Politics

The Real Trouble with Nigeria

The Real Trouble with Nigeria

By Tony Ogunlowo In his acclaimed publication ‘The Trouble with Nigeria’ published 33 years ago, in 1983, the late Chinua Achebe pointed out that the ‘ the trouble with Nigeria is simply and squarely a failure of leadership’. Thirty-three years on this is still true but with an added ‘but’. Nigeria is…
The APC and Its Delicate Balancing Act Towards 2019

The APC and Its Delicate Balancing Act Towards 2019

By Abdulkabir Olatunji Never in the history of Nigeria during its 4 republics had any group of opposition leaders managed to put aside their often larger-than-life ambitions to come together to defeat a ruling party. Recognizing this, some members of the then ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) boasted that the…