The cost of extremism

Extremism is a one way approach to issues of life when there are multiple approaches, it does not allow for alternative views, even in situations where lives are involved. It is the antithesis of democracy. Continue reading The cost of extremism at Vanguard News. Find more latest news and headlines from the newspaper

Osun inconclusive election won’t truncate democracy —Odigie-Oyegun

IMMEDIATE past National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has dismissed fears by Nigerians that the Osun State governorship election, which was declared inclusive by Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, may truncate the current democracy in the country. Continue reading Osun inconclusive election won’t truncate democracy —Odigie-Oyegun at Vanguard News. Find more…

2018: The year politicians killed Nigerian democracy

Forty years after moves towards the first decisive return to civilian governance began, we are again working to another epochal phase for Nigerian democracy this Gregorian Year, 2018. Continue reading 2018: The year politicians killed Nigerian democracy at Vanguard News. Find more latest news and headlines from the newspaper

Anointed candidacy, threat to democracy —Senatorial aspirant

Edo Central senatorial aspirant on the platform All Progressives Congress, APC, Sylvanus Igbogbo, has described the current political trend of anointing candidates, who have nothing to offer to sensitive political positions as threat to Nigeria’s democracy. Continue reading Anointed candidacy, threat to democracy —Senatorial aspirant at Vanguard News. Find more latest news and headlines from…

The Nigerian variant: What manner of democracy?

After dousing the fire it had come under for threatening to disenfranchise any one not registered for the 2019 general elections at this time by extending the registration period by two weeks, Nigeria’s electoral body, INEC, announced that it had registered another 23 political parties, bringing the total figure to 91. Continue reading The Nigerian…

Dogara congratulates IBB @ 77

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara on Thursday felicitated with former Military President General Ibrahim Babangida as he clocks 77. Dogara, in a congratulatory message by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Mr Turaki Hassan, in Abuja, described Babangida as a bridge-builder, committed patriot and charismatic statesman. According to Dogara, the……

What does democracy offer Imo people?

WHAT does ideal democracy offer the people of Imo state? Ideally, democracy offers the people of Imo the promise that at the barest minimum, they should have unfettered opportunity to choose those to whom all Imo citizens can entrust with our welfare and collective development, those who will best represent Imo because our aggregated choices,…

Democracy in a cow republic

The executive would not allow the legislators to work, yet it would turn around to blame same of frustrating the executive arm of government Continue reading Democracy in a cow republic at Vanguard News. Find more latest news and headlines from the newspaper

Why we defected to ADC—Federal lawmaker

Rep. Abiodun Olasupo(ADC- Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa) says members of his Unity Forum in the Oyo State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) were forced to defect to the African Democratic Congress (ADC). Olasupo, the Chairman of the  House of Representatives Committee on Legislative Compliance,  said this at Iwere-Ile in  Iwajowa Local Government Area of Oyo State at……