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

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 […]
February 22, 2018

Our undemocratic foundations for democracy

We are in a bind. Not Boko Haram, MEND, the increase in the pump price of fuel aka fuel subsidy removal or the lack of power […]
February 22, 2018

Imaginary conversations taking place all over Nigeria (a wish)

“I am thinking of going into politics and running for election”, I admitted to a friend yesterday. “Wonderful. What position are you thinking of vying for?” […]
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 […]
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

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

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

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 […]