Tour Nigeria and national economic recovery

By Folorunsho Coker A WORLD in stride towards recovery: The past couple of months of this certainly momentous year, 2020, have demonstrated the time-honed notion that nothing defines the human spirit as significantly as its capacity for resilience; that sturdy will to endure and overcome adversity, to seek out the faint but growing light at…

An accused has a right to bail (2)

By Usman Bukar Bwala THE Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015 is in line with the criminal justice in Nigeria and S.162 of the Act has spelt out conditions for granting bail in serious criminal cases in Salami Ibrahim vs FRN supra as “A defendant charged with an offence punishable with imprisonment for a term…

Lest we forget: Opportunities for young Nigerians, by the Buhari administration – Femi Adesina

The Muhammadu Buhari Administration has always had youths as centerpiece of its policies. Here is a brief compendium of some initiatives put in place, for Nigerian youths, to reposition and empower them: N-Power: 500,000 enrolled in 2 batches between 2016 and 2020 receiving 30,000 monthly, with enrolment of 3rd batch of 400,000 in progress. NYSC…

As Ogun takes youth rights advocacy to the next level

By Seyi Bakare The recently suspended #EndSARS protests came like a whirlwind and left manifold stories and lessons in their trail. The nation had advance warning for three years but dithered and slithered. Then came a video showing members of the now-disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) at their bestial best against yet another citizen, and…

‘Lekki Shooting’: Let the army be!

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State. By Bamidele Ibeyemie The event of October 20, 2020, in Lekki, Lagos, would not cease being topical in a short while. Even if the nagging questions surrounding it are answered, it may still be a debatable topic any day. To some, it is the Lekki Shooting. Others termed it…

International Men’s Day: The positive value that men bring to the world, their families and communities.

A Man By Denrele Animasaun Someone once said that every man is trying to live up to his father’s expectations or make up for their father’s mistakes….”Barack Obama The International men’s day was celebrated on November 19th.  The event is dedicated to men and to highlight the positive value that men bring to the world,…

A study in tolerant leadership

By Robinson Agaga TOLERANCE is the ability or willingness to accommodate the existence of opinions or behaviour that one dislikes or disagrees with. Without tolerance two individuals will not be able to work together. It cuts across various human endeavours: teams, political parties, tribes, race, religion, etc. Members of a group have to be able…

Explainer: Why Nigeria cannot sanction CNN

By Evans Ufeli CNN, though in Nigeria, is an international media organization in the United States of America which operates via a cable tv on Dstv Network and other platforms. The operations of CNN on world press coverage is not regulated by the National Broadcasting Commission. NBC or the Minister of Information has no such…