Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Ayoola Babalola

I am a writer and multimedia journalist passionate about social justice, institutional reforms and economic development in Nigeria and Africa at large. I am committed to the rebuilding of Nigeria and the African society using journalism, community organizing and civil demonstrations as tools for change. As a writer and reporter, my works enjoys wide readership and have been featured on several leading news outlets in Nigeria including US based Sahara Reporters.
October 19, 2021

Only governors can permit or ban protests, not police: Femi Falana

The rights lawyer said it was illegal and unconstitutional for the police to prevent citizens from protesting.

Femi Falana
October 19, 2021

Before Boko Haram, Babangida’s regime started state-sponsored bombings: Falana

Mr Falana said Dele Giwa’s brutal assassination marked the beginning of bombing in Nigeria by the government.

October 19, 2021

EPL: Crystal Palace drop points against mid-table rivals Arsenal

Arsenal scored a last ditch equaliser to deny hard fighting Crystal Palace maximum points in Monday’s Premier League match at the Emirates.

October 18, 2021

Pandora Papers: Group writes ICPC, seeks prosecution of Peter Obi, Oyedepo, Bagudu, others

The civil rights group wants the ICPC to begin investigating the personalities indicted in the report.

Obi, Oyedepo, Oduah, Atiku Bagudu
October 18, 2021

Arsène Wenger, Amokachi, Mercy Akide, others appointed into IFBA advisory panel

The trio were appointed alongside Kay Cossington, Jillian Ellis, Maxwell Scherrer, and Lydia Williams.

Arsène Wenger, Daniel Amokachi, and Mercy Akide
October 17, 2021

Hours to #EndSARS memorial, Abuja panel reconvenes after six months break

The panel says it would reconvene to conclude hearing on the cases before it to prepare its final report.

October 14, 2021

Gumi playing his part to curb insecurity, military won’t stop him: Chief of Defence Irabor

Mr Gumi, a self-appointed mediator between bandits and the government, has been at the forefront of articulating the sentiments of bandits wreaking havoc across the North.

General Lucky Irabor and Islamic scholar Ahmad Gumi
October 14, 2021

ISWAP leader Al-Barnawi is dead: Defence Chief Irabor

Defence chief Leo Irabor told reporters of Mr Al-Barnawi’s death on Thursday without providing further details.

Defence Chief Irabor and Abu Musab Al-Barnawi
October 14, 2021

Shema, Nazif step down as Ayu emerges PDP chairmanship candidate

Governor of Adamawa, Ahmadu Fintiri, confirmed the development at a media briefing on Thursday. He said Mr Ayu was unanimously picked by northern caucus of the party.

October 12, 2021

Obasanjo library, U.S. open Abeokuta Window on America

The Abeokuta Window on America, located at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, is the 13th in southern Nigeria.

U.S. Consulate Public Affairs Officer Stephen Ibelli