2019: On your marks…

When Nigerians talk about ‘2019’, we know they are referring to an event they believe will likely define that year – the holding of a presidential election. Several years ago there were also talks of ‘2015’. Th... Full Story...

Nigeria: After Buhari…?

With the president on medical leave again, ambitious figures are positioning themselves favourably for what might happen next. Secrecy creates suspicion. In the cutthroat arena of Nigerian politics, it can also reveal ambition. The ongoing silence around of t... Full Story...

What lessons can Buhari teach Yahya Jammeh?

Muhammadu Buhari was one of four West African leaders who led a peace meeting to The Gambia last Tuesday to try and talk President Yahya Jammeh out of the suicidal attempt to go back on his acceptance of the result of the December 1, 2016 presidential el... Full Story...