Africa's old guard is being swept by change

GOVERNANCE - 20 FEB 2018

Africa's old guard is being swept by change

The recent changes on the continent point to the development of the modern African nation

Afolabi Adekaiyaoja

Nigerians do not trust Government

GOVERNANCE - 06 FEB 2018

Nigerians do not trust Government

The government struggles to push through difficult policy options because the population does not trust it.

The 37th Governor

GOVERNANCE - 02 FEB 2018

The 37th Governor

One of the most important decisions Nigerians are voting for in 2019, even if they don't know it

Afolabi Adekaiyaoja

Why Your Vote is Incomplete

GOVERNANCE - 30 JAN 2018

Why Your Vote is Incomplete

If Nigerian voters choose not to educate themselves, should they be voting?

Timeyin Preston Ideh

Herdsmen on Rampage: Follow the Money

GOVERNANCE - 23 JAN 2018

Herdsmen on Rampage: Follow the Money

Is the violence between farmers and herdsmen about economics?

Joachim MacEbong

Who Needs Traditional Rulers?

GOVERNANCE - 18 JAN 2018

Who Needs Traditional Rulers?

We take a look at two opposing perspectives on the roles of traditional rulers in Nigeria.

Timeyin Preston Ideh

GOVERNANCE - 15 JAN 2018

In Memoriam

What does the Armed Forces Day actually remember?

Afolabi Adekaiyaoja

GOVERNANCE - 11 JAN 2018

2018 is NOT an Election Year

Nigerian elections may be necessary, but do not quite benefit the average man.

Timeyin Preston Ideh

ECONOMY - 07 JAN 2018

2018 from the Cynics

The Stears Writers take a look at what 2018 could look like if the worst case scenarios play out

Editorial Board

ECONOMY - 29 DEC 2017

Stears Business Top Ten Stories of 2017

The articles which most caught our readers’ attention in 2017.

Editorial Board

Nigeria is for Sale

GOVERNANCE - 22 DEC 2017

Nigeria is for Sale

The price of poverty is higher in a country where everything is for sale.

Kitan Williams

Free education or quality education?

GOVERNANCE - 12 DEC 2017

Free education or quality education?

Governments and donor agencies are promoting free primary education at the expense of quality.

Arthur Etim

On the 2019 Ballot

GOVERNANCE - 05 DEC 2017

On the 2019 Ballot

Anambra helped kick off the 2019 election season. How can we use its story to predict 2019?

Afolabi Adekaiyaoja

Another Record Nigerian Budget

GOVERNANCE - 14 NOV 2017

Another Record Nigerian Budget

Buhari has presented his third budget. We analyse the process, drawbacks and promises for 2018.

Afolabi Adekaiyaoja

Teacher, Don't Teach Me Nonsense

GOVERNANCE - 09 NOV 2017

Teacher, Don't Teach Me Nonsense

Nasir El-Rufai is the latest governor to attempt to improve teacher quality. Will he succeed?

Joachim MacEbong

Does the Nigerian Constitution allow secession?

GOVERNANCE - 08 NOV 2017

Does the Nigerian Constitution allow secession?

We look at whether Nigeria's Constitution presents a peaceful response to Biafran agitations.

Afolabi Adekaiyaoja

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