OMOJUWA: HE WHOM THE GODS WANT TO KILL, THEY FIRST MAKE HIM MAD – Adebowale Ogunfuye, Esq, MA, BL, FCI Arb (UK), FCTI

If there is anything fame, real or virtual, does to people who are most often careless, to handle such pedestal, is that it makes them see themselves as ‘final authority’ or persons with unlimited freedom to expression even when their opinions are overtly puerile, jejune and infantile. May be that accounts for why Donna Rockwell describes fame as a dangerous drug. This is not far-fetched. Known celebrities whom had occupied the world stage at some point have proved, without equivocation that fame and celebrity can closely mirror substance abuse symptomology…

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Fake News: Amnesty International gets 7-day ultimatum to quit Nigeria

International human rights group, Amnesty International, has been given seven days to leave Nigeria for peddling fake news which almost plunged the country into anarchy during and after the EndSARS protests.  The Centre for Africa Liberation and Socio-Economic Rights (CALSER) gave this ultimatum at a press conference on Wednesday in Abuja.  Speaking on behalf of the group, Executive Director, Princess Ajibola said Amnesty amplified the claim that 78 persons were killed at Lekki toll gate even without any tangible proof.  According to Ajibola, the consequence was an arson which paralyzed Nigeria’s economy with many…

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Key notes in Tinubu’s progression

As inspiring leader and handler of men, a loving husband and father, a charming and tactful friend, if his contribution for the welfare of his own followers brought him the reward of victories, his mercy and courtesy towards his oppositions are the gratuitous expressions of the men’s own character. A man who grew up in Lagos but rose through the ranks as a focused disciplined and Jagaban of Borgu, never left anyone in doubt that he is created to positively influence the lives of many people in virtually all areas…

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Lekki Shootings: Global Amnesty, CSOs storm panel with lorries of evidence, want celebrities, international NGOs punished for spreading fake news

Some human rights groups have approached the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution with pieces of evidence indicting several Nigerian celebrities and international non-governmental organisations for inciting violence through fake news.  According to the groups, these Nigerians and NGOs must be punished for their gross misinformation which triggered the near-breakdown of law and order that accompanied the EndSARS protests, particularly in Lagos.  The Global Amnesty Watch (GAW) made this known on Monday in a detailed memorandum to the Registrar, Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution on the #ENDSARS protests…

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