Atiku’s Lawyer’s Arrest: Tyranny and the Continued Brutalisation of Nigerians

Atiku’s Lawyer’s Arrest: Tyranny and the Continued Brutalisation of Nigerians

By Ishaq Murtala The recent arrest and subsequent detention of Mr Uyi Giwa-Osagie, lawyer to the leading opposition PDP candidate in the rescheduled 2019 Presidential election of Saturday, February 23, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, by operatives of the EFCC, is exactly what it is: a political witch hunt, aggressive intimidation and harassment of opposition actors motivated […]

Citizens’ power and access to information in Nigeria

Citizens’ power and access to information in Nigeria

by Femi Falana (Being a paper delivered by Femi Falana SAN at the Public Hearing on Improving the Capacity of Citizens on the Use of the Freedom of Information Act, 2011 held by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) in Lagos on Tuesday, February 12, 2019) Introduction Under section 22 of the 1999 Constitution the […]

2019: Why Election Boycott is not an Option

2019: Why Election Boycott is not an Option

Jude Ndukwe While Nigeria is preparing for what is possibly the most important elections in her history, some citizens are attempting the suicidal option of an election boycott even at a time they have the best opportunity to make a very bold statement with their votes and at a time historical facts world over shows […]

A Final Warning From The Living God, By Fani-Kayode

A Final Warning From The Living God, By Fani-Kayode

You committed mass murder, slaughtered the faithful, indulged in genocide and supported ethnic cleansing. You impoverished my people, sacrificed young Leah Sharibu, locked up your enemies and tormenented the innocent. You persecuted my Church, bullied the weak, stole from the poor, destroyed the young and decimated the old. You shattered the upright, poured scorn on […]

Tanbuwal’s Story For The God’s By Usama Dandare

Tanbuwal’s Story For The God’s By Usama Dandare

In a democratic society, the public is expected to have access to information; not only on how they are gorverned, but also on anything that is of interest to the individual or group. Democracy can function effectively only when the citizens are fully informed as to how it operates, and on what principles. Citizens need […]

The President Everyone Talks About

The President Everyone Talks About

By Ehi Ekhator Nigeria is ablaze right now for different reasons. 1. The economy is a wreck and no one genuinely minds 2. Vote based system has gone down the gutter and the rule of law is in jeopardy. 3. The President, Muhammadu Buhari has an ear contamination 4. Next month general election is around […]

Illegality Of The ‘Suspension’ Of Justice Onnoghen: 20 Points To Note

Illegality Of The ‘Suspension’ Of Justice Onnoghen: 20 Points To Note

By Inibehe Effiong The purported suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Honourable Justice Walter Onnoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari is unequivocally unconstitutional, illegal, immoral and grossly indefensible. What General Buhari has done, putting it mildly, is a brazen coup against democracy. The following 20 (twenty) points are worth noting: 1. The office of […]

Buhari’s Suspension Of Nigerian Constitution And The Coming Anarchy

Buhari’s Suspension Of Nigerian Constitution And The Coming Anarchy

By Erasmus Ikhide  Before now, I had mirrored President Muhammadu Buhari‘s brutal and dictatorial inclinations in several articles from his first and second coming as president in 1983 and 2015 and signposted his government of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the coming anarchy! The president did not disappoints his critics, as always. Chief Mike […]

Obasanjo’s Sorrowful Nunc Dimittis

Obasanjo’s Sorrowful Nunc Dimittis

Olusegun Obasanjo, the swash-buckling former president is sad; so sad that he cannot put a finger on how best to manage his elephantine emotions. Sure, his flippant emotions stand out in the many irrational acts he had been known for in all his adult years. Obasanjo is a legendary moral cretin, an ethical wreckage who […]