Tag Archive: politics

Executive Impunity and Rascality

Nigeria is a country that seems to be in perpetual crisis primarily due to lack of adherence to the rule of law by various branches of government and rampant corruption. President Buhari was elected to office on condition that he will fight corruption and restore discipline in the country. The bitter truth is that there …

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President Buhari’s one Year in Office

It is too early in the life of president Buhari’s administration to judge whether it will be a successful administration or not. The most important thing in the life of a new administration is to analyze policies already in place to see if the government is laying a solid foundation for the future of the …

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Party Supremacy is a Bad Idea Mr. President

In a meeting of the National Executive committee of the ruling party, All Progressive Congress (APC) yesterday, July 2 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari told APC lawmakers to accept party’s superiority over the national Assembly rules. The plea to his party members supposedly for the interest of peace in his party is bad omen for Nigerian …

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Hardball Politics at the National Assembly

A political hardball took place at the inauguration of the 8th national Assembly on June 6, 2015. The opposition party, People Democratic Party (PDP) senators connived with few senators from the ruling party, All Progressive Congress (APC) to elect the senate president and deputy senate president favored by the opposition party against senators chosen by …

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Presidential Campaign: All Talk and No Beef so Far

Presidential campaign in Nigeria so far has been characterized by generalities and verbal bomb throwing between the handlers and operatives of the presidential candidates of the two major political parties that has a realistic chance of winning the upcoming presidential election scheduled to take place on February 14, 2015. The two major political parties are …

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