Nigeria

Proscribing the Islamic Movement in Nigeria: A Plea for Second Thoughts

Proscribing the Islamic Movement in Nigeria: A Plea for Second Thoughts

On Friday, the Kaduna State Government issued a legal notice in relation to the Commission of Inquiry Report on the “Clash Between the Nigerian Army and the Islamic Movement in…

President Buhari; One Year After the Mandate

President Buhari; One Year After the Mandate

In a sense, President Buhari’s most important promise to Nigerians was that he would fight corruption and weaken it before it destroys Nigeria. He has kept that promise and…

In Nigeria Democracy Survives, But Not Because of Political Science

In Nigeria Democracy Survives, But Not Because of Political Science

Yes indeed, the state of the Nigerian State is serious. The State is crumbling before our eyes and it is clear that a rescue mission is necessary. The community of…

Analysis of Governorship Polls With Jibrin Ibrahim PT2

Analysis of Governorship Polls With Jibrin Ibrahim PT2

Former Director, Centre for Democracy and Development, Dr Jibrin Ibrahim, joins us to look at the governorship elections held across Nigeria…

Analysis of Governorship Polls With Jibrin Ibrahim PT1

Analysis of Governorship Polls With Jibrin Ibrahim PT1

Former Director, Centre for Democracy and Development, Dr Jibrin Ibrahim, joins us to look at the governorship elections held across Nigeria…

The American View and the Nigerian Crisis

The American View and the Nigerian Crisis

I spent last week in Washington, DC discussing the Nigerian crisis with various American institutions. The Nigerian “issue” has been escalated in the American system over the past few months…

Ending the National Conference, Equity, the Numbers and the Zones

Ending the National Conference, Equity, the Numbers and the Zones

The National Conference is coming to an end and through it, we know at the end what we knew at the beginning. It was necessary to have the National Conference…

In Search of Civility on Matters Religious

In Search of Civility on Matters Religious

Nigeria is widely acknowledged to be one of the most religious countries in the world. We spend an enormous amount of time engaged in religious rituals such as prayers and…