On the 28th of March 2015, 28,587,564 Nigerians voted largely peacefully and meticulously. Muhammadu Buhari, the now president-elect won the 2015 vote by 2, 571, 759 votes with 15, 424, 921 votes cast in his favour. Outgoing president Goodluck Johnathan received a mere 12, 853, 162 votes. Of the 67,422, 005 registered voters, a paltry … More Refusing to Vote in Nigeria’s Elections.
The average sergeant’s pay rests at a reported NGN 48,000, which at a generous exchange range of NGN200 to the US dollar, amounts to an unbelievable USD240 per month. A few weeks ago, I had the misfortune of finding myself in need of the services of one of Kenya’s state bureaucracies. The officious lady at … More It’s About Security, Stupid.