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Femi Aborisade

Femi Aborisade: Economic restructuring, solution to Nigeria’s problems

Economic restructuring has been identified as the kind of solution that could solve the problems plaguing the country at the moment.
Kenyan lawyer, Professor Patrick Lumumba

Zambia refuses entry to Kenya’s Patrick Lumumba for ‘security’ reasons

A Kenyan law professor and former director of his country's anti-corruption commission was on Saturday refused entry to Zambia due to "security considerations", authorities said.
Zambian President Edgar Lungu (L) meets and greets Chinese workers from Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC Intl) during a walk on September 15, 2018 on a major road in Lusaka, Zambia. China is the main investor in Zambia as it is in several other African countries and with its offers of "unconditional" aid, most public tenders are awarded to Chinese bidders. DAWOOD SALIM / AFP

‘Say no to China’: Anger mounts in Zambia over Beijing’s presence

"China equals Hitler" said the sign held up in the Zambian capital Lusaka by a protester opposed to Beijing's tightening grip on the economy of the southern African nation.
Child labor in Bangladesh

Bangladesh approves draft law banning child labour

The Bangladeshi government on Monday approved the draft of a law banning child labour in the country with provisions for stringent punishment to offenders.

Minister: President Buhari administration transforming Nigeria

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the Buhari Administration is steadily transforming Nigeria through innovative measures that are yielding positive results.

Democracy Day: President Buhari’s address in full

The commemoration of this year’s Democracy Day is a celebration of freedom, a salute to the resilience and determination of Nigerians and a recommitment by Government to keep its promise to lead Nigeria into a new era of justice and prosperity.

Four million residents register with LASRRA

Mr Hakeem Fahm, Commissioner, Lagos state Ministry of Science and Technology, on Friday said some four million residents had registered and had their data captured by the Lagos State Residents Registration Agency (LASRRA).

PDP: President Buhari’s huge security measures sign of ‘sinking image’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has mocked the use of heavy security during President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Lagos State on Thursday.

Israel’s trick to bypass ‘chametz’ ban for Passover

Israel is to sell all of its leavened bread, as well as cakes, biscuits, noodles, and even beer to an Arab, but the Jewish state will not go hungry, nor would the food be delivered to Israeli-blockaded Gaza; the sale is just a religious trick to get around the rules of Torah.

Egypt presidential race starts with Abdel Fattah al-Sisi favourite to win

Campaigning began in Egypt's presidential election on Saturday with incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi likely to romp to victory in the absence of a serious challenger in the two-candidate race.

Siblings held over Indonesian maid death in Malaysia

A brother and sister have been arrested over the death of a young Indonesian maid who was allegedly abused in Malaysia, police said Monday.

Ex-Minister Labaran Maku appeals for calm to fast track nation’s development

A former Minister of Information, Mr. Labaran Maku, on Tuesday appealed to insurgents to sheath their swords and embrace peace in order to fast track the socio-economic development of the country.

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Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana advises EFCC to stop sealing up suspects’ assets

Senior lawyer Femi Falana advises Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to stop sealing up assets belonging to suspects of financial crimes

Electoral Bill: Don’t override Buhari’s veto – Solomon Adeola

Lagos APC Senator Solomon Adeola kicks against any attempt to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto on the Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2018
Israeli security forces and emergency personnel work at the scene of what the Israeli army said was a shooting attack, near the Israeli settlement of Ofra in the occupied West Bank [Ammar Awad-Reuters]

Six Israeli settlers wounded in drive-by shooting in West Bank

At least six Jewish settlers wounded in drive-by shooting in occupied West Bank
[File] Nigeria's Senate leader, Bukola Saraki, announces that he would stand to become the main opposition candidate in 2019's presidential elections in Abuja, Nigeria, August 30, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Bukola Saraki: How PDP will defeat APC in 2019

Senate President Bukola Saraki says People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has all it takes to win next year’s general elections
John Owan-Enoh

John Owan-Enoh: APC will sweep polls in Cross River

Cross River governorship candidate John Owan-Enoh says the party will sweep polls in 2019 general elections in the state