Tag: democracy

March 28, 2013

Opinion: Democracy has enshrined bad leadership in Nigeria

by Simon Sylvester Shanum Fast forward fourteen years later and we are still searching for one key ingredient needed for development ...

February 28, 2013

Opinion: The evolution of our democracy – A few thoughts

by Tunde Leye The PDP’s early dominance, the fragmented and often individualistic opposition, the patronage system in politics, the more ...

February 27, 2013

Opinion: Influencing policy: Where is our organised lobby?

by Chijioke Kaduru Lobbying has internationally become acclaimed as a part of representative democracy and like other democratic institutions, lobbying ...

February 4, 2013

Cheta Nwanze: On freedom of expression (Y! FrontPage)

To my knowledge, Mr. Uzochukwu’s article has been removed from this site after he made a request to its editor. ...

February 3, 2013

Opinion: ‘Speak and let others speak’ – The cost of freedom of speech

by Myar Kalsaki-Kamag There must be a renewed vigor in elevated levels of maturity that allow us to come to ...

November 21, 2012

Japheth Omojuwa: Activists and active citizens: A new order (YNaija FrontPage)

When I get referred to as an activist and I remember the stories of the real heroes of our democracy, ...

November 17, 2012

Temie Giwa: On self government (YNaija FrontPage)

America has its problems, many of them major and possibly fatal, however its democracy seems to work most of the ...

November 11, 2012

Hauwa Gambo: All I want to say is, thank you, America (YNaija Frontpage)

Whether the rest of the world hates America’s guts or not, they have to admit ­those guys know how to ...

September 19, 2012

UNILAG or MAULAG? Bill seeking name-change passes second reading

by Isi Esene Students and Alumni of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) continue to wallow in suspense as the bill ...

September 15, 2012

Temie Giwa: A silent National Assembly (YNaija FrontPage)

How can a multi millionaire understand the pressing plight of the average Nigerian when his or her life is so ...

September 12, 2012

Opinion: Between youth and violence

by Emmanuel Onwubiko and Nneka Okonkwo From all indication, youth unemployment is a menace in Nigeria and constitutes a real ...

July 31, 2012

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji: Between patriotism and truthfulness (YNaija FrontPage)

            Step on their necks till they can’t breathe Claim they five stars but sell ...

July 27, 2012

Opinion: The bad example from the Nigerian Bar Association

by Azuka Onwuka Lawyers call themselves learned men. They take pride in that. Other professions don’t like that self-proclaimed laurel, ...

July 24, 2012

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji: The language of change (YNaija FrontPage)

            “Make over offices/Then take over all of it” – Jay Z (Corporate Takeover) I ...

July 18, 2012

“Without PDP, the Republic will collapse” – President Jonathan

by Adeniyi Abdul Nigerians don’t appreciate the Peoples Democratic Party enough; if President Jonathan’s latest words are anything to go ...

June 21, 2012

Funke Aboyade: Are we really ready for democracy?

  Frankly, we are only proving true the axiom that Nigerians have short memories. How else can one explain our ...

June 9, 2012

Dele Momodu: The MKO Abiola name has elevated the Unilag brand

by Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, please, let me say it the way it is said in African traditional societies, Chief ...

OluwapelumiMay 29, 2012

YNaija Editorial: Who says this is not a democracy?

In the seemingly endless battle for the soul of Nigeria (whatever and wherever that is), both sides – or all ...

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