17 March 2021

Freedom of expression, assembly amidst vicious clampdowns on protesters

Following Nigeria’s transition to civilian rule in 1999, improvements in freedom of expression and civil liberties were considered the shift’s immediate gains. Even though only little […]
17 March 2021

Access to information and its constraints in Nigeria

Access to information is vital to enable citizens to lend their voices, effectively keep the government on track, and dialogue critical decisions that affect their well […]
17 March 2021

The under-utilisation of Freedom of Information Act in Nigeria: A panacea

Despite the rigours and rigmarole undertaken to get the bill passed and signed into law, the Freedom of Information Act has since passage suffered gross under-utilisation […]
17 March 2021

Importance of Local Government Autonomy

Many difficulties face local government in the 21st century: delivering administrations; absence of account; overseeing staff; engaging residents; making new partnerships, and quickly advancing technology and […]
17 March 2021

Nigeria’s Unemployment Rate

For this week’s #DataOfTheWeek, we dwelled into the report on Nigeria’s unemployment rate. We aim to give insights into the growing rate of unemployment and Underemployment […]
17 March 2021

Nigeria’s educational mess: 4 ways to fix it

The significance of education in any nation can never be overstated. Education is considered a fundamental human right; it is one of the primary conditions to […]
17 March 2021

The Worrisome state of Nigerian roads

Nigeria’s road organisation, the arrangement of roads that connects the whole nation, extends to 193,200km. Of this, barely 28,980km (15%) is paved. Compared to 80% in […]
16 March 2021

How have social movements fared in Nigeria?

At its core, a social movement is often coordinated in sustained opposition and conversation sequences, conceived to change existing dynamics and power structures. A social movement […]
16 March 2021

Growing unemployment rate: What are the government’s interventions?

Yearly, the number of graduates from higher institutions increases, many of whom hoped to get good jobs to cater to basic needs. The hopes of these […]