Fisayo Soyombo

Fisayo Soyombo

Fisayo Soyombo was the pioneer editor of Nigerian online newspaper TheCable.

Nigeria

Buhari's unconvincing return from medical leave

Nigeria deserves a substantive president - not just in name but also in practice.

Buhari's unconvincing return from medical leave

Nigeria

Is Nigeria on the brink of another civil war?

On the 50th anniversary of its bloody civil war, Nigeria is struggling to prevent another.

Is Nigeria on the brink of another civil war?

Nigeria

Why Buhari will not rid Nigeria of corruption

Nigerian president's war against corruption will yield a betwixt-and-between result: so much action, minimal solution.

Why Buhari will not rid Nigeria of corruption

Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari's 'inconclusive' medical vacation

Buhari's unclear health situation rings alarm bells for Nigeria's future.

Muhammadu Buhari's 'inconclusive' medical vacation

War & Conflict

One year ago, Buhari promised to change Nigeria

No Nigerian leader, democratic or dictatorial, has ever succeeded in delivering socioeconomic prosperity to the masses.

One year ago, Buhari promised to change Nigeria

War & Conflict

Boko Haram has lost its fearsomeness

It may be premature to label Boko Haram as defeated but it is surely decimated.

Boko Haram has lost its fearsomeness

Humanitarian crises

The plunder of West Africa Ebola funds

The much-vaunted rebuilding of livelihoods ruined by Ebola is far from happening.

The plunder of West Africa Ebola funds

War & Conflict

They're back: Boko Haram's return under Buhari

In less than three months of Buhari's reign, the gory era of terrorism is back in Nigeria.

They're back: Boko Haram's return under Buhari

Politics

How will Nigeria fare under Buhari?

The heart-warming news is that Nigerians will have a government that will be genuinely trying to meet their needs.

How will Nigeria fare under Buhari?

Africa

South Africans have never really wanted Nigerians

The Nigerian government simply has to make Nigeria more attractive to Nigerians.

South Africans have never really wanted Nigerians

Africa

Buhari the winner, Jega the hero

Buhari is the first man to overthrow - by the ballot - a sitting Nigerian president.

Buhari the winner, Jega the hero

Politics

Goodluck Jonathan hopes it will be 2011 all over again

This may well be Nigeria's closest presidential election ever.

Goodluck Jonathan hopes it will be 2011 all over again