Sunday Igboho, Nnamdi Kanu have become very publicized names in recent times due to their agitation for Oduduwa republic and Biafra respectively. While Kanu's IPOB has been proscribed with a high level of public controversies, the agitation for Oduduwa nation has garnered much public interests and sympathy in recent times. Although government at all levels have been largely antagonistic towards these agitations, it is highly unlikely these self determinations would go away anytime soon unless, the perceived
1.Nelson Mandela: He was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary.philanthropist and politician.He focused on dismantling the legacy of of apartheid in South Africa.He is widely regarded as an icon of social justice and democracy in the world.2.Kwame Nkrumah: He was a Ghanaian revolutionary and politician, he is an influential advocate of Pan-Africanism.
The Former Speaker of the House of Representative, Rt.Hon.Aminu Bello Masari, has said that President Mohammadu Buhari has not failed Nigerians despite the current situation of Nigeria, he said rather it’s the president that is tolerating “our rubbish” Aminu Masari, the governor of Katsina state, Buhari’s home state made this claim on Television Continental TVC while responding to questions from the presenters.
Democracy is a form of government, in which the people have authority to choose their governing legislators.The decisions on who is considered part of the people, and how authorities among or delegated by the people have changed overtime, with a different speed, in different countries.
Convener of Concerned Nigerians group, Comrade Deji Adeyanju has blamed Nigerians for the kind of leadership they are getting.The phrase "going, going, gone!"is widely used to announce the highest bidder for an item being sold at auction.This method of putting things up for auction, taking offers, and then selling them to the highest bidder aptly encapsulates a shady tradition that has pervaded Nigeria's recent electoral history: vote purchasing.
It was a rude shock when the death of the vocal spokesperson of Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin was reported.Though many are still in shock of the lost of this vibrant, courageous and brilliant man his memory still will remain with us.
The June 12, 1993, incident is a somewhat evergreen one in the annals of Nigerian political history.To further emphasise the significance of that day, the government of President Muhammadu Buhari declared the day as Democracy Day in Nigeria.
Twitter is one of the leading social media sites.Well structured in a way that it censors the content every user put out there.They made history during US election.Twitter kept attaching disclaimer to every allegations tweeted by former President Trump.He was later suspended at a point too.
Politics as defined by Aristotle is 'Government of the people, by the people and for the people'.This definition captured the essence of government which is about what is good for the people, how best the people should live, prosper and flourish together.Nigeria have had more than two decades of uninterrupted democracy and many Nigerians are in support of it.
At the investiture of Nigerians former President Cheif Olusegun Obasanjo as a trustee of Abeokuta club a socio-cultural organization of Egba Indigenes in Ogun State, the former president said that the inability of the acclaimed winner of June 12 1993 Presidential election, Late Bashorun Moshood kasimawo Olawale Abiola to be sworn in as Nigeria President and the eventual annulment of the election was based on what he called " bad Belle" from some quarters in the military as at then.
In a statement by the Bauchi State governor, Bala Mohammed, it was gathered that he made a surprising revelation about the kind gesture of former President Goodluck Jonathan towards him.
There are different meanings and definitions of democracy from people.During my primary and secondary days, i was taught the simplest definition of democracy that it is the government of the people, by the people, and for the people.
Mohammed Bazoum, Niger Republic's new President, is a member of the country's ethnic Arab minority.So, democracy shouldn't be just about a game of numbers; it should also be about equity, justice and integration.Genuine integration reduces separatist tendencies.
Some hours ago, the sad news of the death of human activist and spokesperson of Anifere Yinka Odumakin hit the internet.Yinka Odumakin was a very courageous man.
1) US Government Accuses President Buhari.Recently, the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has shown overarching favouritism in handing out important federal positions to particular ethnic groups, a 2020 report on human rights practices conducted by US Government led by Joe Biden disclosed this information.
The igbos are known for their very nature of Independence and democracy.They are never sublimed to the theory of slavery or any form of oppression.There have been several instances of igbos putting forth a resistance and leading strong and fierce revolution.Some of such events in history can be seen during the drowned 75 slaves at the Dunbar creek, St. Simons Island at Georgia.
Nigerian government likely to imprison all Nigerians who do not register as citizens.The Minister of Communications, Dr Ali Isa Pantami, has told reporters at the Government House in Abuja that no unregistered person will re-use democracy.
The second plenary meeting of the fourth session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) is held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 8, 2021.
As Afeniferi and the Yoruba people mourn the passing away of their illustrious son, Yinka Odunmakin, let us meet the woman who had stood with him in thick and thin.It is said that behind a successful man is a woman.
Yinka Odunmakin is a human rights activist and CEO at Kaphine Nigeria Limited.Odunmakin the human rights activist was spokesman of Afenifere, Pan-Yoruba sociocultural group He passed on today 3rd of March 2021.Yinka Odunmakin is married to Doctor Joe Odumakin.