Thursday, December 2, 2021


Chidi Anselm Odinkalu, a lawyer, is co-convener of Nigeria Mourns. He writes in his personal capacity.
November 15, 2021

BVAS can end electoral fraud, but INEC must first address its glitches

A situation in which BVAS can only be deployed in southern Nigeria in 2023 but not in the north will be rather problematic.

Bi-Modal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS)
November 8, 2021

Six takeaways from #AnambraDecides

All politics may be local but effective local politics is personal.

November 1, 2021

As Anambra confronts an organised crime family

While Andy Uba’s elder brother, Ugochukwu, was busy finagling his way to the Senate by buying judges, his younger brother, Chris, was procuring a rigged outcome in 2003 elections.

Andy and Chris Uba
October 18, 2021

Ken Nnamani, the man who sold his conscience

It would have been more forgivable if Ken had the courage of his convictions to proclaim his conversion.

Ken Nnamani
August 30, 2021

Nigerian law supports right to self-defence; communities should exercise it

Even if these legal provisions did not exist, communities endangered by the kind of ongoing carnage in Nigeria would be justified in morality to exercise legitimate self-defence.

Buhari and bandits
July 30, 2021

Resolving Nigeria’s population-productivity-insecurity problem

As long as the dominant politicians choose to weaponise demographics without a plan for investing in productivity, for so long shall Nigeria know little peace.

January 18, 2021

Folarin Olawale Shyllon, July 23, 1940 – January 13, 2021

A lawyer by profession, his scholarship was steeped in humanist, Pan-African ideas.

Folarin Shyllon
September 26, 2020

Madu-abu-chi – Ernest Ojukwu and Destiny Foretold

While it is indeed true that madu-abu-chi, it is also the case that no one authors their destiny all by themselves.

Ernest Maduauchi Ojukwu