Nwamaka Ogbonna

Politics. Economics. International Development



Nigeria’s 2019 elections – Five ways to be an informed voter!!

Election season in Nigeria is here again! To be honest, it's a little hard to believe that President Buhari's 4-year administration will soon elapse because I remember vividly the day he was elected. There was so much hope and expectations... Continue Reading →


Democracy day in Nigeria: 18 Years Later, To What Extent Has it Delivered on its Promise?

  I was 6 years old when Nigeria's last 'strong man' General Sanni Abacha died, as young as I was then, I still have vivid memories of the day of his death. I was sitting with my dad when the news broke... Continue Reading →

What to expect from Ghana’s new President, Nana Akufo-Addo

On Saturday 7th January, 2016, Ghana inaugurated Nana Akufo- Addo as its new President. Our guest contributor, Roland B- Johnson, provides us with an analysis of why John Mahama (the immediate past President) lost the election. He also examines the... Continue Reading →

The US elections and the future of neoliberal democracy in the west.

I usually don't discuss American politics on this blog but I can't help but talk about this election as it is very personal. I can not for the life of me believe that Donald Trump is the President of the... Continue Reading →

Once again a man is set to head the United Nations.

Antonio Guterres (yet another man) is set to become the next and 9th UN secretary General; his nomination was recently confirmed by the General Assembly. I received the news with great disappointment as all along I had hoped that one of the... Continue Reading →

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