Posts Tagged ‘government’

Some Insights Into Democracy and How it Can Work in Nigeria

Written on January 16th, 2014 by
Categories: General Articles

Some Insights into Democracy and How it can work in Nigeria. By  Femi Fabiyi & Akintokunbo A Adejumo femif826@gmail.com and Akinadejum@aol.com  Democracy promotes the same sets of value no matter where it is practiced. Simple definition... Read More | Share

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... Read More | Share

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... Read More | Share

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... Read More | Share

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... Read More | Share

Mimiko freezes LGs' accounts, dissolves boards

Written on February 26th, 2009 by
Categories: Favorite Articles

The Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, on Wednesday froze the accounts of the 18 local government councils in the state. The governor gave this directive in a statement made available to our correspondent by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr.... Read More | Share

Yar

Written on July 25th, 2007 by
Categories: Favorite Articles

A few days after President Umar Musa Yar... Read More | Share

Nigerians abroad sue govt over voting right

Written on June 26th, 2007 by
Categories: Favorite Articles

CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT: Nigerians in the Diaspora have dragged the Federal Government before a Federal High Court in Abuja, asking it to declare that they are entitled to participate in the government of the country by voting for candidate of their... Read More | Share

VOA News – Nigerian Opposition Criticizes Sale of Oil Blocks

Written on May 12th, 2007 by
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The outgoing Nigerian government is entertaining bids in a last-minute auction on Friday of 45 oil exploration licenses. For VOA, Gilbert da Costa in Abuja reports that the plan is going ahead despite a court order not to sell two of them and... Read More | Share

FG Accuses Nnamani Of Sabotage and Plotting to Head an Interim Government

Written on April 20th, 2007 by
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AUDIO: The Federal government today accused the Senate President, Ken Nnamani of plotting to truncate its transition program to satisfy his selfish aim of heading an Interim Government. Click on the article to listen to the audio of the Press... Read More | Share

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