Tag: democracy

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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