Tuesday, March 31, 2020
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Lagos Gas Explosion

The nation  witnessed  a monumental tragedy last Sunday in Lagos  when a gas explosion at Abule- Ado in Amuwo-Odofin Local Government area,  of the state  led to the death of no fewer than 20 persons and destruction of  about 100 houses.  Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, who gave preliminary reports

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Deregistration of 74 Political Parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC, last week took a far reaching measure in the nation’s polity by  deregistering  74  political parties.  Announcing the de-registration   in Abuja, INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu said they were deregistered for their inability to fulfill requirements for existence based on Section 225A of the 1999 Constitution (as amended). He recalled that prior to the

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ASUU And IPPIS

The vehement refusal of university workers under the auspices of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to comply with the federal government's directive on the enrolment of all its employees on the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) makes the acclaimed integrity of the union and its members questionable.  This

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Nigeria and Brexit

A significant development which will have great impact on the world and  Nigeria took place last Friday, January 31. The formal exit of  Britain from the European Union, popularly referred to  as Brexit took place . Brexit is the acronym for  “Britain’s exit”   from the European Union[EU] in which 52% of Britons voted to

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