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Buhari and the June 12 saga

There are three aspects - the strategic, the political and the legal - to the Federal Government’s decision to replace May 29 with June 12 as Nigeria’s Democracy Day, and to confer on the late Chief MKO Abiola,... Full Story...

Buhari: The road not travelled

This piece was inspired by a video of the Kenyan National Prayer Breakfast, which recently went viral.  In that video President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga publicly offered apologies to ea... Full Story...

Shall We Tell the President

Nigeria's democracy has advanced another year. Yet three years into President Muhammadu Buhari's presidency, telling  him and his team how well or badly the administration has faired, remains a hot-button issue... Full Story...

The task before the opposition

A successful and peaceful change of the government of the day is one of the indices that a democratizing society is successfully transiting to a mature democracy. This is why it was a major milestone for the co... Full Story...