Category: Counter Culture Blog

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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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tosin adesinaOctober 19, 2018

As 2019 approaches, Nigerians must demand for safer ways to transport petroleum products

While we are yet to get over the June 2018 Otedola bridge fire accident, the Abia pipeline explosion occurred recently ...

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tosin adesinaOctober 19, 2018

Buhari has decided to ban doctors from private practice; here’s why this makes no sense

According to a news report, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a white paper banning doctors working in government hospitals from ...

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tosin adesinaOctober 18, 2018

David Ibiyeomie donates elderly people’s home to Port Harcourt Catholic Diocese

In a rare display of interdenominational unity, the senior pastor of Salvation Ministries in Port Harcourt Rivers state Nigeria, Bishop ...

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tosin adesinaOctober 18, 2018

GandujeGate: A test of President Buhari’s anti-corruption war

President Buhari has continuously stated his “disdain” for corruption and corrupt practices. His presidential campaign was hinged on a promise ...

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tosin adesinaOctober 16, 2018

Offa robbery: Seven months after, where is justice?

It has been exactly seven months that dare devil armed robbers stormed the sleepy town of Offa in Kwara state, ...

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tosin adesinaOctober 16, 2018

Visionscape: Why Governor Ambode must break his silence

Since he lost his bid to clinch the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as its Governorship candidate for ...

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EditorOctober 15, 2018

Friendly reminder: Long term friendships are no guarantee against sexual assault

This morning, an article surfaced on gossip blog Instablog9ja. On it a lady named The Whiskey Lady put out an ...

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tosin adesinaOctober 13, 2018

Flooding: As EU promises aid for Nigerian flood victims, transparency is important

Succor seems to be around the corner for victims of the recent flooding situation in several parts of the country ...

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tosin adesinaOctober 13, 2018

As the Shi’ites protest El-Zakzaky’s continued detention, we inch closer to violence

The continuous protest by members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) which comprises of the Muslim Shi’ite community in Nigeria ...

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