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For ‘a man of the people,’ Dapo Olorunyomi, at 60

Dapo Olorunyomi

*Media icon, benefactor, selfless patriot, and exemplary humanist From Chido Onumah Dapo, ‘Daps,’ ‘Dapsy’ Olorunyomi who turns 60 on Wednesday, 8th November, 2017, is your quintessential humanist. It is impossible to spend an hour with Dapo without being smitten by his humility, compassion, sense of humour and deep appreciation and …

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Lagos’ history of destroying children by incarceration

Leaking Parallax, Olajide Fashikun...Maina, Buhari

*Who can rescue Lagos from this shame?  Lagos state has had a tradition of incarcerating children in prison. I am not shocked when the report oozed in from our Lagos correspondent about the Chief Judge releasing 80 of the kids in the Badagry prison. My mind raced quickly to the …

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Premium Times: Police plan to arraign journalists in court to detain them

*Amnesty International frowns at Police raid of media house Police in Abuja have reluctantly released the two PREMIUM TIMES journalists that were arrested on Thursday afternoon with the intention to further detain, harass, intimidate and scheme them for trial before a Magistrate Court that will order their confinement. Dapo Olorunyomi, publisher of the …

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