9 April 2021

Higher Education and National Development: The Nigerian Context

The last few years have witnessed a renewed interest in the social impact of higher education. Recent discoveries have suggested that higher institutions play a huge […]
8 April 2021

Accountability and Transparency: Ideal Pillars of Good Governance

Without doubt, good governance is equivalent to accountability and transparency, as an effective and efficient democratic system relies hugely on transparency and accountability.   In essence, transparent […]
30 March 2021

Security Vote as a Recipe for Corruption in Nigeria 

By Omidiji Olamilekan Qayum Public fund misappropriation in disguise of enhancing national security has unfortunately become a growing culture. Even though what is meant by national […]
23 March 2021

The Role Of Free Press In Achieving Good Governance In Nigeria

The Press is recognisably the fourth estate of the realm and the watchdog of the people. Beyond the functions of information dissemination, the press has the […]
19 March 2021

Fueling Nigeria’s future through investment in youths

By Omidiji Olamilekan Qayum The general belief is that a rising population of youth should stimulate economic and national development. While this may be true, it […]
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

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 […]