The ‘change’ cabinet: God, give us men!
Nigerians should demand that the “bow and go” gesture be dispensed with, when President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial nominees appear before the Senate for confirmation. Once a courteous indulgence, the gesture risks becoming shambolic. A credible confirmation process warrants that nominees affirm publicly their bona fides, aptitude, competence and track...By Oseloka Obaze /Research /
Salvaging Nigeria’s Local Governments
Nigeria’s moment of reckoning has arrived and it should be a season for purposeful leadership rather than a season of silly politics. In a nation suffused with developmental and other unmet needs, the best national governance structure required to address those pressing needs — the local government — is...By Oseloka Obaze /Research /