Insight: It Is A Challenge To Provide Disability-Inclusive Education, But It’s Worth It

By Dr, Manos Antoninis Many countries in sub-Saharan Africa get bad press for their progress in providing inclusive education. Just two in three children complete primary school on time, while the number of out-of-school children and youth is 97 million and growing. Less is said, however, about the range of tools many countries in the region are deploying to include some of those furthest behind in mainstream schools: students with disabilities. These efforts should be celebrated and there seems no better time to think about inclusion than now. Inequalities in…

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Featured: Big Tobacco Companies Wants African Nations To Do Its Bidding

By Leonce Dieudonné Sessou, Executive Secretary, African Tobacco Control Alliance (ATCA) There was a time when tobacco companies could market their deadly and addictive products with cartoon characters, svelte women and handsome Cowboys. Decades later, with growing evidence and public awareness of the harms of tobacco use, such unscrupulous advertising has been outlawed in many countries. Now, there is increasing evidence that the purveyors of cigarettes and other tobacco and nicotine products look hungrily at Africa, a region ripe for expanding demand for their products. The continent has low tobacco…

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#Recession: What Brought Us Here

Economic Development in Nigeria since independence was an economy the country didn’t have control over, the British policies was made in Nigeria to ease their administration. The country only got a flat independence that has been the argument by different scholars. Apparently, the inability to produce a genuine model of production and the issues of Agricultural decentralisation has hampered the chances of stimulating growth and development in the country and in general across Africa. Decisions and Policy Makings is not peculiar to Nigeria and generally an African problem due to…

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FIFA: Corruption In Africa, CAF President Banned

The highest Football governing body on Monday morning announced on its website the ban of CAF president for five years bordering on issues of corrupt practices which has been one of the pandemic ravaging the entire continent. The tweet reads; “Mr Ahmad Ahmad is found guilty of breaching art. 15 (Duty of loyalty), art. 20 (Offering and accepting gifts or other benefits) and art. 25 (Abuse of position) of the 2020 edition of the FIFA Code of Ethics, as well as art. 28 (Misappropriation of funds)”

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Canada Government Sends Strong Signals to Nigerians

The Canadian Government has informed Nigerians that its immigration office does not accept refugee applications directly from people. It also noted that only Canadian migration officers can exclusively guarantee approval of immigration applications. The High Commission, in a tweet, said the notice was important in light of “great interest in Canadian immigration programs” received lately. It reads in part: “You cannot apply directly for resettlement. You must be referred to Canada by a designated referral organization or a private sponsor. “No one can guarantee that your immigration application will be…

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#Endsars: The Trajectory of NBC Fine

Going by the recent fine unleashed by National Broadcasting Commission on Arise TV, Channels Television and AIT to pay the sum of 9 million Naira 3 million respectively has generated many hitted feelings from all quarters condemning the rationale in which the agency used before coming up with such sanction It has opened the curves on whether the Freedom of Press is effective and efficient in our contemporary spheres , the need for a total overhaul by the National Assembly needs to come to play. The Endsars campaign is a…

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#EndSARS: The Nigerian Military Denies Involvements In Lekki Shootings

Despite overwhelming reports of violence in Lekki Tollgate Lagos State on the 20th of October, 2020 where several peaceful protesters were killed and others wounded the Nigerian government and its defence ministry are claiming nothing of such reports happened, though their are virtual evidences and eyewitnesses to this claims. Some International reporters who were at the seen of the event has this to say ; Watch ;

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The Power Is In Your Votes

Young people the hope of having a level playing ground of development for all is in your resilience of speaking up as one unified entity through your votes. Democratic processes can only be attainable if you seek elective position and drive your course as young generation with drives of proliferating good governance enshrined in revamping the already decayed polity. The EndSARS Campaign have given rise to many other agitations of which many like David Adeleke alias Davido calling for electoral reforms as against next general elections come 2023. We can…

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Why Nigerian Youths are Still Protesting

Why the Nigerian youths are still on the road protesting is simply because the government are playing games with their demands, they gave the federal, state and local government a 5 key points to be addressed in order to bring sanity to the communities where we live which have been compromised by brutality in all spheres. How can lawyers present petitions at the Judicial Panels of Inquiry when there’s no audit of SARS records? Perhaps, as I write records are being destroyed by the police to avoid its structure been…

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The Lies of Sponsored Thugs to Discredit #EndSARS Protest

There have been reports of unrest in some major cities across Nigeria from whereby criminal elements and thugs have been used to discredit the ongoing protest staged by the Youths to air their grievances on government policies and espionage campaign about police brutality and bad governance in the country. Crimes have been seen happening in Ikorodu, Benin and Abuja , it should be noted that most this of so called mishaps are instigated by the agents of bad governance who don’t want the statuquo of ending the menace in Nigerian…

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Nigerian Youths Urges Google To Change Doddle

