Posts Tagged ‘politics’

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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Storm in OBJ

Written on July 8th, 2007 by
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In the hay days of the regime of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, it was more of a ritual for the process of cabinet formation to generate great tension and excitement. Obasanjo had a way of going by the selection process. Even though he was not given to dilly-dallying in selecting his own men, h...
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Who will be Nigeria's next President?

Written on April 11th, 2007 by
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AS political violence intensifies in Nigeria, two front-runners have emerged in the country...
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VANITY FAIR: Blood Oil – Politics and Power in Nigeria

Written on January 20th, 2007 by
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Could a bunch of Nigerian militants in speedboats bring about a U.S. recession? Blowing up facilities and taking hostages, they are wreaking havoc on the oil production of America's fifth-largest supplier. Deep in the Niger-delta swamps, the author meets the nightmarish result of four decades of cor...
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BBC NEWS | Africa | Nigeria to replace vice-president

Written on December 24th, 2006 by
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Nigeria's government has announced that President Olusegun Obasanjo is to replace Vice-President Atiku Abubakar.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6207277.stm...
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Vanguard -Viewpoint : Democracy and a nation in distress

Written on November 28th, 2006 by
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Read More:http://www.vanguardngr.com/articles/2002/viewpoints/vp228112006.html...
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