel: 8:58am On Mar 05, 2021
Mumu²²

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Re: Adesina: The Last Wailing Wailer Dies! Nigeria’s Wailing Wailers Stop Grumbling by naijadrivablog: 8:59am On Mar 05, 2021
Yeye de smell

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