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…


Will Africa Feed China? A special Review

A book authored by Deborah Brautigam. Reviewed by Bobert Wekesa. It is safe to say that Professor…


Nigeria's energy sector: powerless and decrepit

The science that informs the generation of electricity is an old one; but so is the technology of…


The US set to supply more military hardware to degrade Boko Haram

Helene Cooper and Dionne Searcy. Less than two years after it blocked a sale of American-made…


Boko Hara: A special report on the jihadist group and the military campaign to defeat it

If President Muhammadu Buhari is recently proud of the outcome of the war against terrorism in…


Modern Terrorism: Should Religion Bear Any Blame?

DONALD WINCHESTER. In the wake of recent terror attacks, Western society has jumped to an easy and,…


Security and Political Economy outlook in Africa in 2016

Ray Cummings. Just as its physical landscape, the political environment of sub-Saharan Africa in…


al-Qaida, Boko Haram, and ISIS; Is there a real alliance?

Boko Haram’s recent pledge of allegiance to ISIS has generated a wave of speculation about its…