The ‘right person or candidate’ concept is not the concern of democracy! Come along with me. In his polarities of democracy theory, Dr, Benet William hinged on critical theory
The House said the Speaker remains the only presiding officer that has enjoyed total and unalloyed support of members since its return to democracy in 1999; hence, it would not contemplate any such move.
Bickering is a permanent feature of our national politics. You cannot blame those who bicker. They do so because they feel cheated by the moguls in their parties who decide who gets what
Achebe’s lamentation probably explains why the June 12, 1993 elections was important as there was hope and wide jubilation that the elections would produce popular and credible leaders.
Democracy requires quality participation and therefore orientation and knowledge on the part of the followers and leaders who man the democratization process.
As a core value of democratic rule, therefore, transparency means unfettered access by the public to timely and reliable information on decisions and performance in the public sector.
According to the United Nations Development Programme Office, there are nine (9) core characteristics of democratic rule, to wit
Custodians of democracy, including the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), religious and other organisations, have been urged to come together to salvage democracy in the country.
Without mincing words, and judging from reports released by local and international observers, as well as civil society organisations, etc, political parties and politicians constitute
The initiators of democracy in 5th Greece never envisaged a situation in which only the wealthy or super-rich would become representatives of the people, whether in the legislative
With the selection of the Presidential flag bearers by the various political parties for next year’s election, the era of a lame duck, especially
With a few exceptions such as telecommunication, financial services and oil and gas, to an extent, the economy has buckled under the weight of inconsistent policies, and multiple taxation..