Imperatives of returning to the negotiation table

 

Eze Onyekpere; censoj@gmail.com; 08127235995

Nigeria is currently witnessing all types of avoidable agitations. Incidentally, most of these agitations are not new. They have been with us for so long; although some have mutated to become dominant in the political and economic discourse. In the political sphere, we have the call for self-determination in the South-East, an offshoot of the Biafra struggle; the relatively muted silence of the Niger Delta; the resurgent Boko Haram terrorism (more…)

Going Back To The Negotiation Table

By Eze Onyekpere

The country is witnessing all types of avoidable agitations. Most of these agitations are not new. They have been with us for so long; although some have mutated to become dominant in the political and economic discourse. In the political sphere, we have the call for self-determination in the South-East, an offshoot of the Biafra struggle; the relatively muted silence of the Niger Delta; the resurgent Boko Haram terrorism and Fulani herdsmen and farmers wrangles. In hushed (more…)

The Buhari economic scorecard (2)

By Eze Onyekpere

President Muhammadu Buhari was elected on a promise of increased transparency and accountability. However, the details of all statutory transfers are still secret two years into the life of the administration. The only one that has just been opened is the vote of the National Assembly and the opening was a product of increased civil society agitation for the federal lawmakers to be more transparent. Nothing has been done by the administration to open up the votes of the (more…)