Alone Among the Animals: Free Speech and Nigeria’s National Assembly

“We will always know what justice looks like, whether or not the Nigerian Senate takes seriously its obligations to make laws that enable justice to be served.” There is a no more misused and misunderstood line from political philosophy than that “man is by nature a political animal.” Aristotle did not mean that human beings … More Alone Among the Animals: Free Speech and Nigeria’s National Assembly

Missing PVCs, Moved Election Dates, and the Transformative Power of Inky Thumbs.

On February 6, the news arrived that the Council of State had rejected current President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan’s request for the postponement of Nigeria’s elections from the 14th and 28th of February, 2015 to the 28th of March, 2015. On the 8th of February, some of us either went to sleep or woke up with … More Missing PVCs, Moved Election Dates, and the Transformative Power of Inky Thumbs.