Monday, October 20, 2014

Ike Okonta

Ike Okonta, an Abuja-based policy analyst and writer, is currently a fellow of the Open Society Institute, New York.

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Newsart for Sacking Sanusi
Business & Finance 1

Sacking Sanusi

It was only a matter of time before Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan moved against central bank governor Lamido Sanusi, who has spent much of the last year waging an anti-corruption campaign… read more

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The Nigerian Crucible

Nigeria's president, Goodluck Jonathan, has allowed his government to loot the treasury, while militant organizations terrorize the populace. Its rich and powerful have already plunged Nigeria into a … read more

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World Affairs 0

Nigerian Democracy Grows Up

Nigeria’s legislative elections, to be followed by a presidential poll on April 16, indicate that the ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party has lost its near-total grip on the country’s politics. There is … read more

Newsart for Goodluck Nigeria
World Affairs 0

Goodluck Nigeria

The bombs that exploded in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, as the country was celebrating its golden jubilee this year are a disturbing portent of the unprecedented political territory that the country is… read more

World Affairs 0

Nigeria’s Lost Chance

Nigeria's first attempt since independence in 1960 to transfer power from one civilian government to another has just ended – farcically. Once again, democracy, challenged by deep social divisions… read more

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