Prof. Oladiji, Senators Binani and Olujimi: The symbolism of breaking the glass ceiling

It has been mixed-feelings for the female-folk in recent time; some issues to cheer and some others to agonize about. Only a few weeks ago, the Nigerian women carried their protests to the doorsteps of federal lawmakers, for failing to pass the bill that would have given more seats to women in elective positions, despite […]

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Of Banditry and a Shared Sovereignty (2), By Hassan Gimba

Sovereignty, this eleven lettered word, is a political concept. The concept defines dominant power. Or the supreme authority. Wikipedia says “it is the defining authority within individual consciousness, social construct or territory. That it entails hierarchy within the state, as well as external autonomy for states.” Sovereignty, as a concept in political theory, has a […]

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Party Primaries and the Limits of Transactional Politics, By Jibrin Ibrahim

   This week, as the primaries heat up, the constraints placed by the newly passed Electoral Act are beginning to have a major impact on the nomination process. Two changes have had the most impact. The first is that it is not possible to contest in the primaries of a party, lose and try again […]

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Understanding the Feminist Internet Discourse

By Y.Z. Yaú This week I will be participating at the fourth Bauchi Feminist Internet School (BaFIS) organized annually by the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD). Two questions have often been raised about the Feminist Internet, which are first, why feminist internet and second, and more generally, what has gender got to do […]

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Education Sector crisis: A future that is ruined

By Dakuku Peterside Nigeria is at a tipping point regarding security, human capacity development and economic growth. However, the biggest challenge we face as a country is not about the challenges of today but a bleak future stirring Africa’s biggest economy and the most populous Black nation in the face. Looking beyond the 2023 general […]

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