• Rape worse than armed robbery, should attract death sentence, says Owoseni

    Rape worse than armed robbery, should attract death sentence, says Owoseni

    According to reports, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, is advocating that the crime of rape should carry a life sentence, as what a rapist takes from his victim is invaluable compared to an armed robber that takes material things that can be replaced.

    He made this call at a symposium organised by the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) as part of activities marking the domestic and sexual violence awareness month.

    Owoseni noted that poverty encourages […]

  • I’m shocked things are not even worse – Joda on Recession

    I’m shocked things are not even worse – Joda on Recession

    Ahmed Joda, the chairman of President Buhari’s transition committee, says no one should excuse himself for the current economic recession roiling the country.

    Joda said those clamoring for restructuring the country should give the country at least three years to write a new constitution before taking such an action.

    He noted that although Nigeria was presently experiencing one of its worst economic crises in decades, with many states unable to pay salaries, the situation, he said, never came to him as a […]