The end of the rules-based international order?
2022/06/12 01:43:47

It is not unusual nowadays to hear diplomats from western nations lament the destabilising role that China, Russia and their cahoot of renegade states play within the international system. Germany’s...

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Nigerians rise for APC
2022/06/12 01:43:32

We can be under no illusion that the emergence of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, as the presidential flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was the wish of every...


Professionals in government: Issues in navigating policy space in Nigeria
2022/06/12 01:31:27

All across the world, the policy space has always been a critical and contested one. It is critical to the extent that it is within this space that government consolidate...

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Boris Johnson has only delayed the inevitable
2022/06/12 01:15:37

Boris Johnson lives to fight another day. Britain, meanwhile, lives to endure another day in his shadow, a bit part in the soap opera of his life, watching on as...

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Football induced memories (II)
2022/06/12 00:50:42

Nigeria has always had a peculiar football structure in that all clubs are controlled by government departments and have operated without a grassroots involvement. When ECN ruled the local scene,...


My takeaways from the various presidential primaries (1)
2022/06/11 01:23:10

By now, a number of  political parties would have concluded on who would bear their presidential flags in the forthcoming general elections come 2023. Now, while a number of these...


Party primaries: the fallacy of national gender policy
2022/06/11 00:18:37

The Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) deadline for political party primaries ahead of the 2023 general elections was on the 9th of June. None of the major registered political parties...

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Twists, turns and myths of APC convention
2022/06/10 09:47:37

The just concluded special convention of the All Progressives Party (APC) to pick its presidential candidate was like no other in the ruling party’s seven-year-old history. It was characterised by...


Nigeria 2023: The tunnel of reality
2022/06/10 09:46:37

There’s this theory we call the theory of the reality tunnel. The reality tunnel is a theory that, with a subconscious set of mental filters formed from beliefs and experiences,...

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A revitalised Non-Aligned Movement could help foster global peace
2022/06/10 09:44:00

War and racism have always been violently and tragically inseparable. For centuries, the most devastating and brutal conflicts in the world have been driven by destructive notions of racial superiority...

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S’Court Justices deplore poor service conditions
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