Guest Writers

GUEST WRITER: WILL BUHARI WIN THE WAR ON INDISCIPLINE THIS SECOND TIME? | By AMAKA ANKU

When he began his first stint as Nigeria’s Head of State after a coup in 1983, General Mohammadu Buhari promised not to allow the “the nonsenses of litigation” interfere with his fight against corruption. He then proceeded to oversee an anti-corruption drive characterized by public executions, secret military tribunals, and imprisonment for journalists who dared … Continue reading

Essays / Guest Writers

GUEST WRITER | IS DEMOCRACY THE BEST FORM OF GOVERNMENT FOR NIGERIA? | RICHARD CHILEE

The argument about whether, or not, democracy is the appropriate form of government for Nigeria has been on the forefront in many discussions I have engaged in. Quite recently, my friend, who has a penchant for analyzing democratic governments and their shortcoming, gave me the opportunity to debate on this salient topic. Presently, I think … Continue reading