Opinion

Why the Conviction Of Funke Akindele Cannot Stand In Law, By Inibehe Effiong

Since the charge against the defendants was brought under a regulation that has not been approved by the House of Assembly as required by law, the entire case - from the charge sheet, to arraignment, conviction and sentencing of Funke and her husband, is a nullity. Introduction The trial and…
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Opinion

COVID-19: Making History Through Virtual Governance, By Lagos State Ministry of Information

The idea of the online meeting was mooted by Governor Sanwo-Olu, who directed the Ministry of Science and Technology to facilitate it. The special adviser, Innovation and Technology, Mr. Olatunbosun Alake, moderated the meeting, reading out the dos and don’ts of the session, which Science and Technology commissioner, Hakeem Fahm…
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Opinion

Rethinking the Okada Ban: Ascendant Poverty and the Urgency For Alternatives, By ‘Lande Atere

As much as one may be inclined to think that these means of transportation are an anomaly in Africa’s largest city, the reality is, that for most residents in the state it is a convenient means of moving around and keeps the wheel of business going for an important, albeit,…
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Opinion

Mr. Governor, Take it A Step Further, By Anthony Akaeze

How about taking it one step further and rewriting the embarrassment that is the Lagos moniker? I mean the flattering sobriquet - centre of excellence - that Lagos is often described as by some people, including the state government officials? That would be ideal, wouldn't it? For, the appellation, centre…
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Opinion

Despite All, I’ll Keep Singing – And Swinging – Lagos, By Gbenga Omotoso

It is all like building a house. After the drawing, the engineers will move in, clear the site and you start building. In clearing the site, some workers may get hurt. When it is all built up and bathed in seductive paints, many will start making inquiries. Who owns this…
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Bámidélé Upfront

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu: What Will Be Your Legacy?, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

If you choose to repudiate self and focus on building an enduring legacy, you are in a position to charge our trajectory, especially in the Southwest by working with your political Sir, in twenty years what will you be remembered for? What current of political philosophy or social advancement would…
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