Opinion: Before Everybody Becomes an Election Rigger

By: Amir Abdulazeez Many Nigerians were not angry with the reportedly massive irregularities that characterized and dominated the 2003 and 2007 General Elections as much as they were with the verdicts from the various election petition tribunals across the country, notably those judgements from the Supreme Court which affirmed the ‘elections’ of Obasanjo in 2003 […]

10 Things We Learnt in Buhari’s 100 Days in Office

By Amir Abdulazeez The idea of periodically assessing the achievements, actions and or leadership style of executive office holders was conceptualized and popularized in the American political system. Presidents and sometimes governors are assessed after 100 days, 200-days and 1-year in office, and based on that they are either celebrated or castigated as the case […]

Nigerian Politicians and the Myth of Assets Declaration

By: Amir Abdulazeez It is safe to assume that many Nigerians showed little or no concern towards the declaration of assets by elected and appointed public officials prior to the emergence of Ummaru Musa ‘Yaradua as Nigerian president in 2007. This is probably due to the facts that the declarations are made in secret or […]

Opinion: Is 2015 The Last Chance For Nigeria? By Amir Abdulazeez

By Amir Abdulazeez Nigeria is arguably the strongest nation not only in Africa but in the whole world. This is a nation that has withstood disunity among its citizens since independence and yet it has not disintegrated. It is a nation that has endured the most chronic form of institutional corruption for almost 35 years […]

Opinion: How African Underdeveloped Africa

By: Amir Abdulazeez The late historian, Professor Walter Rodney spent 361 pages of writing in 1972 trying to convince readers on how Europe underdeveloped Africa. The book was a masterpiece, as it was one of the best literatures on European imperialism, especially as it relates to Africa. The late historian did a magnificent job in […]


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