Tag: View Point

Between Jonathan, Buhari’s cabinets, facts speak for themselves!- Reno

 In a tweet he tweeted on January 9, 2012, the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, tagged Dr. Mrs. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala a “zero”. Not too long after, a nasty little child who was promoted by the same El-Rufai, tweeted that Dr. Okonjo-Iweala was ‘overrated’. Jonathan-Buhari The two characters aforementioned also spouted some of the vilest … Continue reading Between Jonathan, Buhari’s cabinets, facts speak for themselves!- Reno

A new frontier for the anti-graft war

By  Steve Nwosu 08055001934 Everytime we talk about the anti-corruption war of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, our minds invariably go to looted funds, recovered loot, spurious bank accounts, Diezani Allison-Madueke, Sambo Dasuki, PDP campaign slush funds, etc. And we have remained so fixated on those symptoms that we have tended to overlook the real … Continue reading A new frontier for the anti-graft war

Nigerian Society and the real dangers of relativism

  Chris Odinaka Nwedo The wide-spreading assertions that Nigeria as a nation has not made commensurate progress in appropriating herself are gradually becoming less polemical. The self-inflicted pains of the malfeasance is today more evident and disapproving.  The stunted aspiration of Nigeria as a nation is felt everywhere particularly in the disorienting dispositions of the … Continue reading Nigerian Society and the real dangers of relativism

Nigeria: Democratisation meaning and practice. Part 2

By Chris Odinaka Nwedo christonwedo@gmail.com Democratization is understood as having ‘two diverse perspectives namely: intensive and extensive perspectives. Intensive perspective involves the change in the quality of democratic experience of a given community. This is determined by the extents of voting rights, the workings of representative institutions or the presence of the culture of democracy … Continue reading Nigeria: Democratisation meaning and practice. Part 2

For a meaningful Inter-religious dialogue in Nigeria

By Leo Igwe A lot has been said about the imperative of inter-religious dialogue in Nigeria and how such an initiative could foster peace and tolerance among the adherents of the different religions in the country. In fact, it was in pursuant to this very noble objective that, some years ago, the Nigeria Inter-religious Council … Continue reading For a meaningful Inter-religious dialogue in Nigeria

Nigeria: Democratisation, Meaning and Practice

By Chris Odinaka Nwedo christonwedo@gmail.com Democracy entails a popular organisation of culture, economy, politics and education, so much so that the citizens satisfactorily participate in all discussions affecting them directly or through their representatives. It demands, among other things justice and fairness, ‘a jealously guarded bills of rights, recognition and even deliberate encouragement of plurality … Continue reading Nigeria: Democratisation, Meaning and Practice

May 29 versus May 30 in the history of Nigeria

 June 3, 2018  By Douglas Anele  As far as I am concerned, two events in the month of May have had significant impact in the history of post-independent Nigeria. The first one, which ranks as one of the profoundest announcements ever made by a Nigerian, is the declaration of independence of the eastern region from … Continue reading May 29 versus May 30 in the history of Nigeria

Nigeria’s underdevelopment repels

May 27, 2018 Chris Odinaka Nwedo Nigeria’s slow pace of development is repelling considering that she is bequeathed with some of the world’s most prized human and material resources. An objective consideration of the predicaments cannot but censure the roles played by the nation’s imprudent elites and incompetent leaders. The socio-economic and political instabilities that … Continue reading Nigeria’s underdevelopment repels