The time has come for a reckoning on US immigrant abuse

A letter to the UN by four congresswomen renews hope that abuse of detained immigrants in the US will finally be addressed. A letter to the UN by four congresswomen renews hope that abuse of detained immigrants in the US will finally be addressed. In mid-September, several organisations including Project South filed a complaint with …

History made as 2020 NBA Draft class features record-high number of players of Nigerian origin by LIB

A record-high number of the 2020 NBA Draft class is made up of seven basketball players of  Nigerian origin, ESPN reports. Two of them born in Nigeria, Precious Achiuwa and Udoka Azubuike, will be in consideration for pickup by some of the best basketball teams in the world at the draft ceremony scheduled to be held on …

BBC From Our Own Correspondent by Martin Patience is leaving Nigeria after 2 years

Nigeria is truly the maddest place I have ever had the pleasure of living in. It’s a country that constantly feels on the brink but never quite goes over the edge. It feels like you are living in a giant soap opera with all the joy and tragedy that goes with it. It is a …

Oronsaye panel report and sundry consequences

The Buhari administration indicated the other day that it would embark on the implementation of the recommendations in the report of the Presidential Committee on Restructuring and Rationalisation of Federal Government Parastatals, Commissions and Agencies. The committee headed by Mr. Steve Oronsaye, former Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HCSF), was set up …

Leaked controversial tape against ex-Gov Dickson treacherous by Hon. Sunday Frank Oputu

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Hon. Sunday Frank Oputu has described as “treacherous” the allegations of high debt profile against the past administration of Gov. Seriake Dickson by the former Commissioner of Lands, Surv. Furoebi Akene in a leaked viral telephone tape in the state. The 15 minutes telephone …