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Comment on Customs seizes N15bn donkey ponmo in Lagos by Kabiyeze

Nobody says the judge is already biased, rather there is no way she would not be biased in favor of her husband’s and son’s party. She should not have made herself a judge in any electoral case involving APC. The appointment of judges based on political consideration are dangerous to democratic development. Also when judges...

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Updated: NGF elects Fayemi as new Chairman

The Nigerian Governors Forum has elected Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state as the new chairman of the forum. NGF also elected his Sokoto state counterpart, Aminu Tambuwal as the Deputy Chairman. Fayemi’s election was a unanimous one as he emerged as a consensus choice. He was nominated by Governor Nasir El-rufai of Kaduna state...

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Soyinka cautions govt on Obasanjo’s comments

Noble Laureate Prof Wole Soyinka yesterday urged the Federal Government to consider former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s comments on rising insecurity in the country and the alleged Africa Fulanisation and Islamisation. He said the issues raised by Obasanjo should be taken seriously, and not dismissed. Obasanjo had, during the second session of the Synod of the Cathedral...

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I’ll abide by judiciary’s decisions always, says Buhari 

President Muhammadu Buhari has said he respects the Judiciary and is willing to abide by its decisions at all times. Speaking at an Iftar dinner with the representatives of the third arm of the government, the Judiciary, at his official residence, President Buhari said he believed that the judiciary should be independent and recalled how...

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Atiku’s motion rejected as court president quits panel

The President of the Court of Appeal and Chairman of the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal (PEPT), Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, withdrew yesterday from the petiton filed by Atiku Abubakar and his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Atiku and the PDP are challenging the outcome of the February 23 election won by President Muhammadu Buhari of the All...

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Harriet Tubman On Hold in Order to Placate the Race-Baiter-in-Chief

When I first saw this headline in the New York Times, I thought maybe the copy desk was taking some liberties: But no. The story literally says the redesign was put on hold for fear of pissing off Donald Trump: Harriet Tubman — former slave, abolitionist, “conductor” on the Underground Railroad — will not become...

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Raw Data: Homelessness in Los Angeles

I was fiddling around with some numbers about homelessness in Los Angeles and came up with this. Note that the housing index has been adjusted for inflation: There are reasons to be cautious about interpreting this. The homeless numbers are from HUD’s Point-In-Time program, which is known to be of mediocre accuracy. Even worse, there’s...

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” I thought of cursing you back but damn You’re already cursed from generation to generation” – Iyabo Ojo Fires Kemi Olunloyo

The ongoing feud between actress Iyabo Ojo and controversial journalist, Kemi Olunloyo, keeps getting worse with counter allegations from both parties. Iyabo Ojo while taking to her Twitter handle today, 22nd May, shared that she would stop cursing the self-acclaimed “investigative Journalist.” However, she didn’t say just that as she went on to add that...