JUSTICE: How the Nation of Nigeria Failed Ochanya Ogbaje

Caroline Omotayo, Founder, Hope Restoration Foundation/TheElite Times Guest writer, in this emotion-provoked piece, perused into the decadence of values, morality and the insanity that currently characterizes the third world, asking rhetorically if Ochanya and the several Ochanyas in the world will ever get Justice?   It is no more a news that the incident of late Elizabeth Ochanya Ogbaje a 13-year old girl that was raped to death by her uncle Mr Andrew ogbuja a 51-year old lecturer in the department of catering and hotel management, benue state polytechnic, ugboloko,…

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BAUCHI GOVERNOR’S WIFE, RIVERS MONARCH, VOCAL SLENDER, VARSITY DON, OTHERS TO NIGERIAN YOUTHS: TAKE YOUR DESTINY INTO YOUR OWN HANDS; PANACEA TO YOUR GREATNESS LIES IN YOUR SKILLS, TALENTS

 …As International Youth Congress Holds Peace Summit at Elizade University    …Bestows Champion of Peace Award on Bauchi First Lady   Just like the three weeks orientation camp preceding the one year National Youth Service where young graduates of Nigerian Universities and Polytechnics raised from different ethnic and ideological background across the 36 states converges to share ideas on peace and nation building, young Nigerians, mostly Entrepreneurs, Development Officers, Researchers and Public Policy Analysts from the six geo-political zones of the federation started arriving the campus of Elizade University, Ilaramokin,…

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Ondo Govenor’s Wife, Betty Akeredolu, Nollywood Actress, Ngozi Nwosu, Others shut down Lekki as BRECAN walk for Breast Cancer in Lagos

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye   The peaceful serenity that usually pervades the highbrow Lekki metropolis in the commercial city of Lagos State witnessed a temporary shut down for hours yesterday when members of Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria (BRECAN), led by their Founder who is also the Wife of Ondo State Governor, Mrs Betty Anyanwu Akeredolu trooped into the street in their hundreds to hold a walk to create awareness against the menace of breast cancer among African women.   The awareness which kicked off at 8 am from Admiralty…

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FLASHBACK: Excerpt Of Interview With Ogunade Confirming Who Killed Dele Giwa

It’s been more than 30 years since he was assassinated, yet the incident remains a mystery till this very day. The Nigerian journalist, who was killed by a letter bomb. Sumonu Oladele Giwa was born on March 16, 1947, Ile-Ife, Osun State. From a very poor background, whose family worked in the royal abode of Oba Adesoji Aderemi, the Ooni of Ife, Giwa enrolled at Local Authority Modern School in Lagere, Ile-Ife before moving to Oduduwa College when his father got a job there as a laundry man. In 1977,…

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Mass Media: An Estate Under Siege

  By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye Any system that declares war against the Media and the Legislative arm of government for no reason than refusing to be a RUBBER STAMP cannot be called DEMOCRACY but a DICTATOR in Civilian Uniform. From my archive, I authored 118 columns in Print and Online News Platforms against the PDP led administration from 2011 till date without being questioned at any police or DSS formation. However, today, the APC government in Nigeria at all levels who enjoyed the support of the media and civil society…

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“BE VIGILANT, YOUR LAND HAS BEEN ENCIRCLED BY EXTERNAL FORCES” -Ayo Adebanjo, Banji Akintoye, Gani Adams, Osibogun, others tell Lagosians

…that there may be an Emir in Agege, Yaba, Lekki, Ikoyi Soon   …says 5, 736 migrants from the North, Mali, Senegal, Cameroon enter Lagos in June 2018   …want all Okada Riders, Drivers, Tricycle Riders, Bus Conductors, Home Guards in Lagos register with BVN, LRRN   …says Restructuring, New constitution, Panacea to Nigeria security quagmires   Reverberating like a valiant soldier without a dint of fear, prominent Yoruba leaders including various self determination groups on Wednesday spoke loudly to those who care to listen that there’s danger ahead if…

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Skills Acquisition, Panacea to Insecurity, Youth Unemployment in Nigeria

By ‘Deji Adesogan Guthrie (1952) defines skills as the ability to bring about some end result with maximum certainty and minimum outlays of ‎energy or of time and energy. Such abilities can be only be made possible through practice, it is the process of developing such abilities through consistent practice that is referred to as skill acquisition. In fact, skill acquisition is often a complementary knowledge but for some a source of livelihood. Common skills within the Nigerian environment include Fashion Designing, Farming, Catering, Soap Making, Shoe-Making, Welding, Painting, Blogging,…

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Read in Full: Vintage Obasanjo in a bomb letter to Buhari: “Mr. President you are a Failure, do not to Run In 2019″

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday, in a blistering and excoriating 13-page statement has called on President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election in 2019. Mr. Obasanjo, in a special press statement entitled, “The Wat Out: A Clarion Call for Coalition for Nigeria Movement” said Mr Buhari has performed far below expectation and should honourably “dismount from the horse” to join the league of the country’s former leaders whose “experience, influence, wisdom and outreach can be deployed on the side line for the good of the country.” Mr Obasanjo,…

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Fayemi ignores Supreme Court order; sold Nigerian Aluminum Company in Akwa-Ibom to Russian Investors

…he offered us $35million bribe to relinquish our interest – Nigerian Firm   By Afiz Mosope Abolayo   The Minister of Mines & Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi, on Sunday announced the signing of a “renewed Share Purchase Agreement, SPA” with UC RUSAL for the takeover of the Aluminium Smelter Company of Nigeria, ALSCON, Ikot Abasi in Akwa Ibom State. According to PREMIUM TIMES, Mr. Fayemi’s spokesperson, Olayinka Oyebode, did not give details of the terms of the new deal with UC RUSAL. He however said the Federal Government would retain 20 per…

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Osun govt. to supply 250,000 cocoa seedlings to farmers to boost agriculture

The Osun Government says it will provide 250,000 cocoa seedlings for sale to farmers in the 2018 planting season.   Mr Remi Kolajo, Special Adviser to the Governor on Agriculture and Food Security, said this on Thursday in an interview with News men in Osogbo.   “The state government, in the past, had been making cocoa seedling available to farmers in the state at 40-per-cent subsidised rate.   “However, due to the financial challenges which the state is facing at the moment, the state government will not be subsidising cocoa…

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