President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB)

APC, the New PDP and Old Politics

APC, the New PDP and Old Politics

It has not been a good week for the ruling APC. The Ekiti Convention for the gubernatorial primaries was a disgrace with thugs and violence producing a stalemate. The same…

Clearing Babachir Lawal or Self-Indictment

Clearing Babachir Lawal or Self-Indictment

This week, the big story is that President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate in response to the lawmakers’ indictment of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation…

What Happens to Governance When the President Will Not Govern?

What Happens to Governance When the President Will Not Govern?

Governing Nigeria is no easy task and our problems are so many and so deep that governance processes have to be pursued with urgency. There are many successes in President…

On Mamman Daura’s Alleged Rulership of Nigeria

On Mamman Daura’s Alleged Rulership of Nigeria

My reading of the situation is that our policy direction has nothing to do with Mamman Daura and everything to do with President Buhari. The APC developed a comprehensive policy…

The Clash Between the Nigerian Army and the Islamic Movement in Nigeria

The Clash Between the Nigerian Army and the Islamic Movement in Nigeria

Religion is the arena of the highest level of passion and commitment, and by allowing too many of our young people to emerge without guidance and without opportunities… It is…

The Increased Price of Fuel and Public Response, By Jibrin Ibrahim

The Increased Price of Fuel and Public Response, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Given the difficult situation we find ourselves in, I believe the government should reach out to all Nigerians and explain in greater detail the reasons that have led to this…

Kenya Threatens its Refugees, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Kenya Threatens its Refugees, By Jibrin Ibrahim

The Kenyan government…insists they must go because they pose a security threat and are too costly for the country to continue to maintain. Specifically, the government argues that they…

Two Years of Struggle: Bring Back Our Girls!, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Two Years of Struggle: Bring Back Our Girls!, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Over the two years of struggle, the message has been simple and lucid. There is a failure of governance that has created the conditions for the abduction of Chibok Girls…

The Budget, Whose Budget?, By Jibrin Ibrahim

The Budget, Whose Budget?, By Jibrin Ibrahim

The Nigerian National Assembly today has developed a fairly bad reputation with the public due to criticisms of their perceived selfishness and focus on excessive benefits to themselves. There are…

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…