The Assassination of Haiti’s President By Edwidge Danticat

Jovenel Moïse’s family deserves justice for his horrific killing. So do all of the Haitian families who suffered during his rule. During the final moments of his life, the Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was as abandoned and unprotected as Haiti’s most vulnerable citizens. Moïse was shot dead, in the early-morning hours of July 7th, in …

Basket of Deplorables by Shaka Momodu

Prince Uche Secondus The political stakes as the 2023 general election draws near are almost unimaginable – all the more so because of the overlapping and complementary vulnerabilities of the two leading political parties – accentuated by the public perception of them as essentially Siamese twins. But one is gaining ground, the other is losing. …

NYSC and the Kemi Adeosun case, By Reuben Abati

There is the argument that the court did not address the issue of certificate forgery, which was the basis for Mrs Adeosun’s resignation in the first place Kemi Adeosun What has been offered is a technical, Constitutional interpretation of what the law says with regard to participation in the National Youth Service Corps Scheme of …

Benin artefacts: Governor Obaseki will continue to engage His Royal Majesty to secure final return by Osarodion Ogie Esq Secretary to the Edo State Government

Oba of Benin The attention of the Edo State Government (EDSG) has been drawn to the widely publicized media statement issued by the Palace of His Royal Majesty, Omo N'Oba N'Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II. It is concerning that the statement appears to have created the impression that there is a …

By imprisoning a former president, the country has set an example for constitutional democracies across the world. By Eusebius McKaiser

Former President Jacob Zuma Just before midnight on July 7, a previously unthinkable event took place in South Africa. Former President Jacob Zuma was taken into custody by South African police at his rural homestead in Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal, and transported to a prison within the province where he started a 15-month sentence as legal punishment …