Essays / The Pontifical Papers

YOU’RE STILL ON CERTIFICATES, EH? YOU HAVE NO EFFIN’ CLUE! | by Ayo Sogunro

If you think the availability or not of General Buhari’s certificates are the main issue in Nigeria’s electoral process, then you need to get your head out of that placard-carrying ass. There are graver issues at stake, with terrible possibilities for Nigeria’s future. Now is the time for us—as citizens—to start scrutinising the serious issues, instead … Continue reading

Essays / The Pontifical Papers

ON CERTIFICATED PRESIDENTS | A Short Legal Study by Ayo Sogunro

A persistently irritating headline in Nigeria’s political news today rotates around the high school certification or otherwise of General Muhammad Buhari. This is not only a distraction from the relevant issues and questions, but it is also a debate brought about by a totally arbitrary and irrelevant insertion during the drafting of the 1999 Constitution. … Continue reading

Miscellaneous

ELECTION 2015: #NIGERIANSASK–QUESTIONS FOR BUHARI? QUESTIONS FOR JONATHAN?

Do you have any questions? In a few weeks, Nigerians will, once again, line up at polling booths across the country to decide their political destiny for the next four years—and beyond. Naturally, the election season and its attendant fevers have generated an astonishing assortment of promises and counter-promises, accusations and counter-accusations between the political … Continue reading