Posts Tagged ‘constitution’

Is Nigeria A Secular or Non-Secular State? Part 2

Written on May 25th, 2012 by
Categories: Sovereign National Conference (SNC) Project

Secularism in Other countries Even though not all legally secular states are truly secular in practice, few of them are secular to a greater extent. All countries of the world are multi-religious and as such secularism is seen as the only option to stamp out religious persecution and denial of the ...
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Is Nigeria A Secular or Non-Secular State?

Written on May 25th, 2012 by
Categories: Sovereign National Conference (SNC) Project

Section 101 of the Nigerian Constitution provides: “The Government of the Federation or of a State shall not adopt any religion as State Religion.” It is in the light of this constitutional provision that some people say – Nigeria is a secular state. As a matter of fact, the phrase ...
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Where Lies Nigeria’s Opportunity for Growth and Development: Civilian or Military Government?

Written on May 2nd, 2012 by
Categories: Nigeriawatch

People say ‘’the worst civilian rule is better than the best military government”. But if this saying is an axiomatic statement that it appears to be, how come Nigeria’s case is different? Nigeria does not appear to have fared outstandingly better under any of these systems of government ...
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Constitution review not Nigeria's priority — Jemibewon

Written on March 9th, 2009 by
Categories: Favorite Articles

GENERAL David Jemibewon (rtd) is one of the nation's foremost retired Generals. The Kogi-born soldier cum legal practitioner had served the nation in different capacities. A one time military governor of the old Oyo State, Gen Jemibewon also served as Minister of Police Affairs under former Preside...
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April polls disastrous, says Enahoro

Written on May 7th, 2007 by
Categories: Favorite Articles

Renowned nationalist and elder statesman, Pa Anthony Enahoro, at the weekend appraised the just concluded general elections, describing them as a disaster. Enahoro, also described as misplaced, the persuasion that the election petition tribunals will redress the injustices and inequities emanating f...
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