Bicameral legislature, presidential system and governance cost - Part 2
A few days later, the central government named a 50-man constitutional drafting committee headed by Chief Rotimi Alade Williams. A few days later the committee was inaugurated at the Nigeria Institute of International Affairs...
How COVID-19 is blessing for Nigeria, others, by Akinyemi
Former Minister of External Affairs and Director General, Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, has described the COVID-19 pandemic as a blessing to Nigeria as well as other medium and low income countries.
Bolaji Akinyemi and visions
Prof Bolaji Akinyemi - an international colossus - foresaw early where and what Nigeria’s foreign policy should be. He proposed the African High Command, because he understood that without a united Africa
Akinyemi, Obi, Agbakoba decry graft, offer path for economic development
One-TIME Minister of External Affairs, Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, has called on government to publicly expose corrupt Nigerians as obtained in other climes.
Pressure on Buhari to sue South Africa over attacks
The Federal Government yesterday said it would not rule out any option in its response to xenophobic attacks against Nigerians by South Africa.It stated this following the advice by a former External Affairs Minister and Professor of Political Science, Bolaji Akinyemi...
Lawyers split on $9.6b debt, Irish firm may opt for talks
How Nigeria, as a sovereign nation, can repudiate the $9.6 billion judgment debt it incurred from a failed gas contract with Process and Industrial Developments (P&ID) remains unclear despite new reports...
'Declaring June 12 Democracy Day closes Abiola's mandate'
This is very significant. I am not even sure that government recognizes the magnitude of what it has just done. I acknowledge and thank President Muhammadu Buhari...
Groups urge peaceful co-existence of religious bodies ahead of 2019 election
A coalition of groups under the aegis of Legacy Initiative International has called for peaceful co-existence among religious bodies ahead of the 2019 general elections.
June 12: Honour for Abiola not illegal, says Akinyemi
Former Minister of External Affairs, Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, says the issue of legality of the posthumous honour conferred on the winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, is not tenable, hence a red herring.
Pulling out of ECOWAS not solution to security challenges, says Akinyemi
Nigeria, a big player in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), is faced by security challenges, which have been blamed on the free movement of people across the borders. But would pulling out of the sub-regional bloc provide a solution? And are there issues that must be weighed realistically before any decision is…