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DIEZANI’S AUCTIONED LOOTS

DIEZANI’S AUCTIONED LOTS: KUDOS TO THE EFCC The Center for Global Peace Initiative (CGPI) gives kudos to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over its securing of a court injunction granting it the right to auction a vast estate purportedly belonging to the former minister of petroleum and mineral resources, Mrs. Allison Madueke after …

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BADOO AND THE HORDE OF MOBILE RITUALIST

BADOO AND THE HORDE OF MOBILE RITUAL KILLERS At last the menace of the Badoo ritual killings finally made the news out of Ikorodu town, a littoral suburb of Lagos which is gaining prominence for all kinds of social crimes from kidnapping to ritual killing. For some of us who journeyed into the town some …

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TURKEY MATTER

FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF DEMOCRATIC VICTORY IN TURKEY: SALUTE TO AN OUTSTANDING REVOLUTION The Center for Global Peace Initiative (CGPI) in solidarity with the people of Turkey commemorates today, the 15th of July 2017 as the first anniversary of the victory of democratic forces over those of dictatorship and backwardness On today’s anniversary, we salute the …

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AN OPEN LETTER TO GOVERNOR AMBODE

AN OPEN LETTER TO GOVERNOR AMBODE FOR EMPATHY WITH THE POOR IN HIS ADMINISTRATION OF LAGOS STATE This letter is written at the instance of some recent policies of the state government which seemed targeted against the poor Preamble The Center for Global Peace Initiative (CGPI) commends your Excellency in your strive towards making Lagos …

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Ahead of Imminent Cabinet Reshuffle: Need to Split the Fused Ministries

Ahead of Imminent Cabinet Reshuffle: Need to Split the Fused Ministries Ahead of the imminent cabinet reshuffle, the Center for Global Peace Initiatives (CGPI), calls on the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to split the fused ministries of Power, Woks and Housing The need for this is embedded in the fact that these ministries are …

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Ngozi Okonjo Iweala: A Patriot Or An ‘Economic Hitman’

Ngozi Okonjo Iweala: A Patriot Or An ‘Economic Hitman’ Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala In The News Now: Before the Yale University ‘magic’ awarding an honorary doctorate degree to Ngozi Okonjo Iweala (NOI), one had decided not to be part of the argument about her merit or otherwise as ‘Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy’. …

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Botched South Africa Arms Deal: Putting The Scandal Into Perspectives

Botched South Africa Arms Deal: Putting The Scandal Into Perspectives By Yekinni Shakiru A The admission by the twin party of the Federal government of Nigeria (FGN) and the President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), of knowledge of the botched illegal arms deal in far away South Africa on the private jet of …

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Palestine and the stirrings of global conscience

Palestine and the stirrings of global conscience By Shakiru Ayinde Yekinni | Publish Date: Jan 1 2015 4:00AM | Updated Date: Jan 1 2015 4:00AM The recent spate of ‘recognition’ of the ‘State of Palestine’ by major European countries represents a shift, even if symbolic from the past practice of tacit support for the unjust …

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Chibok Girls Abduction Rally to Alausa-Ikeja Lagos State (27 May 2014)

The Convener’s Speech at the Rally Ground, Lagos State Government House, Alausa, ikeja   IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, THE MOST BENEFICENT, THE MOST MERCIFUL Being a speech delivered by the Convener, Center for Global Peace Initiative (CGPI) Mr. Yekinni Shakiru Ayinde at the rally ground, Lagos State Government House, Alausa Ikeja on the occasion …

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The Osun School Uniform Fiasco: CAN’s Intolerance at Work

The Osun School Uniform Fiasco: CAN’s Intolerance at Work The recent fiasco which played out in Baptist High School Iwo in Osun state has again testify to the intolerance of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) alongside its paranoia wherever Islam is concerned. For about three days beginning from Monday 3rd of February 2014, Christian …

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