Tag Archive: democracy

Looming Dangers: Sharia, Immunity and War on Corruption

It is fair to say that 80 percent of Nigerian problems are man-made. When some problems are on their way to been solved, some Nigerians starts digging another costly hole for the country. They are two important issues that are making their way quietly in the National Assembly. The first is Sharia amendment and the …

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Blast from the Past

one would think that Nigerian presidents has learned to obey court orders after over 16 years of uninterrupted democratic rule. Former president Obasanjo was an expert in disobeying court orders which almost ruined Nigerian nascent democracy during his tenure. Late President Yar’Adua quickly put an end to his over-the-top insanity when he assumed office. He …

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Arrest and Detention of Nnamdi Kalu

Agitation for reconstitution of defunct Biafra Republic has been going on for years now but seem to have picked up steam after the arrest and detention of Nnamdi Kalu. Biafran cause was initially championed by the Movement for the sovereign state of Biafra (MASSOB). Recently a new group, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) headed by …

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Argument For Preservation of Multi-Party System

They have been numerous debates about making Nigeria a two party state by fiat or through legislation instead of allowing two strong political parties to gradually emerge through democratic process. The proponent of two party system have repeatedly argued that it will curtail religious, ethnic, political and social divide in Nigeria. Proponents further argues that …

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Governor Nyako’s Impeachment: Bad Omen for Nigeria

Impeachment of a governor or president is a constutional and civilized way to send a powerful message to sitting governors and presidents who violate their oath of office or engage in gross misconduct while in office. Impeachment is a good way for democracy to cleanse itself. However, more harm than good will be done to …

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