Ebenezer Obadare

Whither Political Freedoms in Africa?

When it comes to civil liberties in Africa, Western governments and institutions must put their…

Gender Freeze

For Nigerian women, gender equality remains a bridge too far as increased social influence fails…

Obi Goes for Broke

Whether he wins the presidency or not, Peter Obi has already changed the course of…

Abubakar’s Endgame

For Nigeria’s serial presidential candidate, familiarity is both strength and disadvantage

Tinubu’s Challenge

At a moment of deep generational fracture, the political opposition would seem to be the…

A Christmas Day Killing in Lagos

Fatal shooting of Lagos lawyer by police refreshes clamor for law enforcement reform in Nigeria

Putting African Aspirations First

African aspirations, not African leaders, should be the focus of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

The Uses of Parody

When conventional tools of resistance have failed or been compromised, humor has been a weapon…

Fathers and Sons

A looming crisis of succession in several African countries indicates a troubling persistence of ego-driven…

The Great Climate Justice Blackmail

World leaders should rebuff Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s attempt at moral intimidation