Opinion

The South Is a Threat To Nigeria’s Democracy, By SKC Ogbonnia

The recent Hand Shake Across the Niger is a bold step forward, no doubt, but its strategy is tangentially myopic. Such strategy has already given rise to the emerging nickname, “The Igbo/Yoruba Summit”, which is enough to create peppering mistrust among the minorities in the South. It can be misconstrued…
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Columns

2018 and the Return of Politics, By Jibrin Ibrahim

As the political class accelerates its activities in the coming weeks and months, the Nigerian voter is clearly in a painful process of decision-making. The Buhari administration has not delivered sufficiently on their promise of improved security, more jobs and a successful war against corruption. They would therefore have great…
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Opinion

Give the Nigerian Youth a Chance: A Memo to APC, By SKC Ogbonnia

The PDP and Goodluck Jonathan will forever be remembered for creating the ideal condition for the opposition to thrive in Nigeria’s democracy. Let APC and Muhammadu Buhari thenceforth go further to foster mass participation and fair competition by curbing illegal money in our politics. The clarion call by the Arewa…
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Opinion

Buhari: ‘Reforming’ Electoral Laws While Disrespecting Other Laws?, By Jideofor Adibe

Critics also question the discrepancy between the government’s rhetoric and practice, especially as the government routinely disobeys court orders and just recently used the DSS to harass judges. Since the rule of law is the foundation of democracy, critics argue that it is pointless for the government to seek to…
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