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The media has been awash with rape incidents, and even as I write, it remains the most trending, perhaps only second behind covid-19 news. It is a crime that many women dreaded and hardly recover from. A sense that one must always be on guard, vigilant and alert, a feeling that causes a woman to be edgy with anxiety if someone especially a stranger is walking too closely behind her; a psychological disposition that exerts a toll on her health. The fear and distress are all a daily part on the life of many women globally.
By Andrew Agbese THE Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) is to hold its Annual General Conference and decided to invite some eminent persons to speak at the event. At the end of the day, the association decided to...
As it stands, the shareholder-oriented paradigm has demonstrated capability as an instrument for perpetrating wage theft therefore widening income equality. The unions must reinvent their strategies and demands; the era of bread and butter negotiation must give space to a more robust agitation on why workers must have a voice on the board. The assumed Iron Gate between labor and capital is no longer fashionable and workers must seize the ugly opportunity presented by COVID-19 to break the barrier and get seats on the boards.
By Abiodun Bamigboye & Chinedu Bosah PRESIDENT Buhari’s Independence speech did not come as surprise to us considering, as a neo-colonial capitalist government, the usual lack of planned economic projections capable of taking Nigeria out of...
The likes of Comrade Akele are rarely mentioned by the bourgeois press during democracy celebrations, particularly June 12, but aside being a working class hero, he was also a hero of anti-military struggles, a hero of pro-democracy struggles and a hero of the struggle for independent students' unionism being the first secretary of the interim leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students in its formative stages in 1980 before the first full Exco was elected in the 1980/81 session under the presidency of Tanimu Yakubu of Bayero University, Kano.
By Jaye Gaskia “In 2012, together we authored and got to be published BLUF. If some of our friends were part of that or they found it credible to cite it and now they support “appropriate...
LADIES and gentlemen of the press, I welcome you to this briefing on behalf of all Nigerian workers as the world marks a special day to honour care workers across the globe. This year’s Day of...
By Salihu Moh. Lukman For emphasis, the challenge before us as a nation is about developing the capacity of our democracy to resolve national problems. It will amount to undermining our democracy to seek to block...
By Ali Sabo ALL over the world, journalists are facing threats to their lives and are being assaulted either verbally or physically even in countries that claim to be the custodians of democracy. This has prevented...
Sharif, a Tijjaniya musician, residing at Sharifai Quarters was tried for blasphemy against the Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW) in a song clip that went viral on WhatsApp.