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Herdsmen Killings Not President Buhari’s Fault: Malam Garba Shehu Tells Nigerians

Herdsmen Killings Not President Buhari’s Fault: Malam Garba Shehu Tells Nigerians

🕔16:35, 10.Jan 2018

Shehu also said Buhari held the view, as many experts also do, that these conflicts are more often than not caused by major demographic changes in Nigeria, recalling that when Nigeria attained independence, the population of the country was estimated at about 63 million. “Today, the population is estimated at close to 200 million, while the land size has not changed and will not change. Urban sprawl and development have simply reduced land area both for peasant farming and cattle grazing.

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What is DACA: What You Need to Know About Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

What is DACA: What You Need to Know About Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Updated

🕔13:00, 10.Jan 2018

What is Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA): On June 15, 2012, the Secretary of Homeland Security announced that certain people who came to the United States as children and meet several guidelines may request consideration of deferred action for a period of two years, subject to renewal. They are also eligible for work authorization. Deferred action is a use of prosecutorial discretion to defer removal action against an individual for a certain period of time. Deferred action does not provide lawful status.

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A Court Judgment That May Reshape Nigerian Politics

A Court Judgment That May Reshape Nigerian Politics Updated

🕔19:45, 9.Jan 2018

Often, the disinherited candidates skulk away to a corner to sulk quietly. If they complain loudly or, worse, head to court to seek justice, they are accused of disloyalty and charged with anti-party activities. Dreading the backlash that comes with such stigma, many a Nigerian political aspirant, when defrauded by their political party, remains mum.

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Abia APC Rally, A Journey Back to Egypt

Abia APC Rally, A Journey Back to Egypt

🕔16:24, 9.Jan 2018

Typical of a political party that does nothing right and gets everything wrong, the All Progressives Congress, APC, finally announces its readiness to hold what it terms a “mega rally” in Abia State after postponing the said rally several times in the past due to unending internal wrangling and a fear of embarrassment it might suffer from the poor attendance that was obvious to be the lot of such a rally.

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Muhammadu Buhari: Between Yesterday and Tomorrow

Muhammadu Buhari: Between Yesterday and Tomorrow

🕔12:52, 9.Jan 2018

In 2015, the Buhari campaign train was so hypnotic most Nigerian voters jumped onto it. Less than three years later, the same persons are struggling to jump off the train. Out of the 15 million persons who voted for Buhari in 2015, millions of them have lost their jobs. Today, the strongest and most vocal supporters of the Buhari proposition are all so embarrassed they have chosen to keep quiet. One of them is now a self-appointed referee of Nigerian democracy going about with a RED CARD.

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Unlike Barack Obama, Donald Trump Supports Pro-Democracy Protests Against Iranian Regime

Unlike Barack Obama, Donald Trump Supports Pro-Democracy Protests Against Iranian Regime Updated

🕔13:10, 31.Dec 2017

Unlike his predecessor, former President Barack Obama, President Donald Trump did not hesitate to take a leadership position to stand up for Iranian citizens protesting the terror-supporting, extremist regime of Iran.

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Venerable Top Political Parties of Democratic World Facing Extinction

Venerable Top Political Parties of Democratic World Facing Extinction Updated

🕔12:00, 31.Dec 2017

There’s little difficulty in showing that some of the most venerable political parties of the democratic world may be facing terminal crises. The difficulty is in determining if government by a party or parties – the sustaining base of administrations the democratic world over – can last.

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US Trying Desperately to Hijack Russia Diplomatic Success in Syria

US Trying Desperately to Hijack Russia Diplomatic Success in Syria Updated

🕔01:00, 30.Dec 2017

“In Syria, the liberation came from Russia, and from the government troops with the support of Iran. And now it’s very difficult for such a power as the United States to recognize its failure. That is the reason why, I think, they are trying again and again to give support to jihadists.”

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The Task Before the ‘Bench’ and the ‘Bar’ in 2018 and Beyond

The Task Before the ‘Bench’ and the ‘Bar’ in 2018 and Beyond

🕔17:31, 29.Dec 2017

Alas, it has been an eventful year no doubt with its highs and lows both for the Bar and the Bench. And the future is already upon us. As the New Year unfurls, it is my expectation that the leadership of these sister professions, would give due consideration to some of the issues herein before highlighted and those not adverted to. A step in this direction would tantamount to a win-win for both man, God and Country.

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‘Comfort Women’: True Story of Women Forced to Perform Sexual Acts for Japanese Armed Forces During WWII

‘Comfort Women’: True Story of Women Forced to Perform Sexual Acts for Japanese Armed Forces During WWII Updated

🕔12:00, 29.Dec 2017

In every large-scale armed conflict, women are victims of sexual violence. In most cases this is kept quiet – by victims, perpetrators and government leaders. A few years later, when an attempt was made to turn it into a film, Occupation censors intervened again and ordered the rewrite of the script for a total of eight times. As a result, in the film, its main character was changed from a comfort woman to a singer visiting soldiers in a war zone. Lee Ok-Seon spent three years in a Japanese military brothel in China against her will during WW II. Nearly 70 years after the surrender of Japan, she visited Germany to make her story known about the ‘Comfort Women’.

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