Democracy at crossroads in the heartlands
January 31, 2020, was a momentous day on both sides of the pond (Atlantic Ocean). Brexit happened and the United States (US) Senate, controlled by Trump’s Republican Party
The trial of America
On the impeachment matter, it can be said that America had been on trial. On trial in the eyes of the world. Not President Donald Trump, not really Donald Trump that is, even though he was in the dock. America tried itself.
The radicalisation of political conflict
At the heart of the concept of democracy, is the sanctity of the idea that my opponent's view is a strong part of the democratic conversation.
The many frustrations of Femi Adeshina
It’s apparent that Femi Adeshina is getting increasingly frustrated by the strident criticisms of President Buhari by Nigerians. The once cool and calm Presidential Spokesman now loses his temper easily
‘Peaceful protests by opposition parties are ingredients of democracy’
Mr. Osita Okechukwu, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director-General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), in this interview with ONYEDIKA AGBEDO, describes recent protests by opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)
N3tr after, National Assembly library suffers neglect
If the size of a library is a measure of how much individuals or nations set store by knowledge as the recipe for development, it is no wonder that Nigeria’s progress
Supreme court verdict on Imo puts democracy on trial - Ihedioha
The recently sacked Imo State governor, Emeka Ihedioha, declared, yesterday, that the Supreme Court’s verdict has put the electoral process, the judiciary and democracy on trial.
10 years of democracy: The highs and lows
What happened in mid-2010 harboured a lot of indicators to a lot of Nigeria’s democracy in the past decade. Did the country drop the ball as far as real democratic progress is concerned?
Press repression: A cleric’s concern
Consistency in the contemptuous disposition of the political leaders to the constitutional responsibility of the media came again into focus the other day when a cleric decried the poor attitude