January 26, 2018

Villains, Heroes & Heroines

There are too many stories about man’s inhumanity to man, woman and child. The story of a husband forcing his wife to swallow fuel before dousing […]
January 26, 2018

To be or not to be…

To be or not to be…women and 35% representation Or Campaign Promises Part I – will the promise to women be the first broken promise? A […]
January 26, 2018

International women’s day

Exactly 100 years and 7 days ago women celebrated the centennial anniversary of international women’s day; the one day in the year dedicated to women raising […]
January 26, 2018

One vote against the world

I did not watch Sarah Jibrin’s address to the PDP delegates on Thursday January 14 2011 but when I first heard about it, it was being […]
January 26, 2018

Still on Sarah Jubril and the future of women in politics

Are Nigerian women making any real progress towards fair representation in elected offices? The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Mrs. Josephine Anenih seems to […]
January 26, 2018

Poor little Muslim girls and the lawmakers from Zamfara

Zamafara is in the news again as another lawmaker; Senator Sahabi Ya’u tries to marry a young girl without her consent. Why is this news? Because […]
January 25, 2018

EP 2 Political News in 5 JAN 14TH

Summary of what happened in the world of Nigerian politics between Jan 7- Jan 14 2018
January 25, 2018

EP 3 JAN 21st

Political News in Five is a weekly sSummary of what happened in the Nigerian world of politics. This week’s episode covers the news between January 14 […]
January 26, 2018

It’s not just the judiciary; it’s the entire legal system!

A lot has been said and written lately about the Nigerian judiciary: its issues, challenges and what needs to be done to fix things and make […]
January 26, 2018

Fighting Words (2)

The 2010 Electoral Act explicitly provides that political campaigns or slogans must not be ‘tainted with abusive language directly or indirectly likely to injure religious, ethnic, […]
January 26, 2018

Voters’ Beware!

INEC’s request to extend the timetable for the 2011 elections from January to April has turned up the heat underneath our already simmering political environment. As […]
January 26, 2018

Election madness

“Shambolic and a mockery” – those are the words used to describe the recently concluded PDP primaries for the members of the House of Representatives and […]
January 26, 2018

For God and politics

Whoever said religion is the opium of the masses must have been thinking about Nigerians. Religion is the one thing that can destroy rationality faster than […]
January 26, 2018

On. Our. Marks.

The elections are 11 days away and instead of a sense of urgency from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), some civil society organizations say they […]
January 26, 2018

Our lazy opposition

It would seem that the opposition parties are serious about putting up a credible fight for Aso Rock in 2015, but in reality it is unlikely […]
February 5, 2018

Political News in five

What happened in Nigerian Politics Jan 28- Feb 3rd? What can we tell so far from the coalition of Nigeria? Will Saraki move to PDP? What […]
February 22, 2018

The fruit from the tree (Part 2)

The fruit from the Nigerian tree so far has included one civil war, 5 coup d’états, at least 3 attempted coups, trillions of dollars lost to […]