Saturday, 8 August 2015

News Release: Negative Perceptions Blamed For Impeding Investment Into Africa

Denys Denya, Afreximbank Executive Vice President (left) on the panel during an exchange with Nigel Chanakira, Chairman of the Zimbabwe Investment Authority.

Negative perceptions about the economic environment in Africa is a key factor militating against the flow of external investment into the continent,  Denys Denya, Executive Vice President of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) in charge of Finance, Administration and Banking Services, has said.

Article: I am For All; But Not For All

By Sunny .A. Dada

May 29, 2015, saw the birth of a new axiom into the Nigerian political lexicon. The maxim “I belong to everybody and I belong to nobody” was birthed by Nigeria’s oldest President, Muhammadu Buhari. The axiom which has generated commentaries from various political strata has since been put to test with the president’s implicit actions in his sixty nine days in office.

Article: Every Nigerian Blood Is On The Line

Senate President Bukola Saraki

By SKC Ogbonnia, PhD.

A group of senators forged documents to enthrone a cabal to the leadership of the Nigerian Senate, the nation’s highest law-making body on June 9, 2015. They were caught red handed in a broad day light. After a routine investigation, the police confirmed that a felony was indeed committed. On top of that, the individual who assumed the position of the senate president, Bukola Saraki, and his wife have been embroiled in corruption charges for ages from their different activities in the private as well as the public sectors.

News Release: Attempts At Balancing Lopsidedness In The Nigeria Police Force: A Commendable Bold Step

The heart of the leadership of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of law (Intersociety) is slightly gladdened over the recent promotions in the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) by the authorities of the Police Service Commission (PSC) and the Nigeria Police Force. Though promotions are routine in the NPF, but the slightly striking aspect of the recent promotions are attempts made for the purpose of addressing the chronic imbalances with respect to geopolitical and gender representations in the NPF command structure, in accordance with the provisions of the 1999 Constitution particularly her Section 14 (3).