Opinion

National Assembly “Crises”: Searching Seriously, By Olalekan Waheed Adigun

...it appears to me that APC strategists largely went on vacation after President Muhammadu Buhari was declared winner on March 31. They largely assumed that with its 60 members in the Senate, all was well. It also appears they assumed the PDP was “dead” beyond resurrection as a result of…
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Opinion

National Assembly Leadership Elections: APC’s Double Speak, By Babatope Babalobi

...the success of Senator Bukola Saraki’s rebellion against his party’s wishes and choice reinforces the well-known view that Nigerian political parties are mere platforms for political aggrandisement and the fulfilment of personal ambitions rather than platforms for advancing ideological interests or the public good. 'Treachery', 'Disloyalty', “Monumental act of indiscipline',…
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Columns

Memo To President Muhammadu Buhari: On The Way Forward, By Adesanmi, Abidde, Ademola-Olateju & Famakinwa

We, the undersigned members of the Nigerian social media activist community, cognizant of the significant and growing role of the social media demographic in national development; cognizant of the role played by this demographic in the election of Mr. President-elect (a role akin to the role played by the same…
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Opinion

Making Nigeria’s Change Count, By Jude Udo Ilo

The greatest recipe for the success of this administration will be a sustained engagement with citizens. The relationship with the citizens must be responsive and consultative. Here, civil society has a role to ensure that citizens’ voices are amplified, information about what government is doing available to the public and…
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