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IGP Idris Is A Threat To Our Democracy

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  Viewpoint  /  No Comments

Fredrick Nwabufo   Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), should have been given the boot the next day after he assumed office. That he has stayed this long in that office means he is stroking the right fingers. He is a telling example of why public offices should not be outsourced on the basis of […]

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Leaders Who Don’t Believe In Rule Of Law Have No Business Leading A Democracy, Says Dogara

By   /  July 16, 2018  /  Headlines  /  No Comments

Many Nigerians do not quite understand the functions of the Parliament in carrying out its constitutionally assigned roles and  responsibilities, speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara has said. He said this Monday during the opening ceremony of the National Assembly Open Week in the National Assembly Complex, Abuja. He expressed hope that […]

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Rule Of Law, Due Process Hallmark Of Democracy- Speaker Dogara

By   /  July 11, 2018  /  News  /  No Comments

The speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has emphasised on the need to improve on the crop of lawyers produced by the universities in order to improve on the nation’s rule of law and due process.   Speaking when he received a delegation of Law Students Representatives Council from Obafemi Awolowo University, […]

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I Call For The Removal Of The National Assembly-Hon Alex Kwapnoe 

By   /  May 7, 2018  /  Commentary / Interviews  /  No Comments

In this Interview, Alex Kwapnoe, a former Member representing Sendam, Ex-Plateau Commissioner and an APC Gubernatorial aspirant during the 2015 general elections, speaks about the democracy, the incessant killings and failure of Security as well as how Nigeria has fared since the return of democracy in 1999.   Generally how would you say our democracy […]

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Automatic Ticket Is Anti-Democracy – Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi

By   /  June 4, 2017  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Obute James Warns against imposition of candidates Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi, the representative of Kaduna North Senatorial District and  Chairman Senate Committee on National Population and National Identity  in an interview with journalists in Abuja warned against automatic ticket and imposition of candidate on the electorate. Hunkuyi who is also the Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on […]

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Prof. Osinbajo, Obaseki And Lessons From Democracy

By   /  March 8, 2017  /  Viewpoint  /  No Comments

John Mayaki On Monday, 6th of March 2017, Acting President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo was in Benin City, the capital of Edo State. The visit was part of his several others to states in the Niger-Delta to interact with leaders of the oil rich communities on how to resolve the persistent crisis in the […]

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Democracy, Democrats and National Security; Youth engagement and incluclusive citizens participation

By   /  August 25, 2016  /  Viewpoint  /  No Comments

Mukhtar Muhammad Mk The emergence of Bauchi State Youth Progressive Assembly has embolden the vibrant youth to share ideas and discuss issues bordering the development  of the peal of tourism in particular and Nigeria in general. Youth whom were tagged as the backbone of every society,they remain ineffective in the socioeconomic and political development of […]

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Groups Plan To Disrupt Democracy Day In Bauchi Over Nonpayment of Workers’ Salary, Pensions And Gratuity

By   /  May 29, 2016  /  North-Central  /  No Comments

Logpobiri Anaiya Indications emerge that political youth groups have completed plans to disrupt democracy day in Bauchi. This according to reliable source may not be unconnected to non-payment of workers salary, pensions including gratuity. Other reasons may be that the APC administration under Mohammed Abubakar has not performed beyond expectation in line with APC claim […]

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FULL TEXT: President Buhari’s Democracy Day Speech, 29th May 2016

By   /  May 29, 2016  /  Headlines  /  3 Comments

One year ago today, Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as President of Nigeria. Below is the full text of his speech to mark the first anniversary. President Buhari’s Democracy Day Speech, 29th May 2016 My compatriots, It is one year today since our administration came into office. It has been a year of triumph, consolidation, […]

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Hon. Abubakar Total, Sani Hamza Funtua, Nigeria Police, Democracy, and the Rest of Us

By   /  May 6, 2016  /  Viewpoint  /  No Comments

A case involving one Abubakar Total, a member of Katsina State House of Assembly representing Funtua and Sani Hamza Funtua, an open letter writer, has since dominated discussion in social media. The member felt insulted for being reminded by this his constituent of his responsibilities as a member representing Funtua hence ordered his arrest. Before […]

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