Category: The Injustice Blog

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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

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 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 18, 2018

Is the EFCC an anti-corruption institution or political tool of oppression?

When the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was established by former President Olusegun Obasanjo in 2003, it was set ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 18, 2018

Someone needs to do something about MTN and Chevron’s casual worker epidemic

Last week the leadership of the Nigerian Labour Congress ably led by its President, Aliyu Wabba picketed MTN office in ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 16, 2018

The Ekiti 2018 elections and the impunity of PDP and APC

The much anticipated Ekiti 2018 gubernatorial election has come and gone. However, what happened on Saturday, July 14 was a ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 13, 2018

Ekiti Debate: Is it really about the people?

Yesterday was the Governorship debate in Ekiti, organised by the Nigerian Situation Room, Enough is Enough and other media partners. ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 11, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] For Kemi Adeosun, silence means contempt

Saturday June 7, 2018 Premium Times made public its three month investigative report on how Nigeria’s minister of finance Mrs. ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 8, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Abuja Police Killings: Fact or Farce?

On the third of July 2018 in a rather unusual manner, the Nigerian Police Force through the FCT commissioner of ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 7, 2018

Herdsmen Killings: It seems the Sultan of Sokoto does not read newspapers

The state of insecurity in Nigeria has remained an all-time low since 2015 when President Muhammadu Buhari was elected president. ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 7, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Jones Abiri: Is the DSS above the Law?

The last has not been heard of a detained Journalist, Mr. Jones Abiri. Until his arrest on the 21st of ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 7, 2018

The Borno state Police protest is symptomatic of a country that lies even to itself

Much like Trump’s America, President Buhari’s approach to any public scandal is a mash of outright lies and public propaganda. ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 5, 2018

Urgent: A crash-course in public communication for Nigeria’s political elites

It is incredible to think that with all the deficiencies Nigerian politicians bring to the table, we also have to ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 4, 2018

Plateau killings: How Simon Lalong brought this avoidable catastrophe upon himself

In January 2018, the YNaija Injustice Blog published a story titled “Ortom knows what to do, but it is election ...

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tosin adesinaJune 30, 2018

Lagos Fire Tragedy: Shame of a megacity and a country that does not learn from past mistakes

Sunday, November 5, 2000, was a black Sunday Nigerians will not forget in a hurry especially people living in the ...

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tosin adesinaJune 26, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Plateau Killings: President Buhari should stop blame game and own up to his Failure

Saturday June 23, 2018 was the National Convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The convention which produced former ...

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tosin adesinaJune 26, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] World Poverty Clock: Overtake don overtake overtake

In the year 1980, the late Afrobeat Maestro Fela Anikulapo Kuti that used the word “overtake don overtake overtake” in ...

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tosin adesinaJune 25, 2018

Panama Papers: Seychelles begin probe of Saraki but it seems Nigeria is not interested

When we thought the uproar generated over the Panama Papers leak of April 2016 which named Senate President Bukola Saraki, ...

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tosin adesinaJune 21, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] OAU sex for Mark: Professor Akindele bites the dust

After a long wait, the management of Obafemi Awolowo University has brought to an end the ignoble reign of a ...

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tosin adesinaJune 20, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] UI: The bedeviling of an Academic Centre of Excellence

The power of the press is enormous and its influence, theoretically limitless. The press not only informs but also acts ...

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tosin adesinaJune 18, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Edo IDPs in a close shave with death

The state of health of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Edo is one that requires emergency intervention by the state ...

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tosin adesinaJune 13, 2018

Why is Kogi not paying salaries despite its high debt profile?

Nonpayment of salaries by Nigerian Governors is no news. Rather, it’s an unusual way of life we’ve conditioned ourselves to ...

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tosin adesinaJune 13, 2018

Offa Robbery: Where is Michael Adikwu and Kayode Opadokun?

April 5, 2018, remains a day the residents of Offa in Kwara, North Central Nigeria won’t forget so soon. On ...

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tosin adesinaJune 13, 2018

Ochereome Nnanna and Nigeria’s hidden culture of ethnic fueled hate

Hate is unacceptable in any society intent on progress. Especially multi-ethnic societies like many countries in Africa where former ethnic ...

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tosin adesinaJune 12, 2018

Buhari’s Iftar, in whose Interest?

Iftar, a major period of the Ramadan fast signals the end of the day’s fast as all Muslims are expected ...

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tosin adesinaJune 7, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Cholera: When will Nigerians have access to clean water?

At a time several countries in the world have declared a total eradication of Cholera, Nigeria is still battling with ...

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tosin adesinaJune 6, 2018

Illegal dismissal of Bolulere Opukiri, Inihebe Effiong to drag FG to court

The last has not been heard of the dismissal of Bolulere Opukiri a staff of the federal government amnesty office. ...

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