National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies
91 political parties of no value to Nigerians, says NILDS DG
The Director-General, National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman yesterday said that 91 registered political parties were too unwieldy for the country.
Towards robust and vibrant legislative culture
Despite hiccups in the activities of the legislature and the rancorous interface of the lawmaking body with the executive arm here at home, the parliament still plays a critical role in democratic systems and remains the nucleus of democratic systems across the world. The National Assembly’s roles in the democratic space is mainly to legislate…
How executive domination threatens oversight function
Director General (DG), National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), Abuja, Prof. Ladi Hamalai, has called for robust oversight of the executive by lawmakers to strengthen democracy and good governance. Hamalai said the initiative would aid development and progress in the country, stressing that Section 88 of the 1999 Constitution empowers the National Assembly…