Friday, 24 April 2015

Speech: "A Progressive Government Must Turn Its Face From The Austerity Policies Of The Outgoing Administration"

Tinubu



(Being an address delivered By Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Chancellor of  Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso on the occasion of the Institution’s 12th Convocation Ceremony.)

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

News Release: Campaign For Democracy Condemns Xenophobic Attacks In South Africa



The Campaign for Democracy (CD) condemns the wave of anti-immigrant violence that has swept South Africa in recent days, leaving several dead, many wounded and property destroyed with authorities scrambling  to detain those responsible and prevent further bloodshed. 

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Article: Politics Of Fuel Stares At Buhari

By SKC Ogbonnia
 
The politics of fuel ignited the downfall of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. The politics of fuel will ultimately ignite the success or failure of the second coming of Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd).

News Release: Media Falsehood & Propaganda On Rampage In Nigeria



By Section 22 of the Constitution of Nigeria 1999, with its last amendment in 2011; the press, radio, television and other agencies of the mass media shall at all times be free to uphold the fundamental objectives contained in this Chapter (Two) and uphold the responsibility and accountability of the Government to the People. By Section 39 (1) of the same Constitution, every person shall be entitled to the freedom of expression including freedom to hold opinions and to receive and impart ideas and information without interference. By subsection 2, without prejudice to the generality of subsection 1 of this section, every person shall be entitled to own, establish and operate any medium for the dissemination of information, ideas and opinions. The Freedom of Information Act of the Federation of Nigeria 2011 is also derived from the two sections above particularly the latter.

Monday, 20 April 2015

News Release: Obinomics; A Standard Benchmark For New Governors In Nigeria

Governor Willie Obiano


It is the position of the leadership of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law that the two pillars holding the democratic foundation in modern time particularly in Africa are laid on input and output legitimacies. When a governor emerges in an election through credible popular votes, his or her emergence becomes a product of input legitimacy. But if he or she emerges otherwise, his or her emergence becomes a product of mechanical legitimacy. Output legitimacy is the case when the input legitimate governor changes and upgrades the socio-economic conditions of his or her people and their environmental abode through innovative and creative governing styles.

Saturday, 18 April 2015

U-Report: Colourful Procession To Commemorate Birth Anniversary Of Sayyedah Zahra (S) Held In Kano



Report By Stephen Lawan

Sisters Forum of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria under Shaikh Ibraheem Zakzaky last Wednesday held a procession to commemorate birth anniversary of Sayyedah Fatimah al-Zahra (AS), Beloved daughter of the Holy Prophet (SAWA).

News Release: Brand South Africa Joins The Rest Of The Country In Condemning The Acts Of Violence



Brand South Africa joins the rest of the country in condemning the acts of violence that have been leveled against some foreign national residing in some of the nine provinces of South Africa.

News Release: Free Activist Samuelson Iwuoha Now

Activist Samuelson Iwuoha


Activist Samuelson Iwuoha is an Owerri based human rights activist who accused the Speaker of Imo House of Assembly , Rt Hon Benjamin Uwajumogu of corruption. He has been in the Imo State prison Owerri since June 3rd 2014 on the orders of the governor of Imo State Rochas Okorocha and the Speaker of Imo State House of Assembly. He is a political prisoner. In Imo State of Nigeria, critics of Rochas Okorocha are facing harassment, victimization and oppression.

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

News Release: Labour Party Cautions General Buhari Over Chibok Girls and Other Campaign Promises



The Labour Party has warned the President-elect and his party, the All Progressives Congress not to take Nigerians for granted by backing down on their campaign promises, as the people are expectant of real change. This is contained in a statement issued in Lagos by the National scribe of the party. Barrister Kayode Ajulo.

News Release: New Research Reveals Wide Gap Between Perception And Reality Of Perimeter Security Effectiveness



Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, has today released the latest findings of the 2015 Data Security Confidence Index (DSCI). The report reveals a widening gap emerging between the perception and the reality of perimeter security effectiveness amongst global IT decision makers. The research shows increasing levels of investment in this area of data protection, despite an exponential growth in the number of data breaches. Investments in Breach Prevention Rise Despite Increased Breaches of Perimeter Security