September 14, 2022

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 general election where […]
July 14, 2022

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 the announcement of […]
June 29, 2022

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 and hope in […]
May 18, 2022

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, the air is […]
May 4, 2022

Who will be Vice-President?

We are a month from the June 3 deadline for parties submitting names of candidates for the presidency, and the field is exploding. Instead of thinning […]
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?” […]