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Opinion: Punch Newspapers, Kperogi and their Hypocritical Lamentations
Opinion: Punch Newspapers, Kperogi and t...

Opinion: Punch Newspapers, Kperogi and their Hypocritical Lamentations by I...

How sincere is he who, having an elephant before him, uses a dog to give an example of a very large animal? How sincere is he, who having a dolphin before him, uses a frog to give an example of an aquatic animal? How sincere is he, who having a lion before him, uses a pussy cat as an example of a... read more »

Nigeria: DSS Invade Court while in Session to Rearrest Sowore Despite Court Order (Video)
Nigeria: DSS Invade Court while in Sessi...

Nigeria: DSS Invade Court while in Session to Rearrest Sowore Despite Court...

Officers of the Department of State Services today stormed a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja in an attempt to rearrest Omoyele Sowore, convener of the Revolution Now Movement, and his co-defendant, Bakare. In an unprecedented event, lawyers and other onlookers witnessed a total disrespect for... read more »

Opinion: The Bogus Case against Omoyele Sowore by Femi Aribisala
Opinion: The Bogus Case against Omoyele ...

Opinion: The Bogus Case against Omoyele Sowore by Femi Aribisala

What we now have is a government overtaken by paranoia. Omoyele Sowore planned a nationwide demonstration against the government of President Muhammadu Buhari.  He captioned it “RevolutionNow.”  Every right-thinking Nigerian knows Nigeria needs a revolution of sorts.  Things cannot just... read more »

Lagos Assembly Condemns Xenophobic Attacks on Nigerians
Lagos Assembly Condemns Xenophobic Attac...

Lagos Assembly Condemns Xenophobic Attacks on Nigerians

Lagos  State House  of Assembly on Thursday condemned in strong terms the xenophobic attacks by South Africans on Nigerians living in their country. The condemnation is sequel to a motion moved by Hon. Tunde Braimoh under Matters of Urgent Public Importance. Hon Braimoh had drawn the attention... read more »

Xenophobia: Sanwo-Olu Calls for Calm, Warns Against Reprisal Attacks on Foreigners
Xenophobia: Sanwo-Olu Calls for Calm, Wa...

Xenophobia: Sanwo-Olu Calls for Calm, Warns Against Reprisal Attacks on For...

….we’ll deal with troublemakers, Gov vows Lagos State Governor has vowed to deal with troublemakers exploiting the ongoing xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals in South Africa to foment trouble in the state. Issuing a stern warning on Wednesday to people engaging in reprisals against... read more »

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Xenophobic Attacks: Nigerian Senator Cautions Citizens Against Reprisal Attacks

Xenophobic Attacks: Nigerian Senator Cautions Citizens Against Reprisal Attacks

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Diaspora, Non-Governmental Organisations and Civil Society Organisations, Senator (Dr.) Surajudeen Ajibola Basiru has cautioned Nigerians against reprisal... read more »

Xenophobic Attacks: AYDEC Calls for Swift Diplomatic Redress from African Leaders

Xenophobic Attacks: AYDEC Calls for Swift Diplomatic Redress from African Leaders

African Youth for Development Commission (AYDEC) on Tuesday called on the United Nations, African Union Commission, Diplomatic Peace Organization, African Leaders and especially the... read more »

Lagos Partners Religious Institutions in Campaign Against Domestic Violence

Lagos Partners Religious Institutions in Campaign Against Domestic Violence

Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) has concluded a two-day workshop to strengthen the capacity of religious institutions to respond to domestic violence as... read more »

Non-Profit Startup, Liars & Phonies is Introducing a New Culture of OP-EDS to the World

University of Ghana Student Has Created the World’s First PedPaper

The non-profit startup Liars & Phonies is NOT a digital newspaper. Instead, it is a “pedpaper” that publishes op-eds, especially those focused on how democracy, human rights and... read more »

Police Arrested a 24 Year Old Woman who appeared on a Viral Video detaining a Boy in a Dog Kennel in Lagos

Police Arrested a 24 Year Old Woman who appeared on a Viral Video...

On 14th August, 2019, a team of detectives from the Gender Unit, Command’s Headquarters Ikeja, arrested one Onyinye Mbadike ‘f’ 24yrs of No 7 Trimnell Street, Aguda for assault and child... read more »