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Ensconced in this vicious state of corruption and impunity, a concerted effort at all levels of governance in a truly federal system is a sine qua non for effective curtailment of the monster in Nigeria. Francis Fukuyama, x-raying the Nigerian state, identified two deficits: “lack of strong modern and...

Ensconced in this vicious state of corruption and impunity, a concerted effort at all levels of governance in a truly federal system is a sine qua non for effective curtailment of the monster in Nigeria. Francis Fukuyama, x-raying the Nigerian state, identified two deficits: “lack of strong modern and capable state and absence of therule of law that provides property...

The fact that all the symptoms of corruption in the oil industry continue to resist the change intervention of President Muhammad Buhari through the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu should be a source of concern to us all. Not only is the old status quo resisting change, it is also fighting efforts at reforms and the anti-corruption campaign. The intractable...

Today’s scheduled resumption of the trial of the President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal undoubtedly affirms the present administration’s mantra that no one is above the law. However, the political drama that shadowed the emergence of Saraki as the country’s number three citizen also paints the matter of politics as an issue...