Opinion

Why the Power of the People is Greater than those in positions of Authority

By Victor Adekanye Olabimtan An American Scholar, Larry Diamond (1990) opined that democracy is characterized by three paramount Ingredients namely: 1. Struggle for power among individuals or groups especially political parties without the use of force. 2. Public and Popular Participation in the selection of leaders through a free and fair-periodic election and 3. Civil and political liberties such as ...

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In Ondo APC, Again The Spectre Of Undemocratic Internal Democracy

By MICHAEL POPOOLA AJAYI One thing you cannot take away from genuine democratic governance is party politics. In a democratic system of government, the place of political parties is sacrosanct; it forms the bedrock of the entire system.

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I Never Relied On Your Advice To Choose Buhari – Tinubu Replies Tunji Abayomi

My Dear Tunji Abayomi: It is said that to err is human. By your letter to me, it seems that you seek to remind me that I am human.

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Vice President Osinbajo’s Speech at LCCI

PROTOCOLS The Chairman of the Occasion Alhaji Aliko Dangote, GCON President, Dangote Group

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Religious Malpractices and Implication for National Security

By Kolawole Anthony I always struggle to keep a smirk off my face each time I ruminate over how we often as a people focus on basic things while glossing over the crucial ones. Security, climate change, economy and a host of other hot issues are important but they become basic when viewed from the perspective of crucial issues like ...

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2016 Edo Gubernatorial Election – An Open Letter to Edo People – By Paul Omoruyi

Dear People of Edo State – Eight years ago, I need not remind you how hard you fought from March 20th to November 11th, 2008 to ensure that your vote count and that the legitimate winner of the election becomes the Governor of Edo State.

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Why Atiku Deserves Attention

Verdict By Olusegun Adeniyi Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar last week restated his call for the restructuring of Nigeria, which he said had become inevitable.

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APC Investigative Committee invitation of Hon Dogara and Jibrin over 2016 budget padding allegations is in order

Sincerely, these are interesting times in our polity as we are being regaled daily with tales of absurdity and irresponsibility from custodians of the peoples mandate either in the immediate past or presently and it’s a cause for concern for our democracy and society whose existence and sanity is under threat by such acts.

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Why Nigeria must restructure now

By Atiku Abubakar The theme of this conference, “The Challenges of National Integration and Survival of Democracy in Nigeria” makes two very important acknowledgements: 1) national integration and the survival of Nigeria’s democracy are related and are important; 2) they both face challenges in Nigeria today.

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Resolving the Niger Delta criminality

Lately, the issue of criminality through the bombings and vandalization of oil and gas pipelines in the Niger Delta region has been on the front burner of public discourse in the Nigerian political space because of its attendant effects on national security and well being of generality of the people.

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