Russell Brooks

Unfettered press essential for strengthening democracy – US

The United States of America has said unrestricted press is an essential condition for a strong and responsive democracy. The US also described Nigeria’s media space as one of the liveliest in Africa, but urged the practitioners not to forget in their reports the plights of residents of urban slums and rural areas. Speaking at […]

EFCC knocked over arrest of 94 Osun nightclubbers

The  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan Zonal Office, on Monday raided a nightclub in Osogbo, Osun State, arresting 94 suspected internet fraudsters. The anti-corruption body also recovered  19 exotic cars, laptops, scores of mobile phones and other items from the suspects. The nightclub, popularly known as Club Secret Underground, is located on the Ibadan-Iwo […]

BBC’s crafty ‘sex-for-grade’ expo

I will strongly condemn any person, anywhere, who uses his position to seek sexual gratification. I say anywhere because sex-for-favour is a fact of life. It is prevalent not only in educational institutions but in businesses, banks, entertainment industry, religious institutions, ministries, departments and agencies, indeed, anywhere there are human beings of both sexes working […]