5 minutes read April 3, 2015 Jonathan Runs Out of Goodluck In the end, nothing could save President Goodluck Jonathan. Neither the belated effort, using foreign troops and mercenaries, to roll back Boko Haram’s military gains. Nor the last minute ‘cash….. Read More 10 minutes read March 26, 2015 Nigeria: What is to be Done? This Saturday, March 28, Nigerians vote again. What is at stake? And what happens after the elections? We brought together a group of scholars to explore some of these issues–an….. Read More 4 minutes read February 10, 2015 Nigerians to choose between General Buhari’s populist promises and President Jonathan’s lame duck status quo Nigeria’s elections, originally scheduled for Valentine’s Day, have now been postponed, for six weeks. One thing is certain though: the two leading candidates are neck and neck according to an….. Read More 2 minutes read May 19, 2014 Nigeria’s Catch 22: American style democracy will only throw up more more GEJ’s There are so many problems in Nigeria, true. But it bears reiterating that we’ve not even correctly identified the biggest one of them… Our biggest problem is not the fact….. Read More 3 minutes read May 4, 2014 #BringBackOurGirls: What took the world so long? Like so many others I am glad to see more people around the world take up the issue of the school girls who were kidnapped more than two weeks ago….. Read More 9 minutes read April 25, 2014 News from Nigeria I told my son that he would get his first sense of things as soon as we boarded the flight. Planes bound for Lagos, I told him, were filled with….. Read More 2 minutes read April 23, 2014 #GEJPOSE: When Goodluck Jonathan got the hashtag treatment It baffles us why politicians and public agencies–especially unpopular ones–think they can still control their images in the age of social media. Take the New York Police Department’s @NYPDNews account….. Read More ← Older posts ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.