Ibadan On Olayinka’s Watch

[Guardian] He came in at a very turbulent time; at a time when the country was about to experience economic recession. Obviously, the climate was quite inclement, but as a good sailor is known only in tumultuous current of air, Prof. Abel Idowu Olayink…

[Guardian] He came in at a very turbulent time; at a time when the country was about to experience economic recession. Obviously, the climate was quite inclement, but as a good sailor is known only in tumultuous current of air, Prof. Abel Idowu Olayinka appears to be sailing through the storm with an uncommon calmness and placidity.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Let’s Stop Talking About Corruption

[Guardian] Let’S stop talking about corruption. Let’s do something about it, something intelligent, something within the bounds of the law and fairness, something devoid of selective sanctions, propaganda and media trial. The recurrence of corruption a…

[Guardian] Let'S stop talking about corruption. Let's do something about it, something intelligent, something within the bounds of the law and fairness, something devoid of selective sanctions, propaganda and media trial. The recurrence of corruption as a theme in coup day speeches and in maiden speeches of successive military strongmen who, by force and not by a constitutionally granted mandate, took over reins of government in Nigeria, challenge us to act and not just to talk.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Okowa, Ojougboh in Tug of War

[Guardian] Asaba -THEY were ordinarily supposed to be the best of buddies, but the river between Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa and Chief Cairo Ojougboh is as wide as the River Niger. In the rough and tumble world of politics, where ethnic loyalty…

[Guardian] Asaba -THEY were ordinarily supposed to be the best of buddies, but the river between Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa and Chief Cairo Ojougboh is as wide as the River Niger. In the rough and tumble world of politics, where ethnic loyalty is the order of the time, the two political heavyweights share so much in common.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lagos to Arrest Walkway Traders, Hawkers

[Guardian] Roadside traders and hawkers may have to find other means to sell their wares following the directive by Lagos State Acting Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal to dislodge them from roads and walkways.

[Guardian] Roadside traders and hawkers may have to find other means to sell their wares following the directive by Lagos State Acting Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal to dislodge them from roads and walkways.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Don Moves to Reposition Physics At UNILAG

[Guardian] Cognisant of the disposition towards Physics as a subject and course, a lecturer in the Department of Applied Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Dr. Uzoma Oduah, has unveiled a book to make the discipline more attract…

[Guardian] Cognisant of the disposition towards Physics as a subject and course, a lecturer in the Department of Applied Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Dr. Uzoma Oduah, has unveiled a book to make the discipline more attractive for students and undergraduates.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

MP to Table Child Support Bill to Tame Irresponsible Men

[Nation] Every man who sires a child and does not provide maintenance shall be compelled by law to deposit 50 per cent of his monthly income with the child’s mother if a new bill is passed and signed into law.

[Nation] Every man who sires a child and does not provide maintenance shall be compelled by law to deposit 50 per cent of his monthly income with the child's mother if a new bill is passed and signed into law.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya