• Can We Expand The Debate On Appointments Beyond Ethnicity?

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    Nigerians care about balanced ethnic and religious representation. It is enshrined in in the 1999 Constitution as Federal Character but the concept has been around in practice and policy since independence. This delicate balance of ensuring fair representation is so consuming that apparently past prime ministers and secretaries to the federal government have been known…

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  • Finding Our Fishhooks

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    Dear young Nigerians, I am honoured to celebrate International Youth Day with you. The theme for 2015, Civic Engagement, resonates with the Vice President and I for the roles that millions of you played during the last general elections.  Civic engagement is at the heart of what it means to be a citizen and today…

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