Can Nigeria end the Politics of godfatherism

Can Nigeria end the Politics of godfatherism

Can Nigeria end the Politics of godfatherism

Is Nigeria a shadow State controlled by criminal gangs and godfathers? It’s a legitimate question to ask when we recall that moment in January 2008 when Senator Nuhu Aliyu…

Mass killings, atrocities and scorched earth in Nigeria: Tracing the Trajectory

Mass killings, atrocities and scorched earth in Nigeria: Tracing the Trajectory

Mass killings, atrocities and scorched earth in Nigeria: Tracing the Trajectory

Pastoralists-farmers’ conflicts in Nigeria have grown, spread and intensified over the past decade and today poses a threat to national survival.   The conflict itself has transformed from a…

Imposition or Free Choice: New Leadership For the Ninth Senate

Imposition or Free Choice: New Leadership For the Ninth Senate

Imposition or Free Choice: New Leadership For the Ninth Senate

I suspect it is too late for the APC to retrace its steps at this point. What is important for the party is to realise is that the National Assembly…

Kano Politics and the Decline of Values

Kano Politics and the Decline of Values

Kano Politics and the Decline of Values

  The value that emerged from rigging and cynical “development” can only push the people further away from democratic politics. If the peoples’ votes do not count, then the values…

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Nigeria to launch ‘Change Begins with Me campaign’

Nigeria to launch ‘Change Begins with Me campaign’

The Nigerian government says it is set to launch the “Change Begins With Me’’ campaign, “to entrench the values of…

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Opinion

Religious policy, Nigerians and the state

Religious policy, Nigerians and the state

The essence of the religious policy of the Nigerian state is best expressed by Section Ten of the 1979 and…

Arts & Life

Fashion, the Death of Papa Wemba and the End of Politics

Fashion, the Death of Papa Wemba and the End of Politics

Papa Wemba, the leading high priest of Congolese music and the SAPE fashion movement died yesterday in Abidjan doing what…