Nigeria 2023: Does US visa restrictions matter?

The visa restriction imposed on specific and unnamed Nigerian citizens by the Biden administration is a symbolic demonstration of the United States’ commitment to supporting and advancing democracy in Nigeria.  According to the US Secretary of State, Tony Blinken, the affected individuals are believed to be engaged in actions capable of undermining the democratic process […]

2023: Nigeria’s Obama Moment?

By Uchenna Ekwo When the late Ted Kennedy, the influential Democratic US Senator from Massachusetts endorsed the relatively unknown  and young Barack Obama over a superior name brand – Hillary Clinton,  he changed the course of the 2008 US presidential election.  In his fiery speech that late January, 2008 at the American University,  Kennedy said […]