Lagos unveils Gani Fawehinmi’s statue

• Ambode, Adegboruwa, others eulogise the late legal icon • Falana seeks renaming of streets with colonial names, says use of mace unconstitutional Lawyers and human rights activists yesterday eulogised the late Gani Fawehinmi for championing the cause of the masses even at the risk of losing his life.They spoke at the unveiling of a […]

Dino Melaye arrested in Abuja

Senator Dino Melaye (APC-Kogi West) has been arrested after checking in at the international wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja. The senator tweeted that he was picked up on Monday on his way to Morocco for an official engagement sponsored by the Nigerian government. Melaye was declared wanted and placed on Interpol watchlist on […]

SDG: UN to integrate behaviour change communication

The United Nations says it will integrate Behavior Change Communications into development agenda and practice in order to fully deliver in the Sustainable Development Goals and leave no one behind. The UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed made this known in Bali, Indonesia at the opening plenary of the 2nd International Social Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) […]

Zimbabwe parliament summons Mugabe on May 9

A Zimbabwe parliament committee has summoned former president Robert Mugabe to give evidence on May 9 over diamond corruption costing billions of dollars, underlining his dramatic fall from power after 37 years of autocratic rule. Mugabe, now 94, ruled Zimbabwe from 1980 until he was ousted last year when the military took over briefly and […]

Buhari under fire for tagging Nigerian youths lazy

• ‘We have all it takes to lead our country’ • They should vote him out in 2019, say Fayose, PDP • President’s comment misconstrued, aide claims • Osinbajo backs young citizens for elective positions A statement credited to President Muhammadu Buhari to the effect that Nigerian youths are lazy has elicited angry reactions from […]