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Tinubu – The Political Huckster and ambitions (I)

Tinubu, Buhari and Fashola

*Powerplay, intrigues and political mathematics From Bamidele Ademola-Olateju The All Progressives’ Congress (APC) has been struggling hard since the party won the presidential elections. To those of us who are students of politics, we saw it coming. Personally, I was optimistic that President Buhari still has it in him to …

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Misconduct: Two lawyers stripped of SAN title

Toyin Bashorun...stripped of SAN title

*Toyin Bashorun, Kunle Ogunban axed Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee (LPPC), has announced the withdrawal of the title of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) from two lawyers for misconduct. In a statement signed by its secretary, Hadiza Mustapha, the committee said the first affected lawyer, Oluwatoyin Bashorun, would not be allowed …

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FCC Commissioners are job racketeers – Ag Chairman

Dr. Shettima Abba...ccusing FCC Commissioners

*They sell high profile jobs to highest bidders By Sandra Onyekwere All the 37 Commissioners of the Federal Character Commission (FCC) have been accused of job racketeering. The Acting Chairman of the FCC, Dr. Shettima Bukar Abba, levelled the allegation on Thursday in Abuja when he appeared before the Senate …

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NLC, NUT, others defies threat, shuts Kaduna down

NUT, NLC protest in Kaduna

*Learn to respect Rule of Law – El-Rufai told President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabara, on Thursday led the protest against Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state who had banned and threatened to deal ruthlessly with any set of persons who undertake a protest in the …

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Help Stella Monye save her only son!

Stella Monye

*Why The Caged Bird Cried: “MY SON’S 17 YEARS OF PAIN AND MISERY” Read Stella Monye yourself: “My life, these days, is like a fish out of water. I am gasping every second. Sometimes, I wondered how I am still standing. I am miserably searching my pathways to this thing …

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Ambode reshuffles cabinet, drops three, picks five

Akinwunmi Ambode Lagos state Governor...reshuffles cabinet

*Out: Akinsola, Odubiyi, Abiola Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday carried out a major cabinet reshuffle, dropping three commissioners and appointing five new ones. In a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello, the three affected cabinet members are Mrs. Adebimpe Akinsola, Mr. Femi Odubiyi …

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Marathon: Oshundun commends Ambode, Access Bank

Debo Oshundun Lagos SWAN Chairman commends Ambode, Access Bank on Marathon

*We need more marathons in the country Chairman of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Lagos State Chapter, Debo Oshundun has commended Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, the host city, and Access Bank, the title sponsor for the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. Oshundun commended the wonderful initiative which has put …

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2018 tennis AJC qualifiers: Nigeria seals final places

Oyinlomo Quadri, tennis

*Quadri, Marylove coast to medals zone Team Nigeria continued to justify its high rating at the 2018 International Tennis Federation/CAT West and Central Africa Junior championship qualifiers in Togo as four of its players set up semi-final meetings in the boy’s 16 and under as well as the boys’ 14 …

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