Tuesday, January 31, 2023



Robert Sylvester Kelly popularly known as R. Kelly

Chicago prosecutor to drop sexual abuse charges against R. Kelly

Top prosecutor Kim Foxx said she believes “justice has been served,” and that “Mr Kelly is potentially looking at never walking out of prison again”.


Chidi Odinkalu: Wole Olanipekun’s donation of Ekiti courthouse could harm Nigeria’s judicial system

How does a judge who sits in a court built by one man avoid the impression that he or she has a special relationship with the “owner” of the court?

The Tinubu-Buhari cold war is becoming a hot war

This was completely preventable political self-harm.

Cheta Nwanze: Subsidy corruption, fuel scarcity and Buhari’s failure as Nigeria’s petroleum minister

Any fuel price hikes affect the Nigerian economy in ways that run much deeper than they do practically everywhere else in the world.

How insecurity could decide who becomes Nigeria’s next president

Even if voting eventually were to occur in many places, violence could have such a chilling effect as to mar election administration or deplete turnout.

Chatham House and Nigeria’s growing cultural cringe

Cultural cringe is the deep-rooted inferiority complex that causes psychologically damaged, formerly colonised people to inferiorise and disdain their own country and its culture.

Four years since murder of Ahmed Hussein-Suale Divela, Ghana’s journalists still attacked with impunity

Since Divela’s death, at least 30 other Ghanaian journalists and media workers have faced abuses in connection with their work, including attacks, threats, and arrests.