I parade genuine credentials – Chris Nwaokobia Mustapha

Chris Nwaokobia Mustapha is a social critic-cum-public commentator. In an encounter with OWOLOLA ADEBOLA, the eloquent lawyer spoke about security and an allegation of parading false certificates: Excerpts; A lot of people out there usually point to your antecedent when you claimed responsibility for the bombing of NNPC facility in Lagos. They say that you […]

2011: We Won’t Succumb To Blackmail – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission [EFCC], has described as cheap blackmail attempts by some politicians to link its on-going investigation of multi-billion naira fraud allegations in some states of the federation to the 2011 elections. The Commission in a statement issued by the EFCC head of media and publicity, Mr. Femi Babafemi on Friday […]

COUNTER REJOINDER: GOVERNMENT DEHUMANIZATION OF A CATHOLIC PRIEST.

My attention has been drawn to a rejoinder advertorial on the “NIGERIAN HORN” newspapers edition of September 1-2, 2010 page 10, “DAILY SUN” newspapers edition of September 2, 2010 page 15, “NEWSPOINT” newspapers edition of September 2-5, 2010 page 9 and “ANNOUNCER” newspapers edition of September 1-2, 2010 page 13. It was captioned “RE: GOVERNMENT […]

Sex Workers In Ghana Protest Against Nigerians Invasion

Ghanaian girls who offer sex for money at Adum, a suburb of Kumasi in the Ashanti region, have expressed anger over some Nigerians importing younger and prettier girls who are gradually taking over the ‘sex business’ If not for the intervention of the assembly member for the area, Albert Osei-Banahene, the enraged sex workers would […]

ACADEMIC TACKLES CHAOS OF ELECTIONS IN NIGERIA – NEW YORK TIMES

Sometime in the next five months, Nigeria will probably have a presidential election. But as the likely deadline looms, there is no election date, no list of candidates and not even a real list of voters in a country of at least 150 million people. Who will be voting – and indeed who exactly will […]

Enhancing journalism in Africa with new media tools

The introduction of new media has challenged the traditional form of journalism in Africa; as global emphasis shifts to online real time reportage of events. Today, news is delivered in a unique way, combining audio and visual in such a way that its impact can never be over-emphasised. If the recent saga in Nigeria involving […]

FALANA BACKS INEC OVER DECISION ON GOVERNORS TENURE

National Chairman of the National Conscience Party (NCP) Mr Femi Falana yesterday said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) decision on governors’ tour was right. The Lagos lawyer said in a statement: “The decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission to conduct elections in all the states of the Federation in January 2011 except Anambra, […]

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