Category: Citizenship

Alexander OnukwueAugust 30, 2018

Theresa May in Africa: How good a deal does she offer Nigeria?

Semi-casual and comfortable in a patterned yellow jacket presumably produced by Emmy Kasbit, a Nigerian designer who recently returned to ...

Alexander OnukwueAugust 24, 2018

#Owerri112: Where do law and liberty stand in Rochasland

Not so far from the roundabout where the statue of a man in broken chains stands in tribute to freedom, ...

Obiora OkekeAugust 23, 2018

How student union governments can help actualise a better Nigeria come 2019

A Government is believed to be a body with the power to make and/or enforce laws to control a country, ...

Alexander OnukwueAugust 22, 2018

Igbo Presidency, defending Atiku: These are the talking points from Saraki’s ‘robust’ response

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has responded to the statement released by Bola Tinubu in which the APC leader accused Saraki ...

Alexander OnukwueAugust 15, 2018

SARS reform has begun, but are there any real plans to ensure police accountability?

SARS will… attend to armed robbery, kidnapping, apprehension of offenders linked to the stated offences, and nothing more. That summarizes ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 14, 2018

Summit of the Alternatives is a big deal and here’s what should interest you

In response to the security, political and socio-economic crises that currently plague Nigeria amid a seeming recurrence of incompetent persons ...

Valentine IwennwaneAugust 5, 2018

Dredging towns: Lagos’ mega city dreams is killing its coastal communities (Part 2)

Fighting to eke a living But for Segun Alufoge, 52-year-old fisherman and father of six, it’s a different story entirely; ...

Valentine IwennwaneAugust 4, 2018

Dredging towns: Lagos’ mega city dreams is killing its coastal communities (Part 1)

As fine sand is taken from the Lagos coastlines to provide housing for urban dwellers, the business generates great profits ...

Edwin OkoloAugust 3, 2018

Editors Note: Lagos is dredging its way to megacity status, but who is paying the price?

You see them every day, as you cross between mainland and island or even travel out to the outskirts of ...

Alexander OnukwueJuly 30, 2018

How the 2015 elections may have led to recent Twitter suspensions

Last week, Twitter users this side of the Niger experienced a display of rare humility by a subset of that ...

Edwin OkoloJuly 18, 2018

You really should attend the Joy Inc. Masterclass on dealing with depression

As a largely young population, Nigeria is experiencing a mental illness epidemic. There are many reasons for this epidemic and ...

Alexander OnukwueJuly 11, 2018

Kemi Adeosun’s NYSC certificate scandal will shame at least one Nigerian institution; the more the better

Following the bombshell report on Kemi Adeosun’s alleged forgery of a National Youth Service Corps exemption certificate, the NYSC directorate ...

Fisayo SoyomboJuly 2, 2018

Opinion: Nigeria’s helmsman and his herdsmen

No matter how hard President Muhammadu Buhari tries, or no matter the frequency with which his spokesmen finger the opposition, ...

EditorJuly 2, 2018

Nominate now for the Nigeria 25 under 25 Entrepreneurs Awards.

We invite you to nominate an entrepreneur to win in the Nigeria 25 under 25 Entrepreneurs Awards. This is an award recognizing ...

EditorJune 26, 2018

University of Sussex signs MoU with The Future Project to promote quality education for Nigerians

United Kingdom leading research-intensive university, the University of Sussex recently sealed a strategic partnership with Africa’s leading citizen empowerment platform, ...

EditorJune 23, 2018

Buying a coffin for Nigeria’s education: #400 Recharge card per course

 by ‘Lakunle Jaiyesimi “For any exam solution!! Always visit Physics = #400 MTN Card, Commerce = #400 MTN Card, ...

Alexander OnukwueJune 23, 2018

It is time the Supreme court stepped into this 2018 budget stand-off

In the middle of May, the National Assembly passed the 2018 budget after seven months of deliberation. But when President ...

Edwin OkoloJune 12, 2018

#MakeChangeGreatAgain is another opportunity for Buhari’s government to do some needed introspection

This is one of the busiest June 12 celebrations we have had in Nigeria’s history. Actually, this is the very ...

Alexander OnukwueJune 12, 2018

Recognizing June 12: This could be Buhari’s final act of reparation

After contesting and failing three times to be an elected president, the retired General Muhammadu Buhari, in 2015, got the ...

Edwin OkoloJune 6, 2018

It’s nearly 25 years late, but M.K.O. Abiola finally finds his place in Nigeria’s history

As a child, one of the most important political events in my life was the June 1993 elections for several ...

Samson ItodoJune 5, 2018

Not Too Young To Run: A story of people, power and democratic renewal (I)

Nigeria operates a rigid constitution. Rigid constitutions by their nature are complicated and painstaking to change. It takes time, effort ...

Alexander OnukwueJune 4, 2018

Not Too Young To Run: We finally have our victory, but it is too soon to celebrate

One long battle has been won in a sweet thrilling fashion. The assent to the constitutional amendments contained in the ...

Alexander OnukwueMay 31, 2018

The conviction of Jolly Nyame, a Prince of the House of Shame is a victory but not enough

Adebukola Banjoko, delivering judgement on the corruption case of former Taraba state governor Rev. Jolly Nyame, cited overwhelming evidence and ...

Edwin OkoloMay 29, 2018

Yemi Adamolekun wants to know what it takes to foster a transparent government

On this National Democracy day, three days from the 2018 Nigerian Symposium for Young and Emerging Leaders organized by The ...

EditorMay 28, 2018

Red Card Movement takes regional launch to the South West with a rally in Ibadan

RCM TAKES REGIONAL LAUNCH TO SOUTH WEST, HOLDS RALLY IN IBADAN Following the huge success recorded at North East, North ...

Alexander OnukwueMay 25, 2018

Here’s what the Nigerian Army should do, instead of denying the Amnesty International report

It is difficult to pick which statistics stand out in the overwhelming dark scorecard released by Amnesty International on the ...

Alexander OnukwueMay 24, 2018

Nationwide Catholic protests signal how far we’ve fallen as a country

There cannot be a guarantee that evil will not be perpetuated in the world, but we can always determine our ...

Alexander OnukwueMay 21, 2018

Demanding competence is necessary for democracy; so what was the ‘Transmission’ hysteria about?

Last week, an audio recording threatened to break the internet. It should not have because, seriously, that sound is very ...

EditorMay 18, 2018

Chioma Chuka wants to know if we are prepared for the 2019 elections. Are you?

The Future Project’s National Symposium for Young and Emerging leaders is just 10 days away and as this year’s symposium ...

EditorMay 18, 2018

Kingsley Moghalu Ignites Anambra at Town Hall meeting

On Tuesday 15 May 2018, Moghalu Prof Kingsley Moghalu one of the young emerging aspirants contesting for the post of ...

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