Falana accuses NNPC of secret agenda with ‘no remittance’ threat
The threat by Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) not to remit money into the federation account in May is an attempt to blackmail both federal and state governments into accepting deregulation policy of the downstream sector, human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said.
Federalism is the answer, after all - Part 15
The other day, the theme of restructuring of the country made the front burner of public discuss. The occasion was the 18th ‘Daily Trust Dialogue’ in Abuja, which attracted the crème of the Nigerian elite...
Taking future elections beyond the ordinary
It took Attahiru Jega, Professor of Political Science, guts and determination to move elections in Nigeria beyond the fictitious numbers politicians allocate to themselves.
NILDS moves to improve National Assembly, public relationship
A document on how the National Assembly and the public can forge better relationship and understanding that will enhance democratic governance in the country has been unveiled in Abuja.
Again, the restructuring debate
The debate about the structural health of Nigeria has continued unabated in a context, which state actors lack the political will to act in remedial ways. But this year’s celebration of June 12 as the country’s democracy day opened the floodgate for the frontliners and agitators
‘Why international students are less than one per cent in Nigerian higher institutions’
The committee on the review of admissions into the Nigerian tertiary institutions has recommended a new framework to globalise operations at the universities.
Yakubu’s INEC and the changing face of democracy
Sir: Electoral bodies in a democratic dispensation are known for engineering citizen’s hope and play significant role in conducting free, fair and credible election between the contending parties...
PRP’s renewal: Tall dreams of charting Nigeria’s socialist future
The Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) was one of the five political parties that came up in 1978 at the heat of Nigeria’s twin transition from military rule to democracy and presidential system. National Party of Nigeria....