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Otive examines review of 1999 constitution

Recurrent Issues in the Review of the 1999 Constitution of Nigeria

By Otive Igbuzor, PhD INTRODUCTION   Historically, all over the world, there has been concern about what system of government will be good for people. Various...
energy transition has risks and rewards

Energy transition and opportunities for Nigeria

By Ogheneganre Eyankware  “The world is transiting, there will be no buyers for Nigeria’s oil and gas in the recent future because renewables are taking...
Pantami divides Reps

PANTAMI: Can Nigeria be saved from religion?

Gradually, the whirlwind of religion is pushing Nigeria towards the point of no return. When the incumbent president, General Buhari, said in early 2015...
petroleum products smuggling persists

Petroleum products smuggling and regulatory gaps

By Oghenegare Eyankware Since the inception of oil and gas exploration and production in Nigeria, there has been lack of availability of reliable data of...
Pantami asked to resign in Reps

OPINION: Why Pantami must go

Nobody is denying that Isa Ali Pantami, Nigeria’s minister of communications and digital economy has been a terrorist sympathiser, who at least aided and...
Senate on psychiatric hospitals

OPINION: Oloriegbe got it wrong on covid-19 committee

By Edwin Uhara Following the successful transition of the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 to a Presidential Steering Committee on Covid-19, I have come across several...
Judiciary and public interest litigation

PUBLIC LITIGATION: Of mixed consequences

By Sesugh Akume   One other beautiful thing about public interest litigation is whichever direction the judgement goes, the litigant nay the public never really loses,...
Jaye Gaskia writes on citizens response to policies

Citizens awareness, evaluation of government policies

By Jaye Gaskia Setting the context I have been invited to make a presentation on “An evaluation of citizens awareness on current key government policies”, but...
clean water access is not a luxury

OPINION: Meeting commitments on clean water

By Dumebi Oduah What does water mean to you? This was the question asked on March 22nd as the world celebrated World Water Day. The...
Ekweremadu on new constitution

CONSTITUTION: Ways to get a new document

By Ike Ekweremadu   Introduction  It is my pleasure to be here and to be part of this capacity-building programme for the Research Fellows of the National...