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Much Ado About Prosecutorial Powers, By Dele Agekameh

The argument against police prosecution goes beyond One only needs to visit a courtroom to observe a police prosecutor in action to understand what this means. There is a growing debate over whether the police should retain their prosecutorial powers. The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) is saying that it must…
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And the ‘Corpers’ Died, By Dele Agekameh

Sad enough, no government official has physically gone to Osogbo, Osun State, to speak with the family of Ifedolapo, all this while. This is fueling speculations that the government-ordered probe might just be a smokescreen after all. Deaths involving fresh graduates in Nigeria during their national youth service year may…
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Magu: The Politics of Vested Interests, By Dele Agekameh

The issue is quite clear. Until the president says otherwise, it is reasonably deducible that the president’s already appointed acting chairman (Magu) will continue in that capacity. The controversy surrounding the senate’s rejection of Ibrahim Magu as substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), is still raging…
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Travelling Light the Arik Way (1), By Dele Agekameh

Arik Air keeps making its profit while jeopardising the plans of thousands of customers without any meaningful strategy to rectify the situation, and with no hint of compensation whatsoever. There has recently been an uproar by passengers of Arik Airlines over delayed luggage on the London-Lagos route, forcing some to…
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