Is Africa still rising?

Alexander Beresford. When teaching undergraduate students about colonial legacies and the basics of…


The Rotten existence of the Internally Displaced in Northern Nigeria: They need more than prayers.

The welfare of internally displaced people of northern Nigeria continues to worry the international…


Fractured States: The cycles of conflict, violence and corruption in Mali and the Sahel

Tuesday Reitano, Mark Shaw. The international community has reiterated its commitment to supporting…


Religion As A Source of Social Neurosis In Times of Collective Stress

  John O. Ifediora. In all nations, the quality and relevance of countervailing social…


Nobel Laureate Economist, Maskin, On Why Developing Countries May Not Benefit From Globalization

Development experts at the World Bank, and The Economist debate Professor Eric Maskin's theory on…


The Looting of A National Treasure: Oil Wells For Nigeria’s Elites While the Rest Go Wanting Of Basic Social Amenities

  John O. Ifediora. In natural resource-dependent economies the prevalent and common…


Polygamy as Further Subjugation of African Women, and National Economies

John O. Ifediora. In its definitional and operational sense, polygamy is a matrimonial indulgence…


Minister Fashola, on why the Nigerian electricity sector continues to underperform

In a speech entitled, “Nigeria’s electricity challenges, a road map for change,” The Minister of…


Governance, Accountability, and Security in Nigeria

Oluwakemi Okenyodo. As in much of Africa, the vast majority of security threats facing Nigeria are…


A uniquely Nigerian set of Problems

Jared Mathews, who did two tours of duty with the US Army in Afghanistan provides a retrospective…