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Operation Amotekun and matters arising

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Governors in the South West Zone recently launched the Western Nigeria Security Network, WNSN, to help tackle the growing security challenges bedevilling t [...]

Sat, 18 January 2020


Nigeria’s education sector in 2019

For decades, Nigeria’s struggle to overturn poor educational indices led efforts in its school system. But despite an array of roadmaps and action plans, the country has disappointingly recorded poor outcomes in access and quality as nearly a third of its school-age children remain out of school [...]

Fri, 10 January 2020


SSS, Sowore and matters arising

The recent re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by men of the State Security Service, SSS, has continued to generate arguments amongst Nigerians, with many questioning the legality of such an action as well as its implication for the judiciary.

 

 

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Sun, 15 December 2019


$30 billion loan, Nigeria’s rising debts

For three years, Nigeria has ran its economy on the wheels of creditor banks, doubling its debt profile to an alarming $81.27 billion in 2019.

The country’s debt profile escalated since 2016. As a former Chief Executive [...]

Sat, 07 December 2019


Hate Speech Bill: Implications for free speech

Nigeria’s Senate, last week, repackaged and reintroduced the Hate Speech Bill seeking to penalise persons found guilty of stirring up violence or spreading falsehood that leads to the death of others.

 

 

 

 

Sat, 16 November 2019


Attah: From covering demolition to leading demolition squads

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is an extraordinary tale that ordinarily is neither supposed nor likely to happen but it did happen In the Federal Capita [...]

Sun, 10 November 2019


Buhari, Osinbajo and a fractured Presidency

 

 

 

 

Too often, tales from Aso Rock, Nigeria’s Presidential Seat of Power, are mired in risky power plays, intrigues and sinister ploys, giving rise to speculations and reasons for the public to believe anything. [...]

Sun, 10 November 2019


Nigerian Army’s ‘Operation Positive Identification’

On November 1, 2019, the Nigerian Army commenced what it tags ‘Operation Positive Identification’. The exercise, according to the military high command, is to flush out ‘undesirable’ elements in the face of daunting security challenges.

Right from when the matter became [...]

Sun, 03 November 2019


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