IGP Storms Lagos, Presents Book on Security and Justice

Chief Segun Osoba, Dr. Mike Okiro, IGP Ibrahim Idris and Major General Tanko Nuhu
Mr Ibrahim Idris and Chief Vincent Obianodo

On Thursday 15th of February 2018, at the Intercontinental Hotel Victoria Island, Lagos, was a roll of who is who when the Inspector General of police Ibrahim Idris presented his book on ‘’Security  And Justice”, The Pathway For Peace And Reconciliation In Nigeria’’ to the general public. The former Inspector General Of Police, Mr. Sunday Ehindero, HRH Oba Rilwan  Akinolu, Oba of Lagos, Chief Don Eteibet, Chief Segun Osoba were amongst the dignitaries that grace the occasion, Here are some highlights of the occasion as recorded in pictures by Uche…

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Beko Ransome Kuti Honoured in Lagos

Mr. Aloba Adesegun and Mrs. Bosede Ransome Kuti

The former president of National Association of Nigerian Students Segun Mayeigu, Human right Activist Barrister Femi Borisade,  Abiodun Aremu where among the dignitaries that came to honour the late human right activist, Dr.Beko Ransome Kuti during the 10th anniversary  lecture that took place on Saturday 10th of February 2018, held at the Committee for the defense of  human right secretariat Adeniyi Jones Lagos. By Uche Nwosisi

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Kanu Uche Methodist Church Prelate Turns 65

Dr.Samuel Chukwuemeka Uche Kanu,being flanked by friends and well wishers
Dr.Samuel Chukwuemeka Uche Kanu,being flanked by friends and well wishers

On Monday January 29, 2018, Dr. Samuel Chukwuemeka Kanu Uche Prelate Methodist Church of Nigeria, marks his 65th birthday anniversary with a thanksgiving service at the Methodist Church of Nigeria Opebi. A grand reception and book launch was later, held that day  in his honors at the All Seasons Plaza Agidigbi, Lagos, family, friend, corporate Nigerians and well wishers celebrated with him.  Following, some faces present at the event. By Uche Nwosisi

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OBJ: Nigeria’s Letter-Writing specialist

Olusegun Obasanjo

By Gwiyi Solomon Even though he may not have been overtly antagonistic against the present government of Muhamadu Buhari on customary basis like the former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode and the Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose; yet, he is no less Nigeria’s pen-specialist. He is clearly, not known to be a writer; more so it is pointless comparing his scribbling skills with that of Prof. Wole Soyinka and the late Chinua Achebe, world notable writers with five-star-decorations from this part of the world. Yet, his letter-writing…

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Chimamanda Fires Back

Chimamanda Adiche, Nigerian Writer

By Oji Odu She considered it as an insult, not only on Nigeria, the giant of Africa in most ramifications, but on the African continent in general. Not able to hold herself any longer, the literary giant took a swipe at the French who saw Nigeria as a bookless country. Chimamanda Adiche,  Nigerian writer was being interviewed on a live show in Paris on Friday, January 26, 2018, at “The Night of Ideas”, when she was asked if Nigeria has bookshops. Her reply was epic. During the course of the…

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Ali Moves For Full Automation Of Customs Operations

Hameed Ali: Gives out award On WCO Day

By Stephen Ubana Officials of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, and the United States based Information Communication Company, Oracle Corporation have begun talks over the use of its Information Communication technology, ICT, to entrench its fully e- Customs operation. Hameed Ali, a retired Colonel and Comptroller General, NCS, broke the cheery news to officers and men of the Service at the just concluded World Customs Organisation, WCO Day, Celebration held at  the Customs Training College Gwagwalada, Abuja. Ali  disclosed that the technology if put into use  by the Service” will…

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2019: Will Buhari Survive This?

Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria's President

By Oji Odu Aso Rock is rattled. Nigeria’s seat of power has murdered sleep. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has spoken on national political and economic issues under the Muhammadu Buhari administration. Like past Nigerian governments, it has caught a cold, which surprisingly, sometimes, usually leads to their outsting. Wednesday, January 23, 2018, the elder statesman spoke to the President Muhammadu Buhari and his administration. The shock and fear this has thrown up on the government is so much that it is still trying to recover from the shock to proffer…

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Former CJN, Justice Dahiru Musdapher dies at 75

Justice Dahiru Musdapher

A former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Dahiru Musdapher, died on Monday evening at a London Hospital at the age of 75. A family member of the deceased, Hajiya Halima Sulaiman, confirmed the death to the News Agency of Nigeria in Kano on Tuesday. She said that Justice Musdapher died after battling with kidney related disease and had been on admission in the hospital for the past five months. The deceased, according to her, left behind a wife and three children among whom are Hadiza Dahiru Mustapha, a magistrate, and Kaloma…

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How Okoroji Survived ‘Palace coup’

Tony Okoroji

By Osamudiamen Ogbonmwan The drama that ensued in the Copyrights Society of Nigeria otherwise known as COSON a few weeks ago, that later culminated in the emergence of NOW Music boss, Efe Omorogbe as it’s new Chairman is yet to abate. The sudden change of guard left stakeholders and industry watchers in shock. Few days ago, what appeared like a failed palace coup ensured the return to office of Pioneer COSON Chairman, Tony Okoroji. The statement announcing his reinstatement was greeted with relief by stakeholders in the Music industry. On…

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Owerri: Nero Fiddles While Rome Burns

By Comfort Obi Students of history would, of course, remember  Nero, the frivolous Emperor of the Roman Empire who famously fiddled while Rome burnt. In the South-East where I come from, nothing could be nearer the truth than Nero’s story. Most of our leaders play while the region burns. They engage in frivolities and big-manism while the region is systematically being destroyed. You will excuse me to use the tragedy that is the Ekeukwu market in Owerri as a typical example.  For two years, almost, the case of the famous…

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