Recently during the Social Action organised National Pro-Democracy Summit in conjunction with CISLAC & AFRICMIL, the question of 1998 and what transpired was raised again. Let us be clear, I am in agreement that the year 1998 was historically decisive and laid the foundation for the 4th Republic inaugurated a yearRead More
When the presiding officer of the Upper Area Court, Karu, Hon. Abdullah Yusuf Baba remanded me for the second time in Keffi Medium Security Prison in a pure civil matter, I lost absolute confidence in the judicial system of Nigeria, especially the sharia law. My confusion and frustration stem fromRead More
The Nyanya Road Massacre: What are the Linkages and Lessons for the 6th November 2018 General Strike?
By Comrade Ogbu Alexander Ameh Author of In The Struggle and Convener Generation for Change Africa Initiative GFCAI On Monday, 29th October 2018 certain segments of the security forces massacred at least 39 people at the army road block on the road from Nyanya to Abuja. A peaceful, unarmed demonstration ofRead More
Nigeria has untold potential. It may be easy to dismiss this statement as familiar rhetoric, but fundamentally as a nation we have the opportunity to transform elevated growth rate into sustainable economic development. And going by our huge population and markets size, the full economic development potential of Nigeria isRead More
High Level of Underdevelopment and Poverty in Nigeria Due To Elites Conspiracy against Chapter Two of the Nigerian Constitution
It is no longer news that the pre and post- Independence Nigerian intellectuals and intelligentsias were divided along the ideological divide occasioned by the rage of Cold-War between Europe, the USA and the then Soviet Union. The brutal onslaught of capitalism globally often manifested in deadly wars and economic imperialismRead More
Once again, workers all over Nigeria will commemorate the May Day along with workers all over the world. We will throng to the Eagle Square in Abuja for the national celebration by Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress, while in all the states of the federation, state councils ofRead More