Reaction to criticism of the monarchy shows that universities need to do much more to support racialized faculty and staff.
The fear of domination of one ethnic group or section by another has persistently undermined efforts at democratic consolidation in Nigeria.
The former secretary-general of the Commonwealth represents the true essence of a public intellectual and leader; his sense of duty defines his legacy.
Nigeria’s current political problems are simply too daunting to embark on an honest journey to true federalism at this stage.
Nigeria should stop showing contempt for history as a subject, profession or topic of discussion.
The government must take some of the blame for the radicalisation of non-state actors like the Indigenous People of Biafra.
Until the conditions that led to the Nigeria-Biafra war are resolved, the debate on the viability of one Nigeria will continue to arise.
Attacks on police officers and their stations can damage police legitimacy in Nigeria
The crisis of statehood and citizenship confronting Nigeria can only be tackled by committed work around political justice.
Many things have to change for Nigeria’s federal system to work and accommodate its diverse citizens’ interests
Fifty years after the Biafran civil war in Nigeria, the efforts of secessionist diplomats have recently come to light through the decryption of telexes sent from Portugal to Biafra during the war.
Fifty years after the Biafran war, the massacre in Asaba in the south-south region of Nigeria is still a highly sensitive issue.
Nigerian poets and novelists have compared the Igbo massacres in the 60s to the Holocaust as a way to drive international attention to the atrocities.
It’s inconceivable that military prowess can offer long-term solutions to Nigeria’s deep-rooted institutional problems.
Social media rumours are putting Nigeria’s vaccination campaigns at risk.
Protests are raising tensions in Africa’s most populous country, with agitators and federal troops clashing on the streets. But is Nigeria on the brink of another civil war?
Fixing unemployment, poverty and illiteracy will be at the top of the new president’s to-do list. Then there’s Boko Haram.