There are speculations, (or maybe worries) over the manner at which the Chinese officials are imposing their political views on the rest of its citizenry in other countries of the world. This however has been tagged "influence operations" by The Researchers at The Nonpartisan Rand Corporation; which explains the manner at which government officials go … Continue reading US-China Relations: War of Wits, Ideas and Words
Last week, at the swearing-in ceremony of Israel's Knesset (Parliament), the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave a provocative speech which came off as a security threat to the media. His speech ignited a budding hate right on the eve of the Yom Kippur which held on the 8th of October 2019 (the most solemn … Continue reading Will The Arab-Israeli War Ever End?
The United Nations for the first time in nearly 10 years goes short on funds; It was gathered on Tuesday the 8th of October, that The United Nations’ (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, told member states that the organization “runs the risk of depleting its liquidity reserves by the end of the month and defaulting on … Continue reading The United Nations Battles Bankruptcy
The senate on its Wednesday sitting saw the revision of the sexual harassment bill initially sponsored by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege (APC, Delta Central and current Deputy Senate President) which was introduced and passed by the eighth Senate in October 2016. The bill stipulates the punishment for the crime of sexual harassment engaged specifically by University … Continue reading Nigerian Senate’s Reaction to Sex For Grades, Good Enough?
Australian singer-songwriter, Sia, on Friday, October 4 revealed that she suffers from a disease that gives her chronic pain. In a tweet on Friday, the 43-year-old stated that she had Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS), a rare condition that causes joint pain and extreme fatigue. She adds, "I just wanted to say to those of you suffering … Continue reading Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: A look at Sia’s Rare Ailment
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday, for the first time upon assuming his second tenure in office arrived the National Assembly to present the 2020 budget to the lawmakers. Prior to his coming, security in and out the NASS complex was massively revamped in anticipation for a smooth running of the budget presentation. The Senate had prior … Continue reading More Takeaways From President Buhari’s 2020 Budget Presentation
A new dawn is upon us, the era of which the popular saying ‘you scratch my back I scratch yours’ comes into play, but this time, this phrase seems to be largely submerged in the precincts of our Universities. University education in most climes, especially ours, has become like a jungle war where the most vulnerable … Continue reading An Insight Into BBC’s ‘Sex For Grades’ Documentary
Christchurch is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand, with an urban area that lies on the south islands coast. The north of bank peninsula, it boasts a home to over 400,000 residents. In recent times, the city has been unfortunate, having been posed with series of disaster and misfortune. First … Continue reading Christchurch shootings: Remembering the unfortunate victims of a social misconstruction
In a bid to evacuate the government of Mr. Ikedi Ohakim, which within its 3 years plus of leadership, had birthed several hostile comments; the indigenes of the state moved quickly in adopting the Nigerian education philanthropist and billionaire; Mr. Owelle Rochas Anayo Okorocha as her favourite Gubernatorial Candidate; the founder of Rochas Foundation, a … Continue reading A case of vindication for Rochas Okorocha
The Suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen is facing a six count charge before the code of conduct tribunal for false declaration of assets. Details surrounding the allegations are that the CJN owns a sundry account primarily funded through as deposits made by himself with issues of inconsistent financial transparency. He was clearly accused … Continue reading Walter Onnoghen: A compromised tribunal?
On 23 June 2016, 51.9 per cent of eligible voters held a referendum, following a supported motion on leaving the EU (The European Union). This withdrawal was scheduled to take place on the 29th of march 2019 under the leadership of the PM, Theresa May. The discourse of whether Britain should exit from the EU … Continue reading Brexit: A lonely place for Theresa May with only few willing to leave
Godfatherism as described by Wikitionary is a form of political corruption in which an influential member of a party assists another person in the climb to leadership. Since having returned from military to democratic rule, the Nigerian government has faced an enormous backlash in its leadership. One would ask if returning to democracy was worth … Continue reading Godfatherism in Nigerian Politics and the System of the Unopposed
Jamal Lyon a character of the Fox drama series Empire, is one who was deeply loved by the fans of the series largely because of his humanness and calmness as opposed to his siblings who had either anger issues or questionable lifestyle. With a distinct voice Jamal was widely applauded, earning for himself a high … Continue reading Jussie Smollett: Too Many Unanswered Questions