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For years, governance in Nigeria has been shadowed by needless rifts between the executive and legislature, leaving the scares of economic woes, socio polit [...]

Sun, 18 August 2019


IMN proscription and national security

The history of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, is not clearly defined by religious scholars. The reformist Islamic movement was known at a period as Muslim Brotherhood, which was an offshoot of the Muslim Student's Society, MSS, founded in 1954. 

 

Sun, 04 August 2019


Rejig security architecture now, Mr. President

To say that Nigeria’s security is on tenterhooks is to put it mildly as Nigerians live daily in fear of their fates in the hands extremists, kidnappers, ritualists, armed robbers and their likes. The dire security situation is not helped by the fact that President Muhammadu Buhari has severally [...]

Sun, 28 July 2019


State of the Nation: Time to take security serious

A troubling revelation emerged lately when Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, made shocking allegations that some officers were unwilling to fight insurgency. 

“It is unfortunate, but the truth is that almost every setback the Nigerian Army has had in our [...]

Mon, 01 July 2019


Addressing marginalisation in Buhari’s cabinet

As Nigerians anxiously wait for President Muhammadu Buhari to make public the composition of his cabinet for his second term in office, many are hopeful that the president will use the opportunity to further unite the country that is fast disintegrating along ethnic, religious and political lines.

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Fri, 21 June 2019


Report: Nigeria is world’s 16th least peaceful country

Nigeria is the 16th least peaceful country in the world, according to the 2019 edition of the Global Peace Index (GPI).

At 148 of 163 countries, the most populous black nation retained its position in the previous year—even though its score rose by 0.025, from 2.873 in 2018 to 2.898 in 20 [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019


Agenda for 9th National Assembly

The relationship between the legislature and executive is one of the knottiest problems in the constitutional structure.

It has been argued that the three organs of government should be kept separate and distinct. But no arm is strictly separate and independent of the other. It is also observed [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019


Strengthening local government autonomy

When the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit, NFIU, issued new guidelines restricting withdrawals and financial expenditure of local governments, it undoubtedly initiated a process of restoring the declining relevance of the third tier of government.

 

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Sat, 08 June 2019


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