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Special Remarks By The Hon Minister of Communication, Barrister ABDUR-RAHEEM ADEBAYO SHITTU At The Afrinic 27th Public Policy Meeting

Special Remarks By The Hon Minister of Communication, Barrister ABDUR-RAHEEM ADEBAYO SHITTU At The Afrinic 27th Public Policy Meeting

I am delighted to join you today and it is a great pleasure for me to welcome you all to the mega-city of Lagos in Nigeria for this AFRINIC-27 Public Policy meeting, which has been carefully convened for the next few days. It is heart-warming to see the significant progress that your community has made,

Say No To Slave Trade/Human Trafficking

I am still in shock over the way and manner West African migrants are being bought and sold openly in modern-day slave markets in Libya. Those gory images are utterly heartbreaking, tragic and agonizing. I saw pictures and videos of human beings (able-bodied) broken, brutalised, abused and in some extreme cases they had their vital organs

Still On Trans-Sahara Slave Trade

In recent years, tens of millions of Africans including Nigerians have fled areas afflicted with famine, drought, persecution, and violence. Ninety-four per cent of them remain on the continent, but each year hundreds of thousands try to make it to Europe. The Mediterranean route has also become a kind of pressure-release valve for countries affected

PDP And The Danger Of Another Wrong Choice

Kunle Sotade At this critical time when our nation is at a crossroad, when the cluelessness of the ruling party has hit a world record high never attained before. This period calls for and requires a formidable opposition, a responsive voice and a stronger structure and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) still stand as the

2019 Oyo Guber: Shittu And The Changing Narratives

The events in recent times in the political landscape of Oyo state had left much to be desired as old friends are aligning and new alliances are being formed.  Ahead of coming 2019 elections, there are different permutations surfacing lately. The jostle for who occupies the Agodi seat of power may have just begun and

Prince Secondus Portends Prospects for PDP

By Femi Salako It’s saying the obvious to tell of the fact that Former National Deputy Chairman (South) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has a reputation that continues to soar about peers in the build up to the National Chairmanship office of the nation’s most popular and major opposition party, the

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