Evelyn Okakwu and Dapo Olorunyomi of Premium Times after being released by Nigerian authorities last night

Free press under siege in Nigeria: An Open Letter to President Muhammadu Buhari

 Following the recent upsurge in arrest and harassment of journalists in Nigeria, some Nigerian activitists and active citizens penned a much needed open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari. The text is presented below unedited. Dear President Muhammadu Buhari, We are writing to express our deep concern over what appears to be an increase in harassment […]



Ukachi Chukwu: Trump’s Presidency And Nigeria

 The day is finally here. In less than 18 hours, billionaire business man, Donald J. Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of United States. He will be succeeding the charismatic, first black President of the United States, Barack Obama, who is leaving office as America’s 3rd most loved President. A year ago, […]

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Akin Rotimi: Two Transitions And A Dog’s Bad Name

 This is a historic week in the world as far as democratic transitions are concerned. On Friday, January 20, 2017, President Barack Obama would be handing over as President of the United States of America to Donald Trump, the maverick businessman turned politician who won the 58th quadrennial American presidential election. Africa is also scheduled to […]