Author: Nicholas Ibekwe
2016 WPI FellowDeputy head of investigations, Premium Times
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by Nicholas Ibekwe | Sep 26, 2016 | UncategorizedMany Africans who haven’t been to the United States or closely followed its elections will perhaps paint a utopia if asked to describe the country’s electoral system. Why not? The US has marketed itself as the greatest democracy in the world. Africans...
by Nicholas Ibekwe | Sep 11, 2016 | UncategorizedUnlike the United States government, which releases travel advisories for its citizens, in mostly Third World countries, the Nigerian government rarely wastes time penning such “nonsense”. At least, I can’t remember reading one in my life time. The...
Lessons from Ely: Why Nigeria should not neglect environmental concerns as it kick-starts exploration of solid minerals
by Nicholas Ibekwe | Aug 28, 2016 | UncategorizedThe trip to Ely, Minnesota was my first encounter to with rural America. To be honest, I had not had much of an encounter with America itself. I had only arrived the country the first time just over a week ago. And my encounter had been mostly limited to the...
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Nice to see Al-Jazeera picked up some of my @dpa_intl report this morning over the #TRESemme furore here in #SouthAfrica https://twitter.com/AJEnglish/status/1302951892931182592