Joachim MacEbong

Joachim MacEbong

Communications professional

Bio

Joachim is a graduate of Media and Communication from Pan-Atlantic University's School of Media and Communication, Lagos. He is the senior governance analyst at Stears.

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Why Nigeria's Middle Belt can predict its next President

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23 NOV 2022

Why Nigeria's Middle Belt can predict its next President

The North-Central tends to vote for the winner of the presidential election. Will this continue?

70% of Nigerian lawmakers serve a single term, why’s that?

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08 NOV 2022

70% of Nigerian lawmakers serve a single term, why’s that?

Every four years, around 70% of legislators lose their seats. We unpack why this isn't good for the country.

Why political party ‘structure’ matters in Nigeria

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21 OCT 2022

Why political party ‘structure’ matters in Nigeria

The Labour Party has gathered momentum for 2023 elections, but Nigeria's two-party duopoly will take some stopping.

SARS vs the People: Why police reform has been delayed

Governance - 13 OCT 2020

SARS vs the People: Why police reform has been delayed

Why police reforms remain a long shot in Nigeria.

Latest updates in Nigeria's political transfer window

Governance - 26 JUL 2018

Latest updates in Nigeria's political transfer window

Do recent defections betray the lack of organising principles by our political parties?

The Wrong Medicine: Nigeria's addiction to bans

Governance - 17 MAY 2018

The Wrong Medicine: Nigeria's addiction to bans

There is a well-trodden path of failed drug bans. Nigeria should avoid it

Mo' government, Mo' problems

Governance - 09 MAR 2018

Mo' government, Mo' problems

Why restructuring might answer the growing problem that is the Federal Government

Herdsmen on Rampage: Follow the Money

Governance - 23 JAN 2018

Herdsmen on Rampage: Follow the Money

Is the violence between farmers and herdsmen about economics?

Teacher, Don't Teach Me Nonsense

Governance - 09 NOV 2017

Teacher, Don't Teach Me Nonsense

Nasir El-Rufai is the latest governor to attempt to improve teacher quality. Will he succeed?

Time to End The Corruption Denial

Governance - 22 SEP 2017

Time to End The Corruption Denial

Nigeria's law enforcement institutions should confront the reality of corruption and tackle it.