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Judges, the law and our democracy by Reuben Abati [OPEN]

By Reuben Abati To expand the democratic space in Nigeria and to ensure the legitimacy and stability of our democratic process, the rule of law,...

Promoting Legal Aid Reform through Strategic Planning – A Brief Reflection on Nigeria’s National...

Although constitutionally mandated under the 1999 Constitution of Nigeria, access to legal aid is often a luxury for indigent arrested persons. With about 120,000...

To NatGeo: A story idea on Nigerian animals by Reuben Abati

by Reuben Abati Dear Editor, NatGeo, I am a great fan of your magazine, National Geographic, and your sister platform, National Geo Wild, and your coverage...

Aisha Buhari: The critic in the other room by Reuben Abati [OPEN]

by Reuben Abati Mrs Aisha M. Buhari, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari is probably the most loved person in Nigeria today, especially by critics...

A Failed Thesis by Ray Ekpu [CLICK]

By Ray Ekpu President Muhammadu Buhari is a trained and experienced soldier. He went through rigorous training at the Nigerian Military College, the Mons Officers’...

Science Student: Is Olamide Getting Away With Too Much? [OPEN]

By Adekoya Boladale When Shanawole, the 11-year-old vicious cultist was unveiled to the world in his full regalia, deck with fire blazing arm-size Indian hemp...

The Nigerian Killing Fields By Ahmad Salkida [READ]

There is an ugly, depressing reality of Nigeria that beggars understanding. The leaders and the institutions they run have generally been skewed to revere...

Girl power! Educating Girls Can Fix The World’s Problems [OPEN]

The world is blessed with a brilliant and industrious UN secretary-general, and it was certainly worth tuning in last week to watch António Guterres...

Does Nigeria Really Need A President in 2019? By Toyosi Akerele-Ogunsiji [READ]

By Toyosi Akerele-Ogunsiji Fellow Nigerians. This is my first post in 2018 and Yes, it is political. Nigeria has become one hell of a black hole in...

Dreadful Viral Diseases Are On The Rise In Africa, This Is Why [OPEN]

By Oghenekevwe Christopher Oghenechovwen Beautiful, patterned white lines and detailed symbols traced the walls of the room. Inside there, in Gbolaka-Ta village, young Liberian girl...

Buhari: Between Yesterday And Tomorrow by Rueben Abati [OPEN]

by Reuben Abati I wrote the following piece, presented in italics, shortly after the postponement of the 2015 Presidential elections. It is important that the...

Setting the agenda for the next leadership of the Nigerian Bar Association by Stanley...

The two year term of Abubakar Balarabe Mahmoud-led national leadership of the Nigerian Bar Association ends this August. Ahead of the handover ceremonies, lawyers...

FELA DUROTOYE FOR PRESIDENT: Can he negotiate with the mafia? by Waju Abraham [READ]

By Waju Abraham First, I think... like da Vinci, like Galileo, men born ahead of their time, I think this guy is just gonna make...

Data Analysis: Busting Buhari’s popularity bubble – A birthday gift to Mr. President by...

by Adewunmi Emoruwa Happy Birthday Mr. President. I don’t know what it feels like to be 75. I don’t know what you like, what to...

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