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Nigerian Oil Region Crisis Threatens Buhari’s Economic Plans

By Dulue Mbachu and Elisha Bala-Gbogbo Fresh from his comfortable re-election, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari faces a huge hurdle to keep his vow to end the economy’s addiction to oil: win a lasting peace in the crude-rich Niger River delta. The 76-year-old former military ruler will have to score a breakthrough that’s eluded previous governments

Five Eyes intelligence sharing has Failed to combat white nationalist terrorism

Van Jackson New Zealand may appear to be a paradise in the Pacific, but it is afflicted by many of the problems facing other liberal democracies, such as a rising suicide rate and deep socioeconomic inequalities with no clear solution. To this list of shared problems, tragically, one can now add white nationalist terrorism. The terrorist attacks in Christchurch

Ifeanyi Ubah and his Journey to the Ninth Senate

Amb Adichie Izuchukwu Senator-Eelect, Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah, a tireless campaigner, motivated by the vision to serve his people, after many attempts, finally emerged the winner of the just concluded 2019 Anambra South Senatorial District Election which was a fierce and one of the toughest elections particularly in the State and

Roots of Nigeria’s election violence

By Sampson Kwarkye President Muhammadu Buhari has been elected for a second term. Nigerians have also elected new members of the National Assembly, and on 9 March, elections will be held for governors and State Assembly members in 29 of the country’s 36 states. The presidential contest, which featured more than 70 candidates,

If we Don’t invest in a Culture of Peace, we Will Pay More for a Culture of Violence!

Adeolu Adewumi The long waited 2019 elections are winding down. We have experienced the Presidential and National Assembly elections with myriad of concerns and challenges. The Governorship and State Assembly Elections have equally been laced with unprecedented greater concerns and disappointments. We are consistently experiencing a systemic and shameful culture of

Women’s Day: Air Marshal Abubakar and the Women of War

By Yushau A. Shuaib Neither clients of plastic surgery nor make-up, their natural beauty delights the eye in their smartly dressed military wear… Though innocent looking, pure and enticing, they remain feminine, while their line of duty is the traditional masculine career of fearless and courageous souls. They are the Nigerian

Lagos Governorship: Understanding the TAN, ifeanyi ubah endorsement of sanwo-olu

By Law Mefor Rapprochement is the word – reestablishment of a happy relationship or rearrangement. A peace treaty between warring parties is a kind of rapprochement. That is the real perspective to the mission of Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah and Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria (TAN) in Lagos governorship election. TAN hardly needs any

The Socialist Politics of Envy: What the World Can Learn from Nigeria’s Unfolding Disaster

David Hundeyin  Africa’s most populated country and the world’s 26th largest economy is heading for a meltdown as a direct result of envy politics. It was an election between a multimillionaire pro-business candidate seen as part of the establishment and a self-proclaimed hero of the masses who railed against corrupt elites and promised

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