NACOMYO condemns DSS, for inviting cleric who supported Hijab

A group known as National Council of Muslim Youth Organisations (NACOMYO) has condemned the invitation of the leader of an Islamic organisation in Oyo State, Barrister AbdWaheed Olowonjaye by the Directorate of State Security, DSS over his comments on the negligence of government regarding the use of hijab. Recall that Intel Region had earlier reported that, FUNAAB and other tertiary institutions are clamping down on female students for using Hijab, a development will thoroughly condemn and amplify. The unfortunate event which has generated a lot of reactions from well meaning…

Why Tinubu Must Never Be Nigeria’s President By Festus Adedayo

So I was at the Alausa Governor’s Office in Lagos. Accessing the governor was like seeking needle in a haystack. His Press Secretary sent words up that an irritant interloper had come to ferret response to a newsmagazine’s damming expose on the governor. After hours of waiting, a commissioner (names withheld) sauntered in and met me where I sat immovably like Mount Kilimanjaro. “You can’t write that story,” he began in a steely voice sauced with veiled threats. “Go back to Ibadan. We will talk to your boss.” That was…

ECOWAS HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: NHRC Boss tasks Govt,Stakeholders on adequate healthcare services for Children

As Nigeria joined the rest of the West African Sub Region to commemorate the 2022 Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Human Rights Day, Executive Secretary National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Tony Ojukwu SAN, has called on government and relevant stakeholders to do more in providing healthcare services for children in order to ensure adequate enjoyment of their rights to health. The Executive Secretary who made this call in Abuja said although the Nigerian government has put many policies in place for the advancement of the child’s rights to…

The Secrets of Intangible Wealth, by Ronald Bailey

We have been talking about the Rule of Law for some weeks now. Today, I give Ronald Bailey, an American libertarian science writer, who has written or edited several books on economics, ecology, and biotechnology the chance to show to us how the rule of law makes people wealthier. Please read: A Mexican migrant to the U.S. is five times more productive than one who stays home. Why is that? The answer is not the obvious one: This country has more machinery or tools or natural resources. Instead, according to…