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EDITORIAL: The Amnesty International Report-Our concern

The usual practice of the international human rights non-governmental organisation, Amnesty International (AI) is to detail reports on gross violations of human rights across the globe based on their research and set parameters. Even as human rights are inalienable and are not supposed

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Special Report: Anyim, 3 ex-governors, others next on CCT ‘hit list’

Trials dates slated for April By Lubem Gena, Abuja Barring any hitch, Nigerians will in April witness another round of prosecution against some top ex-government functionaries, AljazirahNigeria authoritatively learnt. These include Anyim Pius Anyim, former Secretary to Government of the

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Freedom of expression under attack in Nigeria

Gbenga Odunsi Several criticisms have trailed the policies of the Buhari-led administration, as most of them have posed a serious threat to the nation’s economic growth. However, indications have shown that criticizing President Buhari’s policies could lead people to probe or arrest. This

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Mega party: Buhari’s ministers, govs. named as sponsors

The intrigues and political manoeuvring that will shape the 2019 general elections have begun to unfold with revelations that some serving ministers and governors on the platform of the two major political parties are deeply involved in the formation and

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How to get ready for a long xmas break

1. When you realize your company has given you two weeks xmas and new year break Somebody praise the lord!   2. Make sure you ignore your boss’s emails asking you to “treat as urgent” anything that will mean you

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Syrian army and allies advance in Aleppo

Syrian government troops and their allies advanced on Friday in a district of western Aleppo captured last month by rebels, a Syrian military source and an insurgent official said. The Syrian military source said the pro-government forces had completely retaken

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Electricity consumers threaten showdown with IBEDC

Some electricity consumers in Adeleye Aparadija Community in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State have threatened to stop payment of the monthly electricity charges unless they are given bills. They told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that about

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Former First Lady Patience Jonathan’s $31m Fraud Case Adjourned As She Bombards Court With Rented Supporters

The fundamental human rights lawsuit brought by Nigeria’s former First Lady, Patience Jonathan, against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) came up for mention at the Federal High Court in Lagos today, with several rented supporters in attendance. Mrs.

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No one predicted Aisha Buhari’s interview would lead us to “The Other Room” – Gbenga Odunsi

By Gbenga Odunsi The first family of Nigeria recently entertained Nigerians and the world with Aso rock power tussle. The media was not left out as it was set on fire with the public feud between President Buhari and his

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The way forward for a tottering giant @ 56 – Gbenga Odunsi

The Assistant Editor of Aljazirah Nigeria, Gbenga Odunsi in this brief piece x-rays the way forward for Nigeria and her daunting challenges. Nigeria recently attained the age 56 with a low key independence celebration in all parts of the country.

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