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Democracy in Nigeria

There is an open government partnership which Nigeria is very much a part of which is helping to tackle corruption within government which means transparency and accountability. Read more…

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4 Years Since Boko Haram Abducted Over 200 Chibok Girls

Buhari said the return of so many students from Dapchi and Chibok “should give confidence that all hope is not lost” and showed the government was “doing its very best”. Boko Haram has used kidnapping as a weapon of war during the conflict, seizing women and girls to act as sex slaves or suicide bombers, and men and boys to fight. Read more…

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2019 Election: The Preparations, Nigerians, Prospects

One of the biggest issues that will determine the 2019 general elections is insecurity, which is affecting communities across the country. Ongoing instability could affect the vote itself and will certainly be a big issue on the campaign trail. The incumbent President Buhari is the front runner to be the party’s flagbearer in 2019. However, aside from his mixed record in office, his advanced age of 75 and ill health could arise as an issue. Read more…

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Political Godfathers Decide Nigeria’s Oil Fate

By 0500, in the darkness before dawn, the ships uncouple from the barges and move out in a convoy to sea to rendezvous with a tanker which will spirit away the stolen oil, making it disappear into another cargo, bound for sale on the world market. It is likely the tanker arrived partly loaded with guns, cocaine to be trafficked into Europe and cash, which they will use to pay for the oil. Read more…

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Nigeria Tourism: Exploring Sustainable Tourism for Developmental Growth

Stakeholders in the tourism sector must be guided by the following recommendations: Development of Infrastructure: infrastructures i.e. roads, water, electricity, communication facilities, and health and safety services should be developed and provided in manners that will minimise the ecological footprints of tourism, and to a standard that encourages internal and international tourism. Read more…

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2019 Election in Nigeria: Underage Voting Now INEC Challenge

Although, INEC, through its Chairman, Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, had last week vowed to move against the practice, saying a panel had been set up to investigate the alleged issue of underage registration and voting in Kano State, some political analysts have however heaped much of the blame on the commission. Read more…

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The View That 419 Makes Nigeria a Global Cybercrime Player is Misplaced

It’s of utmost importance for the term “cybercrime” to be revisited and re-defined because it has huge consequences. It has, for example, influenced the framing of most scholarly endeavours about Nigeria which echo the sense of ‘moral panic’ over the 419 phenomenon. It also affects how Nigeria is portrayed in the western media and how it’s viewed in the world. Given that repeating discourses normalise their claim, the problem is deep. Read more…

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Vote Out Buhari in 2019 – Ibrahim Babangida Tells Nigerians

Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida says, “The next election in 2019 therefore presents us a unique opportunity to reinvent the will and provoke fresh leadership that would immediately begin the process of healing the wounds in the land and ensuring that the wishes and aspirations of the people are realized in building and sustaining national cohesion and consensus.” Read more…

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How Culture, Tourism Can Boost Nigeria’s Economy

Nigeria stands a great chance of surviving the current economic meltdown facing the entire globe if it could focus more on cultural tourism. To this end, Nigeria can forge a solid partnership with symbiotic foreign countries for culture and tourism in developing and marketing their potentials to boost patronage of local and foreign tourists. Read more…

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Obasanjo to Buhari: ‘Do Not Seek Re-Election Next Year’

Olusegun Obasanjo former Nigerian leader asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election next year, saying he has failed in his management of Africa’s most populous country. “I only appeal to brother Buhari to consider a deserved rest at this point in time,” Obasanjo said. “President Buhari does not necessarily need to heed my advice. But whether or not he heeds it, Nigeria needs to move on and move forward.” Read more…