Twenty-five when she became queen, Queen Elizabeth II’s reign saw a declining, brutal British Empire and declarations of independence that have continued till date in former British colonies across Africa and the African diaspora. Read more.
In recent years, the recovery of Abacha-related funds has been a recurrent fixture in successive administrations. With Nigeria’s present economic challenges, many Nigerians believe the recovered funds may help improve affairs. Read more.
The journeys of PDP and Atiku, its two-time presidential flagbearer, are as interwoven as they are similar. The 2023 election will likely be their ‘last dance’ together, this author writes. Atiku has no doubt reshaped PDP, but have the years shown a match made in Heaven or a pairing doomed to fail? Read more
Critics have called a design contest launched by NDLEA ‘exploitative’. The contest, where young artists compete by submitting free NDLEA logo suggestions, has received over 100 submissions, but a spokesperson for the organization has announced that it will not be revising its approach. Read more.
The 2022 Electoral Act is Nigeria’s most ambitious and farthest-reaching iteration of its electoral act. The act is largely reflective of 12 years’ worth of delayed updates, but what will this new act mean for INEC? Read more