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  • Lekki Tollgate: In the Name of Reconciliation, the Truth Must Come Out

    At the Lekki toll gate, officers of the Nigerian army shot, injured and killed unarmed helpless and defenseless protesters, without…

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  • One year after #EndSARS Nigeria remains “ungovernable” and “abysmal” on transparency

    In October 2020 the eyes of the World were on Nigeria as the #EndSARS protests – the largest anti-government protests…

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  • Nigerians may not object to internet shutdowns to stop kidnapping. But did we object to SARS being set up to stop robbery?

    No-one would object to the government doing everything in its power to stop the kidnapping gangs terrorising Nigeria’s northern regions…

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  • Digital Democracy: NASS Playing Donkey Business with Electronic Transfer of Votes

      There seems to be a lot of donkey business in the National Assembly this week. Firstly a constitutional debate…

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  • The only thing worse than a ban on Twitter is a ban on Twitter that doesn’t work!

    This decision has clearly been taken because the government thinks Twitter is being used to make it look bad. But…

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  • Nigeria is falling apart! How are we going to fix it?

    The 2023 election may feel like a long way off, but the battle to succeed President Buhari is already underway.…

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  • A nation that only exists on paper? Osinbajo is right – leaders must speak up in the name of unity if Nigeria is to endure

      I am almost as old as Nigeria itself – and in all my time on Earth I have never…

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  • 1 in 4 Nigerians don’t trust the government to save their lives. And that’s a problem

    Nigeria’s rollout of the coronavirus vaccine had begun – and almost 300,000 of us are already considerably safer as a…

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  • Uganda elections 2021: Facebook shuts government-linked accounts

    Facebook has shut down accounts it says are linked to the Ugandan government, only days before elections for a new…

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  • 2023 elections and danger of ‘deepfake’ technology to Nigerian democracy

    In 2018, Nigeria suffered international embarrassment when President Muhammadu Buhari was forced to deny online claims that he had died…

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