Category: Counter Culture Blog

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tosin adesinaJanuary 8, 2019

When is the Nigerian military going to be called to order?

While it is expected that the military should have purged itself of anti-democratic behavior, the Nigerian Army continues to perpetrate ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 30, 2018

This is one of many reasons Nigeria’s security architecture may need a complete overhaul

It began with a petition written against one Filis Arinze – which seems like a threat. The Special Task Force ...

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tosin adesinaDecember 16, 2018

Since when did the Nigerian Army become afraid of UNICEF?

On Friday, December 14, 2018,  the Nigerian Army through the theatre command, operation Lafiya Dole which co-ordinates its North East ...

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tosin adesinaDecember 16, 2018

Military Operations: CSOs tasks Buratai on Accountability

A coalition of three civil society Organisations have requested the Chief of Army Staff Lt. Col Tukur Buratai to urgently ...

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tosin adesinaDecember 13, 2018

Electoral Amendment: Is Buhari afraid of a credible election?

The 2015 election which ushered in the Muhammadu Buhari presidency was adjudged as one of the best elections ever conducted ...

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tosin adesinaDecember 13, 2018

Does Nigeria have anything to celebrate on International Human Rights day?

December 10th is globally recognised as the International Human Rights Day. The day set aside by the United Nations general ...

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tosin adesinaDecember 12, 2018

‘Small Doctor’, Sowore’s supporters and a stinking judiciary

A common saying in Nigeria is that the judiciary is the hope of the common man. However, like every other ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 10, 2018

Inspiring story of the UNIBEN graduate who wrote WAEC 17 times (READ)

A typical instance of… “never give up” yeah? Read on. Kogi-born University of Benin (UNIBEN) Mass Communication graduate, Emmanuel Oluwasayomi ...

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tosin adesinaDecember 10, 2018

Is the media a DSS tool to humiliate Nigerians?

On Monday, December 03, 2018, the Department of State Services (DSS) paraded one Amina Mohammed for impersonating first lady Aisha ...

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tosin adesinaDecember 4, 2018

Two years after, the impact of the Lagos state water hyacinth removal machines is nonexistent

On October 13, 2016, Lagos Governor Akinwunmi Ambode represented by former Commissioner for Environment, Dr Babatunde Adejare commissioned two brand ...

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tosin adesinaDecember 3, 2018

Stakeholders commend CODE as its hold ‘Follow The Money’ town hall meeting in Ondo

Connected Development (CODE), a non-governmental organisation with a mission to empower marginalised communities in Africa through tracking of government spending ...

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tosin adesinaDecember 3, 2018

Zenera celebrates fifth anniversary with cancer awareness walk

With over 72,000 deaths per annum and over 100,000 new cases annually, Nigeria remains one of the countries with a ...

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tosin adesinaNovember 28, 2018

The crisis in the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly needs to end now

The crisis rocking the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly took a dramatic turn on Tuesday as five suspended members ...

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tosin adesinaNovember 23, 2018

Offa robbery: If Michael Adikwu is dead, where is Kayode Opadokun?

An article was written in June 2018 asking the Nigeria Police Force questions on the whereabouts of the principal suspects of the ...

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tosin adesinaNovember 23, 2018

What is the Federal Government hiding about Boko Haram?

One of the common characteristics of an insurgency is that it has no timeline. Also, insurgency cannot be likened to ...

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tosin adesinaNovember 21, 2018

How the Zamfara twins experience shows the apparent lack of adequate security

That Nigeria’s security apparatus is at its lowest ebb is an understatement. Despite the huge amount of money allocated to ...

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tosin adesinaNovember 21, 2018

It is worrisome that New Telegraph will award Ganduje amid bribery allegations

The media does not only exist for information dissemination but also to drive the change process in the society especially ...

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tosin adesinaNovember 15, 2018

From stolen dates to rotten rice, the story of how Nigeria maltreats its IDPs

At Tedx Ikeja in 2017, Busayo Morakinyo, one of the speakers who spoke on the topic “IDPs, it could be ...

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tosin adesinaNovember 14, 2018

Governor Ganduje’s silence on the students stranded in Sudan is a cause for concern

The fate of Kano students currently on scholarship at Elrazi University in Khartoum, Sudan hangs in the balance as the university has ...

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tosin adesinaNovember 12, 2018

N3.5m feeding allowance: In whose interest is the FG detaining El-Zakzaky?

The Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed recently declared that the federal government is spending an average of 3.5 million ...

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tosin adesinaNovember 8, 2018

Why do South West Governors think we need a Western University?

At the ongoing South West (SW) Governors Forum in Osogbo, they have resolved to establish a Western University co-owned by ...

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tosin adesinaNovember 8, 2018

The Buhari administration will not stop till it destroys all our institutions

While Nigerians are still in bewilderment over the state of things in some government institutions since President Muhammadu Buhari assumed ...

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tosin adesinaNovember 4, 2018

Nigeria’s Army wants you to know, they have no problems killing civilians

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) on Sunday, November 4, 2018, released a list detailing the names of the thirty-four ...

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tosin adesinaNovember 4, 2018

Does El-Rufai really want peace in Kaduna?

That Kaduna has remained a hot bed of crisis is not a new development. The state has been enmeshed in ...

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tosin adesinaNovember 4, 2018

Bayelsa is the best place to be a pregnant woman at the moment

The Bayelsa state government is making a difference in the state health sector with massive financial investment in the sector ...

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tosin adesinaNovember 1, 2018

Is it too much to ask for integrity from Nigeria’s 2019 presidential candidates?

Once again, Nigeria is at that auspicious moment where it is expected to choose its next set of leaders for the ...

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tosin adesinaOctober 25, 2018

Nigeria’s life expectancy rankings should make you very worried

Beginning from 2018, a male child given birth to in Nigeria is expected to live for an approximated 54.7 years ...

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tosin adesinaOctober 25, 2018

NHIS: Corruption rears its ugly head again threatening our healthcare system

Eight months after his recall from his first suspension by President Muhammadu Buhari, the Executive Secretary of the National Health ...

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tosin adesinaOctober 22, 2018

2019: How political parties “killed” Not too Young to run law

When President Muhammadu Buhari signed the Not too Young to Run bill into law in May 2018. One of the ...

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tosin adesinaOctober 22, 2018

Khashoggi, Kakaaki social and other wars against free speech

After a long wait, the kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the 19th of October 2018 conceded that missing Saudi Arabian ...

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