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No genuine war against corruption in this administration – Ali

No genuine war against corruption in this administration – Ali

Yusuf Olaolu Ali, (SAN) is a renowned lawyer who has carved a forte for himself in the country in Law practice. In this interview with KAYODE ADEOTI, he speaks on the position of law in Magu’s case among other sundry issues. Court nullified the constitution of NBA and sacked its President, how do you see […]

I raised initial capital from family, friends – CEO SL venture

I raised initial capital from family, friends – CEO SL venture

One of the youngest entrepreneurs in Ilorin, Kwara State is  Abdulfatai Sampsondeen, a 21-year- old  Chief Executive Officer of Sam Lakeside (SL) Venture Sampsondeen, a 300 Level Accounting Student of Al-Hikmah University recently established a music and fashion promotion outfit. Speaking on his venture into the business world, the young entrepreneur said self reliance was the driving […]

 Why I’ll reject political appointment – Kunle Afolayan

 Why I’ll reject political appointment – Kunle Afolayan

Ace film maker, Kunle Afolayan  in this interview with MUMINI ABDULKAREEM and KAYODE ADEOTI speaks on his new  movie, Omugwo. The Kwara-born entertainer also broached on issues on the Nigerian  film industry. Excerpts:  What is the message in your new flick, Omugwo? Omugwo borders on Igbo culture; the story gives room for good comedy at the same time […]

Kwara First Lady bares it all

Kwara First Lady bares it all

*My parent objected marriage to Gov. Ahmed *I once sold ice block, eba to survive *Speaks on challenges in Govt. House Mrs. Omolewa Yetunde Ahmed, wife of Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, is a woman passionate about, her family, faith and Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), LEAH Foundation. In this tell-it-all interview, the First Lady speaks […]

NBA stamp and seal has reduced quackery – Ojibara

NBA stamp and seal has reduced quackery – Ojibara

Barrister Mobolaji Ojibara is the former Chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Ilorin branch, in this interview, he discusses with KAYODE ADEOTI measures the association has put in place to check quackery practices in the legal profession among other germane issues. Excerpts: As the former Chairman of the NBA, Ilorin branch, do you have […]

Kwara 2019: Early campaigns in order – Sen Salman

Kwara 2019: Early campaigns in order – Sen Salman

In a close to one hour telephone interview with him from Abuja, former chairman of Kwara Polytechnic Governing Council who served in the 4th Senate in 1999 as Minority Leader, Senator Isiaq Adebayo Salman, speaks with Head Politics, Mumini Abdulkareem about the face-off between the executive and legislative, the non confirmation of EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim […]

How Buhari will win 2019 presidential election – DG Voice of Nigeria

How Buhari will win 2019 presidential election – DG Voice of Nigeria

Osita Okechukwu, the Director General of the Voice of Nigeria, in this interview fielded on many topical issues bothering on Nigerian politics. Excerpts: Apart from being the DG Voice of Nigeria, you appear to be a spokesperson of this government, can you say this government is doing well? In the actual sense of the word, […]

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 […]