The Case For a Near Mandatory Alternative: The Nigerian Experience

    Ope Owotumi. In his 2015 State of The Union speech, President Barack Obama quipped…


Underdevelopment in Africa: A Great Deal of the Fault Lies Outside the Continent.

John O. Ifediora. The 2008 recession was the first time since the great depression of the 1930s…


It is Time!

Nigeria’s Presidential election set for next month promises to be all things to all voters and…


Chinese Investments in Africa are Both Welcome and Worrisome

  Godwin Haruna. China’s audacious incursions into Africa, which have manifested in its aid…


Can Nigeria's Buhari Seize This Momentum?

Godwin Haruna. 2015 promises to be Nigeria’s best opportunity to upturn years of rapacious rape by…


Democracy in Africa: Try Again

  John O. Ifediora.   In African societies, especially those found in West and Central…


Is it time for African nation-states to invite foreign intervention in the campaign against terrorism? The case of Boko Haram

As extreme militant Islamists, inspired by ‘Salifist jihadism’ and nurtured by domestic…


African Economic Renaissance: The Role of Social Institutions

The months of March, and May, 2014 were particularly exciting for economists, policy makers and…


Council on African Security and Development Takes Roots

The Council on African Security and Development (CASADE) is a non-profit research-driven…