The separate spheres theory and women in politics

  The core fundamentals of politics as propounded by 17th century political theorists like Thomas Hobbe and John Locke were built on the belief in the [...]

The president and the people: A romance about to go sour

It was no small jubilation that trailed the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the March 28 presidential polls. Many who voted him basked in the [...]

Nigerian Youths and the Burden of Posterity

In commemoration of United Nations International Youth Day The youth of a nation are trustees of posterity – Benjamin Disreali The above statement by the [...]

Nigerian Youths and the Burden of Posterity

In commemoration of United Nations International Youth Day The youth of a nation are trustees of posterity – Benjamin Disreali The above statement by the [...]

The Politics of Valentine and the need to curb violent rhetoric

February 14th is a day known around the world as a day of celebrating love. Its origin is a subject of controversy, but according to one legend, it is a [...]

The Danger Of Doing Nothing

  On Saturday, the 17th of November, Lloyd Michael, one of the four young men killed by a blood thirsty crowd in the Aluu-Umuokiri local government [...]

As Kings Take To The Sky

  I have always told myself that Nigeria is not a republic and I still hold that fact to be true. For those who have been dreaming that we are a [...]

A Game Of Committee And Reports

  Nigerians are used to a lot of things. They are used to consistent black outs, bad roads, non-existent infrastructure, and poverty. They are even [...]

GEJ: Impressing An Empty Hall

The 67th session of the UN General Assembly started on the 18th of September 2012 and is expected to run till December. As usual world leaders converged [...]

Of Presidential Bed Rest And The Rest Of Us

  When the news was leaked that the first lady had taken ill and had to be flown abroad for medical attention, there were many speculations about the [...]