Comment / Nigeria

Nigeria Police Force Under Ibrahim Idris

A comment by Adedayo Osho

The Nigerian Police Force is faithfully stepping up efforts to redeem its image. It was once renowned for bribe-taking, miscarriages of justice, and issuing unbalanced verdicts at its stations.

Comment / EU

Theresa May’s new cabinet: Brexit, equality and the economy

UK Prime Minister, Theresa May’s cabinet shake-up has been named one of the most brutal in recent history. David Cameron’s right-hand man and former Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne apparently left No.11 Downing Street by the back door after being sacked by Theresa May yesterday morning. Following Osborne was David Cameron’s Education Secretary, Nicky …

Comment / Nigeria

Fulani herdsmen on rampage in Nigeria

A comment by Adedayo Osho

After more than a year of intense attacks on host communities, the Fulani herdsmen, dominated by core north-easterners from Nigeria, continued their violent rampages with no end in sight.

Comment / Nigeria

Politics of secret recruitment in Nigeria

A comment by Adedayo Osho

The greatest fear of the ruling party in Nigeria, the All Progressives Congress (APC), is that they would be overthrown in the 2019 general election. To be removed from power would mean that the administration would lose its influence on the process of ‘secret recruitment’ into what Nigerians describe as ‘juicy …

Comment / Nigeria

Politics of certificate and document forgery in Nigeria

A comment by Adedayo Osho

One of this week’s big stories in Nigerian politics is forgery of “Standing Order of the Senate” by their leadership. Those allegedly responsible for the doctored papers were Senate President Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Senator Ike Ekweremadu.