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Why Nigeria’s prison system deteriorated, and how it can be resuscitated – Retired Controller

Why Nigeria’s prison system deteriorated, and how it can be resuscitated – Retired Controller

In this interview with PREMIUM TIMES, Ifediorah Orakwe, a retired Controller of Prisons (Planning, Research, and Statistics) Nigerian Prisons Service, spoke about the country’s overcrowded prisons, challenges, and the way out. You were in the Nigeria Prisons Service for over three decades. What has changed over the years? I was in the service for 34 […]

Nigeria not ripe for free education – Offa NBA boss

Nigeria not ripe for free education – Offa NBA boss

The chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association, Offa branch, Kwara State, Chief Olusegun Olawoyin speaks with KAYODE ADEOTI on the recently enacted compulsory education policy in the country among other sundry issues in the legal system. Going by the plan of NBA to apprehend the lawyers aiding fake practices in the state, we want to […]

‘Corruption should be fought in court not media ‘

‘Corruption should be fought in court not media ‘

Sulaiman, a one-time politician and the current lead counsel of Sulaiman Jabata & Co. speaks with KAYODE ADEOTI on issues bordering on governments’ attitude to the Judicial system in the country and why it should be proactive in using court to determine merit of cases. Excerpts:  What do you perceive of this present administration in […]

Court cannot decide PDP Nat’l chairman – Fayose

Court cannot decide PDP Nat’l chairman – Fayose

In this bare all interview monitored by HEAD POLITICS, MUMINI ABDULKAREEM, Ekiti state Governor, Ayodele Fayose reveals the real issue between him, Governor Nyesome Wike and the PDP National Chairman, Ali Modu Sheriff and why they will never work with the embattled former Governor of Borno State, among other issues bedevilling the party. Excerpts: What […]

We’re ready to flush out saboteurs – Sarat Adebayo

We’re ready to flush out saboteurs – Sarat Adebayo

She is the first woman ever to be appointed to chair the Local Government Service Commission and regarded as an ‘Iron Lady’ in Kwara politics. In this interview with selected journalists in Ilorin, former Women Leader of the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hajia Sarat Adebayo talks about her switch from party […]

Doctors in public hospitals shouldn’t be allowed to run private clinics – NMA President

Doctors in public hospitals shouldn’t be allowed to run private clinics – NMA President

Mike Ogirima, a professor of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, is the President of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, and President of Nigeria Orthopaedic Association.  In this interview he speaks on critical issues in Nigeria’s health sector and doctors’ perspective of the way forward. A major problem facing the medical sector in Nigeria is brain drain where […]

Day my dressing provoked judges’ laughter – Akande

Day my dressing provoked judges’ laughter – Akande

In this interview with Muhammed Akande, the Ilorin-based lawyer who has carved a forte for himself in the profession shared with KAYODE ADEOTI what astounded him most in his long year of practice as a jurist. Excerpts: It was the case of Ajadi Oba against the state, we secured commission at the High Court and […]

‘Judges becoming harbingers of corruption’

‘Judges becoming harbingers of corruption’

In this interview with KAYODE ADEOTI, the lead counsel of Abdulkareem & Co, Abdulfatai Abdulkareem, speaks extensively on the implications of the recent arrest of some senior lawyers, SANs, even judges by the anti-graft agencies in Nigeria. Excerpts: Going by the arrest of some senior lawyers in the legal profession over an alleged misappropriation of […]

Belgore, Lai guber row destroyed ACN fabric in Kwara – Olawepo

Belgore, Lai guber row destroyed ACN fabric in Kwara – Olawepo

Kayode Olawepo is a chieftain of the Kwara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Isin local government and former chairman of defunct Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in the state. In this interview with HEAD POLITICS, MUMINI ABDULKAREEM, the former director of Inter-Party, Mandate 2015 and presently a member of the National […]

Present administration consistently flouts Nigeria’s constitution – Ashaolu

Present administration consistently flouts Nigeria’s constitution – Ashaolu

In this interview with KAYODE ADEOTI, one-time Attorney-General of Kwara State and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Barr. Titus Olasupo Ashaolu speaks on President Muhammadu Buhari’s failure to strictly adhere to constitution in his governance among other sundry issues. Excerpt: What is your perception towards the President’s long mum on the fate of  acting CJN, Walter Onnoghen […]