10 things to know about Osun governorship election

It is barely a week to the gubernatorial election in Osun State. The election is expected by many to be a close contest between five leading candidates though there are 48 candidates in the election, including four women. Several crisis trailed the conduct of primary elections in different political parties, for instance, the Social Democratic […]

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Charter on Democracy and Governance will help Nigeria

Charter on Democracy and Governance will help Nigeria   Unarguably, democracy and good governance go hand in hand to achieve justice and equity for the citizens. In spite of this, observers note with concern that good governance seems to be eluding African countries, including Nigeria occasioned by endemic corruption, among other malpractices. In a bid […]

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How Buhari’s PFI programme boosts fertiliser supply for farming in Nigeria

How Buhari’s PFI programme boosts fertiliser supply for farming in Nigeria   Ogbonnaya Chukwu, the general manager, Ebonyi State Fertiliser and Chemical Company Limited (EFCCL) sat behind a busy desk in his scantily-furnished office as he spoke glowingly about the Presidential Fertiliser Initiative while a generator coughed outside. “Last year the company joined the Presidential […]

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MISSION D’OBSERVATION ELECTORALE DE L’UNION AFRICAINE POUR L’ELECTION PRESIDENTIELLE DU MALIEN 2018 DECLARATION PRELIMINAIRE Sur l’observation du 2ème TOUR

MISSION D’OBSERVATION ELECTORALE DE L’UNION AFRICAINE POUR L’ELECTION PRESIDENTIELLE DU MALIEN 2018 DECLARATION PRELIMINAIRE Sur l’observation du 2ème TOUR   INTRODUCTION 1. Le 12 août 2018, les électeurs maliens étaient appelés aux urnes pour le deuxième tour de l’élection du Président de la République. Cette élection qui met en lice les deux candidats arrivés en […]

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Why are anti-corruption success stories still the exception?

Why are anti-corruption success stories still the exception?   After decades of fighting corruption, measured by hundreds of new (or renewed) commitments, institutions and laws, as well as by millions of euros spent, success stories are still the exception, not the norm. This raises the question, what does and does not work in fighting corruption? […]

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