Fisayo Soyombo

Fisayo Soyombo

Fisayo Soyombo is a Nigerian writer and former pioneer editor of Nigerian online newspaper TheCable.

Nigeria

What will Nigeria look like in Buhari's second coming?

Will the incumbent manage to fulfil his election campaign promises?

What will Nigeria look like in Buhari's second coming?

Africa

Why can't Nigeria get its election timetable right?

It was not just bad weather and arson that delayed the Nigerian election.

Why can't Nigeria get its election timetable right?

Nigeria

Nigeria elections: Caught between the devil and the deep blue sea

On Saturday, Nigerians will be forced to choose the lesser of the two evils once again.

Nigeria elections: Caught between the devil and the deep blue sea

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

Africa

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?