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Daily Archives: November 21, 2017

Dimeji Bankole Speaks “The Nigeria of my dreams”

By Dimeji Bankole In 2003, I was elected to the House of Representatives to serve the Abeokuta South constituency, in Ogun state. My eight years in elected office made me less optimistic about change in Nigeria, but more realistic. The political system was not designed to allow people like me – a 37 year old from the private sector who ... Read More »

Uhuru at last for Zimbabwe as President Mugabe Resigns

Today November 21, 2017 will become the new Liberation Day for Zimbabwe as long-time President, Robert Gabriel Mugabe has resigned. The former president who has been in office for the past 37 years since the country gained independence from the British was pressurized by the Military and his party, ZANU-PF. His resignation followed a notice in parliament for his impeachment ... Read More »

DSS, EFCC Clash over arrest of Ex-DSS Boss, Ekpeyong Ita

Drama is currently playing out at the home of a former Director-General of the Department of State Services, Ekpenyong Ita, as men of the DSS are preventing operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from arresting him. Our correspondent who is also at the scene, reports that EFCC operatives arrived at the scene around 11am with an arrest warrant. The EFCC ... Read More »

El Rufai’s Education Commissioner, Nok is dead

Andrew Nok, the Kaduna State commissioner of education who facilitated the much publicised Teacher’s IQ Test, is dead. He was 55. Nok had been down with an undisclosed ailment, and was on admission at an Abuja hospital. He was discharged last week, but passed on in the early hours of today, Tuesday, November 21st. Government officials, friends and well wishers are at ... Read More »