How to apply for leave to remain as a bereaved partner By Nicholas Webb

Credit: Taylor Hernandez on Unsplash This post is about what happens to a migrant who is in the UK on a partner visa if their sponsor passes away. If their partner dies before the migrant becomes settled, the last thing on their mind will be their immigration status. However, as status as a partner is …

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Kano Governor Ganduje caught on video receiving dollars from suspected contractors by PT

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gwvb3HbsMvk&feature=share Kano Governor Ganduje caught on video receiving dollars from suspected contractors. [PHOTO CREDIT: Screen shot of the video obtained from Daily Nigerian] The Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has appeared in a video receiving money in dollars alleged to be bribe amounting to about $5million. The money was given by persons believed to …

Late Chief Judge, Innocent Umezulike who was buried last month is among the 50 Nigerians President Buhari banned from travelling by LIB

Editorial The incompetence is outstanding. PMB appoints dead people to government bodies, he lists dead people on no fly list, he includes Dusuki who is in his custody in a NFL. This is the hallmark of the leadership provided by PMB Professor Innocent Umezulike, the former Enugu State Chief Judge, who was buried last month, …

China Is Buying African Media’s Silence by Azad Essa

I wrote about Chinese oppression in a South African paper. Hours later, they cancelled my column. "The managing editor of China Central Television Africa, Pang Xinhua, shows a local journalist in Nairobi how the organization has expanded in different parts of Africa on June 12, 2012. (Simon Maina/AFP/GettyImages) The managing editor of China Central Television …

Governance Is Not For Dancers’ — Oshiomhole Taunts Adeleke (Video of Oshiomole dancing)

Editorial: Barefaced hypocrisy Adams Oshiomhole Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Osun state does not need a governor who would turn the government house to a disco place. Oshiomhole said this during the APC governorship rally in Osogbo, the state capital, on Tuesday. Ademola Adeleke, senator representing Osun west and …

Why the I.C.C. Should Rejoice When America Attacks It By Thierry Cruvellier

Mr. Cruvellier, a journalist and author, has covered international criminal justice for more than 20 years. John Bolton speaking at the Federalist Society on September 10.Al Drago for The New York Times In 2002, John R. Bolton, then an under secretary of state, went after the International Criminal Court. The tribunal had recently been created …

Gang injunctions, human rights and standards of proof

The Court of Appeal recently rejected a legal challenge brought on human rights grounds over a gang injunction obtained by Birmingham City Council. Jonathan Manning and Ayesha Omar explain why. Summary The Court of Appeal has held that proceedings for a gang injunction under Part 4, Policing and Crime Act 2009 (the “2009 Act”) and …

Zimbabwe’s new finance minister considering scrapping bond notes, what you need to know…

Zimbabwe introduced bond notes in November 2016 in a bid to ease acute shortages of cash. Photo: Shutterstock. HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s new Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube may scrap the quasi currency bond note and liberalise exchange controls as part of reforms he plans to implement by end of this year, a state-owned weekly newspaper …

No Books, No Desks, No Pay: Nigeria’s Education System Is Failing by Tope Alake

When Babalola Foluke enters her classroom at Ibadan Municipal Government primary school in southwestern Nigeria each morning she faces a demoralizing scene: shortages of books, chalk and desks for her 41 students. Often, she hasn’t been paid for several months. Foluke, 44, is one of tens of thousands of teachers struggling to train the next …

Full Text: Kemi Adeosun’s resignation letter to Buhari

14th September, 2018 His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari President, Federal Republic of Nigeria State House Aso Villa Abuja Dear Excellency, Let me commence by thanking you profusely for the honour and privilege of serving under your inspirational leadership. It has been a truly rewarding experience to learn from you and to observe at close quarters your …