Vote Buying: The Public And Government Implications by Mustapha Sa’eed

Before sinking into this tremendous topic and emotional discourse, let me make this clear: I do not belong to the school of thought which says, 'collect the politician's money and vote for your choice'. In fact, I am truly an advocate against such a flawed and pejorative thought. To me, instead, tell them to keep … Continue reading Vote Buying: The Public And Government Implications by Mustapha Sa’eed

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‘An Account of the Gombe Youth Town Hall Meeting’ by Mustapha Sa’eed

On 26th September 2018, young people from the civil society, political parties and representatives of government agencies in Gombe State were hosted to a town hall meeting I convened to make a case for youth participation and inclusive governance for development in Nigeria.   Tagged #GombeYouthTownHall on social media, the project is supported by Youth … Continue reading ‘An Account of the Gombe Youth Town Hall Meeting’ by Mustapha Sa’eed

Maiden Arewa Tech Talk: The Abuja Edition

"I was also thrilled to be opportune to make a comment as usual at the feat, and I started by acknowledging the technology gap we have to fill and concluded that the ubiquitous birth of tech startups like Verdent Agritech is the future for Arewa version of the Nigerian Silicon Valley we dream of. I … Continue reading Maiden Arewa Tech Talk: The Abuja Edition

“I Have a Dream For Africa” by Mustapha Sa’eed

After watching the blockbuster movie; Black Panther, the city of Wakanda would appeal to many of us who dream of an ideal Africa. Of course, the color and population density were the realest depiction of how the dream smart African city should look like, the city was never-the-less far-fetched. With its perfect transport system and … Continue reading “I Have a Dream For Africa” by Mustapha Sa’eed

Senators’ Jumbo Allowance: Are We Really Ready For The Change?

Forget about the big things; so let us talk about the small things says AfroBeat singer Tecno. The small pot holes on our roads are issues we have financial ability to tackle in weeks. In fact, we can increase the funds and strengthen the supervision required for maintaining the condition of our roads. But poor condition of roads is just … Continue reading Senators’ Jumbo Allowance: Are We Really Ready For The Change?

U.S ELECTION – ‘WHAT YOU MAY WANT TO KNOW’ by Mustapha Sa’eed

It’s now less than a week until more than 300million Americans will be queuing at the polling booths to vote for the 45th President of the United States (POTUS) – a system which emerged in the last 240 years. The U.S has an advanced democracy; one which requires some homegrown explanations to everyday Africans and … Continue reading U.S ELECTION – ‘WHAT YOU MAY WANT TO KNOW’ by Mustapha Sa’eed

What Is This ‘EU’ and How Would ‘BREXIT’ Impact Nigeria? – ‘An eye opener’ by Mustapha Sa’eed

EU means European Union, it was founded after the 2nd World War to foster trade relations between European countries. The widely held view was that if countries engaged in trade, they'll hardly go into war. Six countries namely Luxembourg, West Germany, Belgium, Italy, France and The Netherlands established the EU initially as the European Economic … Continue reading What Is This ‘EU’ and How Would ‘BREXIT’ Impact Nigeria? – ‘An eye opener’ by Mustapha Sa’eed