A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has said that members of the legal profession should blame themselves for the harassment of judges by the security agencies.Read More
For the record
The National Judicial Commission (NJC) has accused the Directorate of State Services (DSS) of acting outside the bounds of due process and unconstitutionally, in the manner it carried out the arrest of judges in the ongoing anti-corruption exercise. It accused the DSS, being a department of the executive arm of government, of attempt to overawe and intimidate the judicial arm of the government.Read More
THE National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress,APC, Chief Odigie Oyegun has responded to a letter written to him by the party’s National Leader, Bola Tinubu, saying hat nobody has the kind of money that can buy his conscience.Read More
NOTHING strengthens deceit more than silence. And on an occasion like this, one often wonders why some people twist events and history in order to legitimize a mission. While ruminating over why this should be, it is not impossible to embark on introspection by thinking out so many possibilities that politics is replete with. This line of thought is informed by laughable events of the last few days.Read More
Plagiarism: Between me and Lai Mohammed ….SUE IF YOU WANT. My attention has been drawn to a threat from the Honourable Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed instructing his lawyers to seek legal action against me if I refuse to retract a publication that his “Change Begins With Me” is a plagiarized version of Mr. Akin
We have the instruction of Akin Fadeyi to write you this letter. Our client, Akin Fadeyi is the creator of the anti-corruption media campaign project “Not in My Country”. The ‘Not In My Country’ project has been the subject of a heated media exchange over allegations of copyright infringement and counter-allegations of blackmail between some actors and other concerned citizens who were privy to the ‘Not in My Country’ anti-corruption campaign project and the Hon. Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Alhaji Lai Mohammed. By this letter, we seek to state our client’s position for the first time in a public space, on the many issues thrown up by the media fray. It is our hope that upon reading this letter, Your Excellency will come to appreciate our client’s status as a partner in the pious goals of this administration and the need to thoroughly investigate the issues surrounding the media report.Read More
Today – 1st October is a day of celebration for us Nigerians. On this day, 56 years ago our people achieved the most important of all human desires – freedom and independence. We should all therefore give thanks and pray for our founding fathers without whose efforts and toil we would not reap the bounties of today.Read More
Following the six segments of a 90 minutes first U.S Presidential Debate held September 26th, between the Democratic nominee for president of the United States, Hillary Clinton, and her Republican counterpart, Donald J. Trump, America and the world were immersed in a dramatic debate that saw both sides trying to prove to the Americans why either he nor she would make a better U.S president.Read More
Read transcript of embattled leader of jihadist group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, who resurfaced in a video posted online Sunday.
He advised President Muhammadu Buhari to worship and fear Allah saying that he is worshiping cow. He also said that the People of Chibok, should prepare for a longer Bring Back Our girls campaign.Read More
I am delighted to be present here today at the 2nd edition of the United States–Africa Business Forum. I wish to thank the United States Department of Commerce and Bloomberg Philanthropies for organizing this event and for giving me this opportunity to address this august gathering of Political and Business Leaders from the United States of America (USA), Africa and other regions of the World. I believe all of us will take advantage of this Forum to establish and strengthen business relationships; share valuable experience; and collaborate for mutual benefits.Read More
Bothered by the biting economic recession cycle in the country, former President, Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to stop lamenting but to chart a clear economic policy direction that will give value to the economy.Read More
The Department of state services and the Nigeria Police Force have explained why they called for the postponement election in Edo stateRead More
The comment made by Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, on his love for Hausa language and his decision to put Hausa language software on his website, on Wednesday, sparked a debate over whether or not it signals a sinister move against Southern Nigeria, between former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode and former presidential aide Reno Omokri.Read More
Assigned Topic “Building the Economy of States: Challenge of Developing Inclusive and Sustainable Growth”. Has been focus of policy since 1962! Still ‘the issue’ today!
Expectation? We can’t write a “blueprint” in a lecture. Only broad pillars possible, while a “dedicated Team” sits to iron out the “Details”.
Our attention has been drawn to a report titled, “Any Govt. owing salaries shouldn’t exist- Amosun,” published on page 10 of the Vanguard Newspaper on Friday, July 29, 2016. The erroneous report, which was curiously repeated on Friday, July 29, was first published by the same newspaper on Thursday, July 28 with the title, “Any