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Sexual Assault: Catwoman defends herself against Batman

I decided to do this quick recount before it becomes over taking by event…ehm, before I forget to do so. No time to read over for errors. I'm serving it fresh and hot. On this fateful day, I had decided to join the coaster bus ride home, for two reasons, it’s got better seats and arrangement than the popular yellow buses (LT and Paragon), it would also arrive faster at my destination, albeit its more expensive than the yellow buses. I sat down, I can’t say in peace though, you can hardly be on the street of Lagos and expect that tranquility of Beverly Hills, as commuters strolled into the bus indecisively. It took a while before the bus got filled and ready to go. A young lady, had been in the bus for as long as I had been, some few seats behind me, surrounded by male commuters, she was the only female within 3 rows. The journey started slowly, because at this time of the day in Lagos everything goes slowly. The journey started uneventful, besides the occasional ranting of passeng…

Should change begin with me?

Today, I am sitting down in the famous LT bus of Lagos, famous but hardly comfortable endowed with its usual ill-mannered bus conductors...will the transport system ever become better, will customers ever become king in the transportation industry? Will anything ever change in this country? Every Nigeria is looking forward to that Greenland TY Bello sang about and more especially with the emergence of the Buhari 's administration, how much of that change have we got? TY Bello 's new song "Land of Promise" shows that the Land is not yet green. One reason in my opinion why the land is not green is because we refuse to tend to the pasture, we are simply a people dependent on miracles, so our plaxe of worships are full. We claim to believe, but we have no faith because there is no work to our believe. Our predicaments are not a product of bad leadership, but predicated by the corrupt society that produces them. We are people of different tongues but that should not be a …

Filing fees hike: Protesting lawyers lock out Chief Judge

Members of the Nigerian Bar Association, Osogbo branch, on Thursday locked out the Chief Judge of Osun State, Mrs. Adepele Ojo, during their protest against the hike in filing fees in courts across the state.
The lawyers said the state government unilaterally increased the fee for writ of summons from N4,000 to N40,000, while a divorce petition fee was upped  from N3,000 to N25,000. Oath was reportedly increased from N200 to N1,000. Based on the increment, the lawyers started picketing courts across the state since Monday and the CJ, while coming to the state High Court, Osogbo, on Thursday, met the main gate locked. The lawyers, who were monitoring the gate, refused to allow the CJ’s vehicle into the court premises despite pleas from some judicial officers around. The Chief Registrar, Mr. Lawrence Arojo, appealed to the lawyers, but they remained adamant. He said they ought to have explored every mechanism of addressing such issues before resorting to closure of the court’s gates. O…