August 23, 2018

We decide: idiots, tribesmen, or politically conscious citizens? | Ayisha Osori | TEDxMaitama

Ayisha has over 18 years experience in the public and private sectors including work with the World Bank, UNICEF, National Democratic Institute and Department of International […]
August 15, 2018

How to Win – by Bode Agusto – April 2018

INTRODUCTION   Please let us start by debunking certain myths in our country. First, “Nigeria is an oil rich country.” False, because oil revenue per person […]
August 7, 2018

The National Challenge Cup 2019 – The Winning Team

The National Challenge Cup 2019
July 3, 2018

Nigeria and the way forward: Ayisha Osori

Nigeria and the way Forward is a talk series that hopes to highlight and enlighten the public on possible measures that could fast-track development in Nigeria. […]
June 8, 2018

What we mean when we talk about change

Ayisha Osori Elections are close; it is time for politicians to share achievements to justify their re-election. There is a feverish litany of what has been […]
June 8, 2018

The Presidency and National Assembly Wars: Who Is It For?, By Ayisha Osori

This most recent struggle between the federal legislative and executive arms is not about the welfare and interests of the average Nigerian citizen. It is about […]
May 14, 2018

We Can’t Give Up On Democracy, By Ayisha Osori

The country is being fleeced to death and the government as usual model we have is not sustainable. Our options do not include the military taking […]
May 14, 2018

Should anti-corruption be a campaign issue in 2019?

There are several reasons why Nigerians should be wary of anti-corruption as a 2019 campaign issue. The first is our history. Only two other issues have […]
August 30, 2010

Zoning & Federal Character

Zoning for mediocrity Nigeria can no longer afford to keep sacrificing good governance for ethnic considerations. For months Nigerians have been distracted by the entertainment provided […]
September 8, 2010

Our uncharitable incorporation

Not all the fervor around the 2011 elections is because of the large amounts of money that will be spent or diverted. A lot of the […]
September 15, 2010

Our modest judges

A few weeks ago the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) released the results of a survey on Magistrate Courts which indicated that 70% of Nigerians […]
October 20, 2010

‘Open eyed’ justice: the Nigerian way

The Nigerian police and the judiciary have played their separate but almost equal roles in ensuring Nigerians believe that ‘justice’ does not exist. What else can […]
December 15, 2010

Stop: no human rights here

I am never quite sure if my thoughts are the magnets for the stories or if the stories that seek me out fuel my thoughts – but human rights has definitely been a recent theme. I am sure the predominance of human rights violation stories is not unconnected to Human Rights Day (December 10 2010) but the connection between power and the contempt with which man treats man is scary.
December 29, 2010

I am a Nigerian, where am I from? Battle for supremacy: Indigenes v Settlers

Am I a Nigerian first or am I from my state of origin/local government first? As a Nigerian am I free to settle and develop where […]
July 6, 2011

The transformation keke (I)

At last the long awaited and well-lobbied list of ministers has been released; what an anti climax. The numbness caused by the overwhelming stench of stale […]
July 29, 2011

20 transport policies later = nothing

Nigeria’s National Transport Policy of 1993 stated that: “The Nigerian transport system functions in a crisis situation”, because of “a major imbalance between the needs of […]
July 29, 2011

Our Transport Nightmare

“To transport someone is a feat of astonishing determination and imagination. Shakespeare did that emotional transporting with words; London’s Underground does it physically with engineering.” And […]