Author: tosin adesina

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tosin adesinaAugust 17, 2018

Samuel Ogundipe’s arrest proves the police won’t obey Osinbajo’s SARS directive

On Wednesday, Jones Abiri, a journalist and publisher of Bayelsa-based Weekly Source newspaper detained illegally for two years by the ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 17, 2018

SERAP suing NYSC over Adeosun’s certificate shows how bad Buhari’s administration is

Around every election cycle, Nigerians are betrayed by individuals whom they thought were above petty politics. Professor Itse Sagay, the Chairman ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 16, 2018

#EndSARS: Social Media is proving yet again an important tool for social change

“Social media is a technology available to those criminally minded and we have to be careful about how we respond ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 15, 2018

FIFA suspension: A tale of how the NFF has consistently jeopardised the nation’s favourite sport

Unless something drastic is done by the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN,) Nigeria will receive a FIFA ban by ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 14, 2018

Why has the Lagos light rail been delayed for another two years?

When this present government was elected into power, Lagosians voted them on the premise that they would continue and complete ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 14, 2018

Like OAU, Federal University of Technology (FUT) Minna has dismissed a lecturer for sexual harassment

The war against sexual harassment in public universities in Nigeria has taken a good turn and it’s highly commendable. It ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 14, 2018

FG’s removal of VAT from cooking gas is apt but should have come earlier

After extended pressure on federal government by stakeholders in the oil and gas sector, the federal government has concluded plans ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 12, 2018

The police interim report on NASS invasion is a true reflection of Nigeria’s rotten education sector

The state of Nigeria’s education sector has formed discourse at many fora with many calling on government to salvage our ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 12, 2018

EFCC has finally lost its credibility with its attempts to freeze state accounts

From its Buhari 2019 badge wearing chairman, to its infamous tweet on Ekiti state Governor, Ayo Fayose and the recent ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 10, 2018

The CPC is finally doing its job, but we’ll need much more from them

On Wednesday, August 8, 2018, the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) team led by its Director General Babatunde Irukera in conjunction ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 8, 2018

Ebola is slowly inching its way across West Africa and Nigeria is clearly not ready for another epidemic

Healthcare in most parts of Africa is a mess, and most Africans are just one illness away from death or poverty. Currently, ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 8, 2018

Banks are defying a court order to illegally collect stamp duties from customers

April 21, 2016 the court of appeal Lagos division under the lordship of Justice Ibrahim Saulawa and four other Justices ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 7, 2018

Before Kaduna-Abuja rail line suffers failure of mismanagement

Passengers in their numbers on Sunday, August 5, 2018 were stranded at the Kaduna station of the newly commissioned Kaduna ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 7, 2018

2019: Political realignment is a reminder our politicians care only about themselves

As it was in 2014, so it is in 2018. At the last count, three Governors, National Assembly members and ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 6, 2018

Right now, Ganduje has more things to worry about than the 5 million votes he promised Buhari

The electioneering period is here and politicians are doing everything within their power to maintain relevance. But in the case ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 6, 2018

In a bid to woo investors to Edo, Obaseki slashes C – of – O to 50,000

Edo state Governor Mr. Godwin Obaseki has shown time and again that he is fit for the job and concerned ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 3, 2018

Education about to suffer another setback as government considers levy for primary and secondary schools

While several stakeholders in the education and outside the sector are calling for an improved funding of the sector and ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 3, 2018

In Bayelsa, healthcare receives a boost as Governor Dickson provides N1.2bn to improve healthcare delivery

This is a good time to be alive for every indigene of Bayelsa as Governor Henry Seriake Dickson has provided ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 3, 2018

While Zamfara is burning, President Buhari is off to London for vacation

If Nigeria were to be a school, we would currently be reciting the age-long pussy-cat rhyme especially its chorus “London ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 31, 2018

NAPTIP’s iReport App is a good way to combat human trafficking

The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) in commemoration of the 2018 World Day against Human Trafficking ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 30, 2018

Seun Onigbinde’s 22 questions is a must-read for every presidential aspirant

Seun Onigbinde, co-founder of the civic-tech organisation, BudgIT over the weekend posed what he termed, “the 22 existential questions Nigeria can’t ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 29, 2018

After two years in illegal detention, Nigeria Government arraigns Jones Abiri

Detained journalist and publisher of Weekly Source Newspapers in Yenogoa, Bayelsa, Mr. Jones Abiri whose illegal detention in the Department ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 28, 2018

Islam, blasphemy and the Nigerian Law School

It was reported last week that some Muslim students of the Nigerian Law School Lagos campus attempted to lynch a ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 26, 2018

In Edo, Obaseki is promoting economic prosperity through reduced market levies

In a bid to promote economic stability and human prosperity, the Edo state governor Mr. Godwin Obaseki has directed a ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 26, 2018

Hard times await Kogi workers as state drowns in debt

It seems the expectation of Kogi workers that their unpaid salaries spanning into twenty five months would finally be paid ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 26, 2018

In continuation of its anti-corruption drive, SERAP launch new FOI guide to fight corruption in Health, Education and Water sectors

The fight against corruption received a boost on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 as the Socio Economic Rights and Accountability Project ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 22, 2018

Ambode lost the battle to keep Lagos clean and now he is losing the battle to keep our road traffic free

This is not the best of time for Lagos Governor Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode. The famed “itesiwaju eko” man is definitely ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 21, 2018

In LAUTECH, education is now a luxury only offered to the super rich

The state of education at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomosho in Oyo state is about to nose ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 20, 2018

While other states are struggling to build more schools, Kogi is burning down its own

Yesterday July 18, 2018 was meant to be a joyous day for students of Government Girls Secondary School, Sarkin-Noma in ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 19, 2018

Ahmad Salkida launches proof of life campaign for detained journalist Jones Abiri

Journalist and activist Ahmad Salkida has launched a campaign for a proof of life video for detained journalist and publisher ...

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