Tag: Office of the citizen

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 3, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Debola Williams takes the Office of the Citizen campaign to the #ObamaSummit

Co-founder of RED, Adebola Williams was one of the speakers at the just concluded Obama Foundation Summit held on October ...

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EditorOctober 11, 2017

YMonitor partners EiE, BudgIT on the Office of The Citizen Radio show on Nigeria Info FM

YMonitor now features on the Office of the Citizen Radio program on Nigeria Info Fm alongside other partners such as ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 15, 2017

Opinion: These are the answers to Nigeria’s problems

by Kingsley Moghalu   Can our politicians save Nigeria? Let’s get real. The answer is “No”. They can’t. Certainly not ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 14, 2017

Poetry: Where Baba?

by Soyombo Ayomikun   1.That we screamed Sai Baba Doesn’t mean we Won’t ask ‘Where Baba?’ That we ask Where ...

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EditorJune 2, 2017

Chude Jideonwo: No, Chichi, you don’t get to give up on Nigeria

by Chude Jideonwo I would be dishonest if I said I didn’t expect that my last piece to have some ...

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EditorMay 29, 2017

Chude Jideonwo: Dear President Buhari, you have broken our hearts 

by Chude Jideonwo Two years ago to this day, you brought me to tears. You were in our nation’s capital, ...

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EditorMay 24, 2017

Office of the Citizen with Chude Jideonwo: The citizen is always right

by Chude Jideonwo During elections in Nigeria, and even across the world, many people focus on the politicians themselves – ...

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EditorMay 22, 2017

Office of the Citizen with Chude Jideonwo: I am not you. I repeat: I am not you

by Chude Jideonwo From the middle of last year to early this year, a raft of my peers began to ...

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EditorMay 17, 2017

Office of the Citizen with Chude Jideonwo: Today’s Nigerian dream

by Chude Jideonwo Because we run a nation building company that is the continent’s leading expert on elections, we routinely ...

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EditorMay 15, 2017

Office of the Citizen with Chude Jideonwo: Why you must ignore those who say protests don’t work in Nigeria

by Chude JIdeonwo “I was really hopeful about the February 2face protests,” a friend of mine told me over lunch ...

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EditorMay 10, 2017

Office of the Citizen with Chude Jideonwo: Not too young to run – and so what?

by Chude Jideonwo Let’s start from the beginning – I am completely in support of the #NotTooYoungToRun campaign. The campaign ...

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EditorMay 3, 2017

Office of the Citizen with Chude Jideonwo: Political candidacy lies beyond candidates

by Chude Jideonwo Why did supposedly serious-minded Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Paul Ryan support the disturbing ...

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EditorMay 1, 2017

Office of the Citizen with Chude Jideonwo: The Nigerian political class is at war with itself – and that’s a very good thing

by Chude Jideonwo The confusion over the nomination of Ibrahim Magu as chair of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ...

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EditorMarch 29, 2017

Office Of The Citizen With Chude Jideonwo: The high standards to which we must hold our leaders

by Chude Jideonwo I have heard this bit of nonsense constantly – seen it sometimes on social media, in comment ...

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EditorMarch 27, 2017

Office Of The Citizen with Chude Jideonwo: How do we recover – urgently – our dignity as Nigerians?

by Chude Jideonwo Let me tell you about my driver of seven years. The first sign of trouble when he ...

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EditorMarch 22, 2017

Office Of The Citizen with Chude Jideonwo: How it came to be that Jonathan is an option in 2019

by Chude Jideonwo I got a lot of panicked responses after my last piece; the panic focused on one small ...

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EditorMarch 20, 2017

Office Of The Citizen with Chude Jideonwo: Will the third party candidates please stand up?

by Chude Jideonwo Nigerians talk a good game about third party candidacies, especially Nigerians on social media.   They speak ...

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EditorMarch 15, 2017

Office Of The Citizen with Chude JIdeonwo: How did Obasanjo allow his legacy get off the rails?

by Chude Jideonwo In the world these days, it is impossible to have a nuanced discussion about too many things. ...

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EditorMarch 13, 2017

Office Of The Citizen with Chude Jideonwo: Yemi Osinbajo’s performance is beside the point

by Chude Jideonwo You could feel the sense of panic when some of the enablers and voters (of which I ...

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EditorMarch 1, 2017

Office Of The Citizen with Chude Jideonwo: Why I am an entrepreneur in the business of nation building (2)

by Chude Jideonwo Then there is the long-term advantage – and this is the more important one for the future ...

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EditorFebruary 27, 2017

Office Of The Citizen with Chude Jideonwo: Why I am an entrepreneur in the business of nation building (1)

by Chude Jideonwo A few days ago, I received this message in my email from a highly respected colleague with ...

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EditorFebruary 22, 2017

Office Of The Citizen with Chude Jideonwo: Don’t be annoyed o, but please, who spoilt Nigeria?

  by Chude Jideonwo There is something curious that you might have noticed. Something as strange as it is weird. ...

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EditorFebruary 20, 2017

Office Of The Citizen with Chude Jideonwo: Remember that thing Governor Ajimobi said?

by Chude Jideonwo Last month, the Oyo governor, Abiola Ajimobi shocked the nation. Footage of the governor speaking to students ...

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EditorFebruary 15, 2017

Office Of The Citizen with Chude Jideonwo: If we want to change our country, we have 15 lessons to learn from BBOG (II)

by Chude Jideonwo *This continues Monday’s piece on the 15 disciplines behind the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) campaign. The ...

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EditorFebruary 13, 2017

Office Of The Citizen with Chude Jideonwo: If we want to change our country, we have 15 lessons to learn from BBOG (I)

by Chude Jideonwo You know the tragedy already. The world does. And it’s one we have yet to recover from: ...

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