Opinion

Abia Governorship Election: Is Jega Ashamed Of His INEC Yet?, By Chinedu Ekeke

Nigeria has an electoral body that is inherently partisan, watches political contestants subvert the electoral process without raising a finger and then commands complainants to come up with ‘evidence’ of irregularities. A man in suit cheerfully displaying his certificate of return for ‘winning’ a seat in Nigeria’s Federal House of…
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Guest Columns

2015 Nigeria elections: The gains, the challenges and the lessons, By Joseph Amenaghawon

The much talked about 2015 Presidential elections in Nigeria has now come and gone. General Muhammadu Buhari (Rtd), the candidate of the opposition All Progressive Peoples Congress (APC) was declared winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Projected to be a closely contested elections, this event certainly lived up…
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Opinion

Abia Governorship Election: Is Jega Ashamed Of His INEC Yet? By Chinedu Ekeke

Nigeria has an electoral body that is inherently partisan, watches political contestants subvert the electoral process without raising a finger and then commands complainants to come up with “evidence” of irregularities. One man who cheerfully displayed his certificate of return this week after “winning” a seat in Nigeria’s Federal House…
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Opinion

Borno State: In Search of a Paradigm Shift, By Abdulrafiu Lawal

The founder of Boko Haram, Mohammed Yusuf, and thousands of his followers were killed in July 2009, but instead the sect grew in strength and savagery under Abubakar Shekau. The group not only surpassed the vision of its founder, but also dazzled the world beyond the imagination of counter-terrorism experts.…
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Opinion

Evaluating the Credibility of a Source: Consistency as a False Positive, By Heinrich Böhmke

In December 2014, Sean Woods received the call editors dread the most. A Rolling Stone reporter told him she no longer stood by her story of a horrible rape supposedly committed by frat boys at the University of Virginia. The feature, published a few weeks earlier, broke readership records at…
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