Guest Columns

No More Business As Usual: Nigeria’s New-Found ‘Change’ and Lessons from the Past, By Niyi Osundare

Too Big to Fail No national election in Nigeria’s notoriously chequered history has commanded the kind of widespread and nervous international attention that characterised the March 28, 2015 presidential polls. At the continental level, I daresay that only the South African election of April 1994, the very first democratically arranged…
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Bámidélé Upfront

Jonathan, his “boys” and the reigning regime of “Who Will Catch Me?”, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

A former governor with familial and business ties to Chad was fingered as a sponsor of terror. The next thing we saw; he became Nigeria's roving ambassador on terrorist matters, cruising around protected, under heavy State Security cordon. His state's airport is closed to air traffic. Even the current governor…
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Nigeria: The Rise and Rise of Impunity! By Victoria Ibezim-Ohaeri

These are indeed, very trying times for the country. The news of the central bank governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi’s (SLS’) sack did not come to many as a surprise. Ever since SLS exposed the mindboggling malfeasance and maladministration in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), it was clear to many…
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