The George Floyds of Nigeria

The water between us remembers, so we wear our history on our skin, long for a sea-bath and hope the salt will cure what...

Burundi’s Pierre Nkurunziza: A Mixed Legacy and Lesson for African Leaders

Pierre Nkurunziza’s unforeseen death is as baffling as the recent politics of the country he led for the last 15 years. In his 15...
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Passionate Support for Adesina and Okonjo-Iweala: A Second Re-invention of Buhari?

It is gratifying that despite opposition from the United States, the Buhari government not only remained resolute  in its support for the re-election bid...

“The Long Shadow of Usman dan Fodio”: Implications for National Integration!

Northern Nigeria has been living in the shadows of the past. To cast our minds back, the region was Islamised by Fulani invaders from...
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Radical Reforms: Disbanding Police Forces in the US

“I’ve been saying for the last several years … American policing is at a crossroads.” Mike Cutone, former Massachusetts officer, June 5, 2020 If you can...

Bauchi Model of Democracy: Beyond symbolism and drama

President Muhammadu Buhari Next Level of governing style has vowed to appoint persons of integrity and high morals to occupy responsible positions. Whatever informs...

Nigerians can breathe…Their lives do not matter

Who would want to be a Nigerian, in the bitterest moments he finds humour, in action, in words, most times beyond the usual. It’s...

GLOBAL PANDEMICS, GLOBAL DISASTERS AND THE NEW GLOBAL REALISM

The progressive march of human civilization, especially in science and technology in the last two centuries had seemed to make the world in which...

The George Floyd Affair: A Call to Ponder on the Treatment of Black Lives...

The killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis in the United States has provoked widespread protests and revived the “Black Lives Matter” fervour. I don’t...
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Buhari’s Five Years in Office

May 29, 2020, marked Buhari’s five years in office -  or the end of the first year of his second term in office. How has...

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