How Nigeria is abandoning her citizens on death row abroad

The hundreds of Nigerians convicted in foreign prisons were largely left with no legal assistance or no help from the Nigerian government to get a fair trial, the Legal Defence and Assistance Project has said. At a roundtable on ‘Moving Nigeria Towards the Abolition of the Death Penalty’ organized for the media and civil society […]

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Kaduna: Hub of military institutions, host of unsafe schools

Kaduna, Nigeria’s “Centre of Learning,” is host to many military institutions and formations, including the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) and 1 Division, Nigerian Army. The military presence notwithstanding, many schools, like communities in the state, have been attacked by bandits and remain crippled, Abdulgafar Alabelewe reports. Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji; Nigerian Air […]

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Ipetu-Ijesa Chronicles (Under Construction): USA & Nigerian Air Force Formation, Ipetu-Ijesa on World Map

High Chief Ayo Olayinka J.P on seat with African-American Commandos on courtesy visit to HRH (Dr) Samson Adeleke Oke, the Ajalaye (Paramount Ruler of Ipetu-Ijesa Kingdom) in his Royal Palace In Ipetu-Ijesa, Osun State, Nigeria By Prof Kola Kesinro To use the words of Hon Oluwole Oke, the Member of Parliament (MP) representing Ijesa North […]

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How Osinbajo became Nigeria’s Vice President: The untold story

By Olawale Olaleye Since his emergence as Nigeria’s number-two citizen, different accounts had been flying around on how Professor Yemi Osinbajo, actually secured the coveted vice-presidential slot, a majority of which revolved around the person of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, his former boss. Indeed, the recent revelation by Chief Bisi Akande in his book, “My Participations” […]

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2023: Flash-points as PDP dillydallies on zoning arrangement

Contrary to public perception, it is not only on the score of zoning that leaders of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are divided. Underlying the stringent arguments for and against zoning the party’s Presidential ticket is also the quiet censure against former party stalwarts that traveled to the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) […]

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Is APC on the brink?

The Caretaker/Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), led by Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni, was appointed to resolve some crisis in the party. Twenty months after, the crisis has gone from bad to worse. The recent attempt to sideline Buni and the secretary of the committee, Senator John […]

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