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Onifade’s new book discusses Nigeria’s Liberation

Onifade’s new book discusses Nigeria’s Liberation

Originally Published On January 25, 2020 Foreword by Femi Falana, SAN “…In the main, the book is a wake-up call to the youths who have left the fate of the country in the soiled hands of corrupt and selfish politicians who have arrested the development of the country. No doubt, Nigeria has a large percentage…

Onifade’s new book calls on youth to engage in politics for new Nigeria

Onifade’s new book calls on youth to engage in politics for new Nigeria

Curled from Tribune Newspaper  Dec 27, 2019 Debo Onifade ”We have complained about and analysed our problems long enough. It is now time for young people and new-breed politicians to elevate the discussion from mere rhetoric, sensationalism and fantasy to apt understanding of smart politics and solutions.’’ That is what Debo Onifade is hoping to…

COVID-19: IT IS TIME TO DISCUSS UNIVERSAL FREE HEALTHCARE FOR ALL NIGERIANS

COVID-19: IT IS TIME TO DISCUSS UNIVERSAL FREE HEALTHCARE FOR ALL NIGERIANS

Debo Onifade   While I pray that Nigeria and indeed the rest of the world will overcome the COVID-10 plague soonest, I wish to address a more important issue today that electorates and politicians need to think about.  It is about universal free healthcare for all Nigerians.  Most of our traditional politicians may not care…

ELECTORAL REFORM: INEC SHOULD LOBBY PASTOR E.A. ADEBOYE AND SULTAN OF SOKOTO

ELECTORAL REFORM: INEC SHOULD LOBBY PASTOR E.A. ADEBOYE AND SULTAN OF SOKOTO

Debo Onifade In a recent TV interview, I proposed that INEC should lobby Pastor E.A. Adeboye and Sultan of Sokoto in their bid to get a sweeping electoral reform passed.  I based this on the premise that since both individuals are very influential, their support for INEC will go a long way in making our…

Children killed as air force ‘accidentally bombs’ Borno village

Children killed as air force ‘accidentally bombs’ Borno village

At least 17 people were said to have been killed when a fighter jet belonging to the Nigerian  Air Force fired a bomb on Sakotoku village in Damboa local government area of Borno state. Residents told TheCable that those killed included women, and children who were said to be playing under mango trees. The air…

Police deploy special forces in Lagos, Ogun, arrest 191

Police deploy special forces in Lagos, Ogun, arrest 191

following the upsurge in criminal activities in some communities in Lagos and Ogun states, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate deployment of additional intelligence and operatives to strengthen security and bolster public confidence in the affected areas. They include the Police Mobile Force, Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Intelligence Response Team and…

Patience Jonathan’s Abuja hotel to be converted to isolation centre

Patience Jonathan’s Abuja hotel to be converted to isolation centre

A hotel belonging to Patience Jonathan, former first lady, will be converted to an isolation and treatment centre for COVID-19 patients, according to TheNation. The hotel, said to be located in Abuja, is reportedly under interim forfeiture secured by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in 2018. The newspaper quoted a source as saying…

COVID-19 vs hunger virus: Buhari, lockdown is not sustainable

COVID-19 vs hunger virus: Buhari, lockdown is not sustainable

The conundrum: Do we sustain the lockdown to contain coronavirus and risk the upsurge of insecurity and citizens’ unrest or do we lift the restrictions and find other means of controlling the spread of COVID-19? For a country like Nigeria with complexities and deprecable socio-economic indices, imposing restrictions on movement for an extended period of…

Buhari to address Nigerians today

Buhari to address Nigerians today

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), will address Nigerians at 7pm today (Monday). The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, made this known in a statement. Though the statement gave no hint on what the President would be speaking on, The PUNCH gathered that it may not be unconnected…

Lockdown extension anticipated as Buhari addresses nation by 7pm

President Muhammadu Buhari will deliver a national broadcast by 7pm on Monday. This is according to a statement released by Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity. “President Muhammadu Buhari will broadcast to the nation Monday, April 13, 2020, at 7pm,” the statement read. “Television, radio and other electronic media outlets…