Latest posts by Nwachukwu Egbunike
30 January 2016
"Dear The Economist, I am of the deeply considered opinion that you owe President Jonathan and Nigeria an apology..."
2 September 2015
"Buhari now says that campaign commitments made by his party were not made by him... For a President elected on a platform of integrity, this is duplicitous. It is unacceptable."
6 August 2015
Dining hall prefects in Nigerian secondary schools have a reputation of being 'well fed', with a propensity to 'sell' the food meant for feeding fellow students.
3 August 2015
Sanna Camara fled his home country in the face of legal challenges and death threats after he published a series of stories on human trafficking in The Gambia.
2 July 2015
23 June 2015
One of the reasons attributed to the support enjoyed by Muhammadu Buhari’s re-branding and eventual ascendancy to the presidency was his social media strategy.
11 June 2015
Nigeria might be a developing nation, but she's got a great female football team. The team, ranked at 33rd in the world, drew 3-3 with 5th-ranked Sweden.
5 June 2015
In the words of Wole Soyinka, “books and all forms of writing are terror to those who wish to suppress the truth.” Befequadu is in jail because he writes.
7 April 2015
5 April 2015
10 February 2015
#EkitiGate is the name given to a scandal involving audio recordings purported to show how some politicians and soldiers rigged the 2014 governorship elections in Ekiti State, Nigeria.
5 February 2015
Former Governor of Nigeria's Central Bank Charles Chukwuma Soludo recently sparked a war of words by criticizing the lack of “issue based debate” by the two presidential candidates.
4 February 2015
The main opposition candidate for Nigeria's presidential election, former military dictator and retired General Muhammadu Buhari, recently declined participating in a presidential debate.
16 January 2015
Is it because of Western media's skewed news priorities? The Nigerian government's own tight-lipped response? Local Nigerian media's ineptitude? The answer is all three, argues Nwachukwu Egbunike.
14 January 2015
Those politicians who have responded to the massacre are busy quibbling over the death toll, which ranges from 150 to 2,000 people. Netizens are furious.
30 October 2014
Iyad El-Baghdadi, who played a key role in social media activism around the Arab uprisings, was deported from the UAE April. Until last week, little was known of his fate.
20 October 2014
GV's Nwachukwu Egbunike catches up with Tony Iribor, who curates a new weekly production on Twitter called "Nigeria — the Twitter Round Up."