September 20, 2023

Tinubu’s Speech at UNGA78: A Recipe for Transformation in Nigeria

When Bola Ahmed Tinubu stepped onto the global stage to address the world, many listened intently. What followed was a speech that was not only articulate but also reflective of a deep understanding of Nigeria’s position in global affairs and its domestic challenges. In a nation that has seen its fair share of leaders, Tinubu’s […]

September 18, 2023

Why does the Nigerian Civil War have some weird alliances?

The Nigerian Civil War, also colloquially referred to as the Biafra War, remains one of Africa’s most critical conflicts, spanning from 1967 to 1970. For many, it’s an unforgettable scar on Nigeria’s history, while for others, it’s a chapter they’d prefer to turn the page on. But aside from the core issues of regional tension, […]

September 18, 2023

7 Reasons Why military coups in Africa has become a routine

When I was young, it was Samuel Doe in Liberia. Then next, next and next military coup in Africa. In case you do not get it, I meant Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Gabon, Benin, or Chad, Niger and many more. The recurrent nature of military coups in Africa is a reflection of complex historical, socio-political, and […]

September 17, 2023

Sudan’s Battle Beyond Borders: The Quest for International Legitimacy

In the sprawling land of Sudan, a power struggle rages, reaching beyond territorial claims into the arena of international legitimacy. Armed rivals in the nation vie not just for control of the land but for the vital recognition and backing of the global community. Highlights: A visa ban was placed on Abdul Rahman Juma, an […]

September 16, 2023

Can Working from Home be Applied to a Political Office?

I can’t imagine living 2-3 hours drive from my place of work. However, COVID-19 has shown us that working remotely can be as productive as working in the office if not more. That raises more question like — can that be applied to a political office? With what he has done in a short period […]

September 7, 2023

The Fragile Relationship Between Morocco and Algeria: A Historical and Contemporary Analysis

The recent tragic incident where Algerian coast guards mistakenly shot two tourists in Algerian waters has once again spotlighted the longstanding tensions between Morocco and Algeria. This unfortunate event serves as a grim testament to the deeply rooted animosities and mistrust that have characterized the relationship between these two North African neighbors for decades. Historically, […]

September 6, 2023

Through African Eyes: France’s Fading Influence

When the sun shone bright in Libreville that March morning, Gabon’s president, Ali Bongo, stood tall beside Emmanuel Macron at the deforestation summit. The French leader’s warmth towards Bongo was evident, a marked contrast to the strained relations France often held with its former colonies. Yet within a span of mere months, the narrative changed. […]

September 5, 2023

Spectrum of Bola Tinubu’s First 100 Days in Office

Today, September 6, 2023, counts 100 days of Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the president of 200million Nigerians and watchdog of the armed forces. On February 25, polls, he beat, AtikuAbubakar (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi (LP) and Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso (NNPP) with a total of8,794,726 votes. Amid, the election irregularity, Muhammadu Buhari handed over the realm […]

September 4, 2023

Fuel Subsidy Removal: A Bitter Pill or Nigeria’s Brave New World?

The recent decision to remove the fuel subsidy in Nigeria has ruffled more than a few feathers, and rightly so. The choice isn’t as clear-cut as policymakers want us to believe. By shedding light on the turbulent aftermath of this decision, I’m not just echoing the sentiment of thousands; I’m stressing the undeniable ripple effect […]