Thursday, September 20, 2018

Tag "impunity"

    US: There’s impunity in Nigeria… people getting away with serious crimes

US: There’s impunity in Nigeria… people getting away with serious crimes

The US says there is a "culture of impunity" in Nigeria, making people get away with serious crimes.David Young, acting US ambassador to Nigeria, said this on Sunday during a fellowship with church leaders in Jos, Plateau state.According to PUNCH, Young, who is the deputy chief of mission and charge de affaires, US embassy in Nigeria, said the "culture of [...]

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    Falana: I challenge n’assembly to point out a law giving it power to rewrite budget

Falana: I challenge n’assembly to point out a law giving it power to rewrite budget

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer,  says the national assembly has no constitutional right to rewrite and pass the budget.On June 20, President Muhammadu Buhari signed the 2018 appropriation bill into law.Buhari had said the national assembly increased its budget from N125 billion to N139.5 billionHe also said the lawmakers added 6,403 projects of their own to the 2018 budget proposal [...]

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    Nigeria and the common man

Nigeria and the common man

BY BEN ABDULHAMIDThere have been many attempts at conjuring up, exactly, lucid pictures or solid characters of how human - being a product of society and its unrepentant designer – grapples with   ”providence”; and how mainly the fate conquers in the end; and in some cases wipes man out of the earth. This, more often than not, is caused by [...]

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    Impunity rides again

Impunity rides again

It is happening all over again. History is repeating itself and, alas, within such an agonizingly short span of time. How often must we warn against the enervating lure of appeasement in face of aggression and will to dominate! I do not hesitate to draw attention to Volume III of my INTERVENTION Series,and to the chapter on The Unappeasable Price [...]

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    Buhari: Culture of impunity steadily receding

Buhari: Culture of impunity steadily receding

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the culture of impunity inherited at the inception of his government, two years ago, is receding.The statement was made in excerpts of a book entitled: 'Making steady, sustainable progress for Nigeria’s peace and prosperity: a mid-term scorecard on the President Muhammadu Buhari administration'."Corruption, insecurity and the parlous economy were the challenges inherited at inception," Buhari [...]

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