Going by the current protests across Nigeria due to the operations of personnels of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARZ) a tactical agency under the Nigeria Police based on their mal-handling of security brigade on Nigerians resulting in shootings which have led to deaths and periodic beating of people have sparked protests ongoing for over a week now. Apparently, Nigerians are demanding Google and other international news agencies to change it’s doddle in appraisal of the protest to EndSarz menace across the country to curb the outcry in the society…

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Governor El-Rufai Approves The Appointment of New Emir Of Zazzau

Following the death of the immediate past Emir of Zazzau few weeks ago apparently, the Kaduna state government have approved the appointment of HRH Alhaji Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli as the 19th Emir in council. Many notable personalities have fought keenly for the coveted position but behind all odds the mantle fell on Alhaji Bamalli. The governor made the announcement after necessary arrangement were concluded with Emirate governing council and the government agency in charge of traditional administration.

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The Fight Between Nigerian Youths And The Big Players

Nigerian Youths are one the most amazing and struggle- Headed beings on planet earth, with the prevailing situations of dreams been scattered by government policies, they still maintain a peaceful atmosphere with the ruling class. Let’s take a picture of this kind of situation ongoing in the country when compared to other nations who demands every form of accountability and stewardship from their government through the act of violence and vandalisation of properties belonging to the state. Our leaders have failed us in many regards and there isn’t a problem…

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Rights and Privileges of Being A Nigerian is Been Shortchanged

Nigerian citizens living in parts of Jakarta the capital of Indonesia have come out to show their grievances to the illicit oppression been melted on them while domiciling in the country. I have come to wonder why we face much heated challenges in trying to secure visa schedule to most countries in the world, just recently the Dubai authorities have tightened their procedures to granting credentials to most Nigerians all in the name of fighting against fraud, which if you come to think of it most Nigerian milk [Budget Allocations]…

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[New Post] The Rising Hope For Nigeria’s Telecommunication Sector

Telecommunication development to the growth ratio in Nigeria can be felt in the socio-economic and political sectors which manifest in the positive and negative spheres. Telecoms have heightened the level of interconnectedness among and between peoples of the country and outside communities, through a systematic integration of autonomous economies into a global system of production and distribution. Apparently, Telecoms in Nigeria seeks to eliminate trade barriers through integrations and interactions which can be passive or active move or counter move, actions or reactions of capital and labor thereby leading to…

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Nigerians Protest Indonesian Immigration Brutality

Nigerian citizens living in parts of Jakarta the capital of Indonesia have come out to show their grievances to the illicit oppression been melted on them while domiciling in the country. It’s been weeks this Protest had began which has led to the destruction of Nigeria’s Embassy building and some properties damaged by aggrieved Protesters. A Nigerian is reported to have died as a result of him trying to evade arrest by the Indonesian Immigration authority. The deceased was reported to have been in the country for the past 5…

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Ghanaian President Apologies To Nigeria On The Destructions Of Mission

the Embassy of Nigeria in Ghana was destroyed last week . Quarters where employees of the mission were burnt and properties destroyed. Consequently, President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana has called President Muhammadu Buhari Over the demolition of the Nigerian High Commission in Accra. In a telephone conversation on Tuesday, Akufo-Addo expressed his sincere apology over the unfortunate incident that has sparked reactions from the Nigerian government. This was confirmed in a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President, Garba Shehu. The Ghana leader assured President Buhari that…

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Buhari: Ecowas Monetary Policy Should Be In Unison

the Ecowas community had suggested a unitary monetary policy for the region. President Buhari who isn’t key on forcing any member nation in adopting the term but urge them to do so in Consonance to their country’s constitutional provisions. President Muhammadu Buhari has cautioned that the ambition for the Eco currency could be in ‘serious jeopardy,’ unless member-states complied with agreed processes of reaching the collective goal. He was also concerned about the decision of francophone countries that form the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) to replace the…

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Invictus Obi Has Pleaded Guilty To Online Scams

Obi is a well known business associate in the US with vast properties on real estate. The past few days have led to the arrest of popular Nigerian celebrity’s for fraudulent crimes. Obi pleaded guilty for an alleged scam of $11 Million. A Nigerian entrepreneur, Obinwanne Okeke, popularly known as Invictus Obi, on Thursday appeared before an Eastern District of Virginia court, Emage News has learnt. Okeke, and conspirators appeared before the Magistrate, Judge Robert Krask, on counts bordering on fraud, forgery, among others, said the United States Attorney’s Office…

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Controversies Surrounds APC Chairmanship Position

APC has announced Senator Ajumobi to act as the National Chairman of the Political party Giadom faction has taken ownership of the seat. Etta faction lay claims on the seat making in a stiff fight for the APC chairmanship position The controversy surrounding the Chairmanship of the All Progressives Congress has deepened as two persons have laid claim to the position following the appeal court’s decision that upheld the suspension of Mr Adams Oshiomhole. Following the decision, the party’s National Working Committee affirmed former Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi as…

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