Month: March 2018

Buhari, Tinubu say they are on rescue mission

President Mohammadu Buhari and APC leader Ahmed Tinubu have re-kindle hope with assurances that Nigeria is being rescued from wreckage.

Buhari, who is in Lagos for a two-day official visit, restated his commitment to implement people-oriented programmes.

“Our goal is to bring everybody together for mutually beneficial ethnic, economic, social, religion, political and cultural relationship.

[Perspective] Why it’s time to regulate social media companies like Facebook

Tech companies frequently chase profits at the expense of doing the right thing. The player currently at the center of the 2016 election story is Cambridge Analytica, the shadowy and unscrupulous conservative political consulting firm. With the cooperation or acquiescence of Facebook, Cambridge Analytica exploited the personal data of millions of people to boost Donald Trump’s candidacy.

[Perspective] The rapist and the victims

Africans are like the parents, whose daughters have been raped, and on getting to the police station to file a complaint, saw the rapists.

The parents became apprehensive and started babbling. 
The rapists smiled and haughtily, gave the rape victims some money and patts at their backs.

Buhari’s visit: Police, DSS invade NBA Ikeja branch secretariat

Scores of security men including officials of the Department of State Security (DSS) led by DCP Operations, Lagos State Police Command, Mr A. Mohammed, have invaded the  office of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA Ikeja Branch.

The siege followed a threat by the NBA led by its Chairman, Mr Adesina Ogunlana, to call out members on a protest tomorrow to coincide with President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Lagos.