The significance of Ogun #EndSARS panel

As an act to empower the Governor to constitute Tribunal of Inquiry and other matters ancillary thereto and pursuant to the powers conferred on the Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, by the Tribunals of Inquiry Law, Laws of Nigeria and Ogun, 1990,(“the Law”) the Governor on 17, October 2020 set up a panel…

Buratai as African steward man of the year 2020

Eventually, the Year 2020 grudgingly dragged to an end. It was a difficult and tough year for all Africans. From economic meltdown to wars, conflicts and the blight of the global Covid-19 pandemic. In the continent, Nigeria also had her fair share of these troubles. These predicaments were varied and complex. As already known, the…

In solidarity with ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has been a thorn in the flesh of successive Nigerian governments due to its radical stance and collective struggle against the poor funding of Nigeria’s university education system. The union is also a cat with nine lives for always surmounting turbulent periods. The other prominent academic unions such…

Breaking: NECO releases results, deregisters 12 schools in 6 states… see details

The National Examination Council (NECO) has deregistered 12 schools for engaging in examination malpractices during the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE). The Chief Registrar of the Council, Professor Godswill Obioma, stated this while releasing the results in Minna, Niger state capital on Wednesday. According to the Registrar, 24 supervisors were also blacklisted for aiding…

Capitol Hill and a salute to Nigerian Military

Quite incredible!  In a twinkle of an eye, four persons kissed death during and in the aftermath of the invasion/desecration of Capitol Hill by pro-Trump extremist supporters. Capitol Hill, America’s most powerful symbol of democracy and civil authority, transmuted into an artefact of sorrows, wails, death and blood. It is an understatement to say, the…

Bad governance and political selection in Nigeria has a human cost

The human cost of bad governance Nigeria’s poor socio-economic performance, human rights abuses, widespread poverty, insecurity, corruption and lack of trust in the political system have led to disenchantment amongst the electorate, especially the youth who make up 51% of the 84 million registered voters. This matters in a fast-growing population of over 200 million,…