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Tekno and that assault on public morality

A Nigerian rap artiste, Augustine Kelechi, aka Tekno, was recently in the news for the wrong reasons. In the process of rolling out another ‘hit’ and remaining relevant in the music industry, he  engaged in public filming of his music…

APC on Atiku’s media statements

THE recent statement by the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) condemning Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the standard-bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)  in this year’s presidential election, would be hilarious if…

FG’s proscription of IMN

FOLLOWING the recent face-off between  members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) and the security agencies, the Federal Government obtained an ex-parte court order proscribing the organisation last week. It was a move reminiscent of…

Mr President, the constitution can be much fairer

LAST week, President Muhammadu Buhari took his habitual defence of Nigeria’s current skewed structure to an absurd level when he declared that the 1999 Constitution could not be fairer to all segments of the country. Speaking during a visit…

Unauthorised vigilantes on Ondo highways

RECENTLY, an Abuja-based lawyer and rights activist, Dr. Kayode Ajulo, reportedly had an encounter with some arms-bearing Fulani men at one of their checkpoints in Ondo State. The men were stopping people on the road; not in the bush paths.…

On Buhari’s ministers

BEFORE forwarding the list of ministerial nominees to the National Assembly for screening last week, President Muhammadu Buhari had put observers in suspense. Nigerians expected the likelihood of a go-getting team since the president had…