GOVERNANCE & INSTITUTION BUILDING

Health is personal and the personal is political, By Ayisha Osori

Anyone can fall ill and we do. But not everyone who has suffered ill health has the opportunity to influence health care in

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

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

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

POLITICS

Ghosts of ethnicity present

Senator Remi Tinubu trended for a few days on Twitter a few weeks ago because of an old video shot around the 2019

Nigeria Decides: What a Muslim-Muslim ticket says about us

The odds always favoured Bola Tinubu picking someone male and Muslim from the East or West of the North of Nigeria, and with

Nigeria Decides: Lessons from Ekiti and Colombia elections

Two recent elections – one here in Nigeria and another across the world in Colombia – are interesting for those looking for insights

Nigeria Decides: Politics and murder for blasphemy

In the wake of the tragic murder of Deborah Samuel, a student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, in the name of religion,

SOCIETY

Why is it so hard to do something? – Dec 26, 2011

After the violence following the April 2011 elections many felt moved to do something about the relations between Christians and Muslims in the

A lemon by any other name would still be sour

Once upon a time there was a woman with 6 sons with different gifts and natural talents (in the beginning there were 2,

Laws of success (in Nigerian Government)

It’s been seventy-nine days since May 29 – it does not seem like much is happening but much has happened. We have somewhat

Where to go when the fairy tale ends?

Once upon a time, girl meets boy, they fall in love and live happily ever after. Until he attacks her in frenzy, butchers

WOMEN

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

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

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

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,