Following the death of a one-time president, and, alumni of Nigerian Political Science Association, who gave up the ghost on Saturday, and was buried in Abuja, President Muhammadu Buhari, has mourned his departure. According to a statement disclosed by Mr. Garba Shehu, the presidential spokesperson, "he said that the late scholar was an extraordinary human being, an outstanding political scientist, and brilliant academic who played a role in every constitutional reform carried by the nation, from Independence Day to the present."
Today's Headlines: "EbubeAgu, Igbo Presidency Will Fail"-Okolie, "Nigeria At War With Bandits" –Gumi
1.)"EbubeAgu, Igbo Presidency Will Fail"-Okolie. Holding a different view, the national president of Nigerian Political Science Association, NPSA, Prof. Aloysius-Michaels Okolie, argued that the Ebubeagu security outfit being proposed by the governors of South East region will fail just like the ambition of the Igbos to produce Nigerian president in 2023.
The national president of Nigerian Political Science Association, NPSA, Prof. Aloysius-Michael Okolie, has said that no Igbo man can emerge as the president of Nigeria come 2023 due to the blatant deprivations the people of the region continue to suffer from some ethnic groups in Nigeria. Okolie, a professor of Political Science also said that going by the denials the Igbos have suffered from the political structures of Nigeria, no Igbo man is genuinely interested in contesting to become the president of Ni
The general view among the Igbo identifiably, is that they have been deprived of power for too long.Normally, they'll ask when last an Igbo man became a president or vice president in Nigeria and subsequently centre their arguments on equity.However, this view is probably not general among the Igbo as Professor Okolie Predicts the failure of Igbo Presidency and that of the newly established security outfit in the south east, Ebube Agu.
The national president of Nigerian Political Science Association, NPSA, Prof. Aloysius-Michael Okolie, has said that the agitations by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, for secession is built on a faulty foundation. Okolie, who also said that the agitations by the group is justified and expressive of the marginalization which the people of South-east geo-political zone has suffered in Nigeria, called on a sustainable template for the realisation of the struggles of the group. The political s
The national president of the Nigerian Political Science Association, NPSA, Prof. Aloysius-Michaels Okolie, yesterday, accused the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government of deepening the divisions amongst ethnic nationalities in Nigeria more than ever before. Prof. Okolie who is also the Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, further said that the present federal government has truncated all the processes of national integration and equally cultivated the foundation
One of the tripartite assignments of scholars is community service, that is, educating society as a result of the standpoint of profound knowledge they operate from. In a bid to play this role, I inter alia, opened an internet page, 'International Relations and Political Science Scholars' in August, 2014. One issue that I have written mostly on in the past six years is the deepening security crisis under the Buhari government. This is so because it is in a secure atmosphere that a nation could ever develop.
The national president of Nigerian Political Science Association, NPSA, Prof. Aloysius-Michael Okolie, has blamed poor quality of Political leaders in the country to faulty selection processes. The political scientist who said the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, should be left with the task of conducting only presidential elections, added that if the anomaly must be addressed, each geo-political zone should be allowed to develop their acceptable patterns of selecting and presenting their le
EndSARS protest not a ploy to remove PMB, says NPSA The Nigerian Political Science Association, NPSA, has debunked the rumour making the rounds that the EndSARS protest by Nigerian youths was a ploy to remove President Muhammadu Buhari from office. The Association also said the protest was not power tussles between the North and South or any form of religious movement geared towards domination of other faith in the country. In a press statement signed by the national president, Prof. Aloysius-Michaels Okolie,
A Professor of Political Science in the Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, Prof. Atare Otite, has urged Nigerian politicians to develop a democracy based on Nigerian culture to solve its problems. Otite who is the Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences of DELSU, stated this on Monday at Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo state, at the 2nd national regional conference of the Nigerian Political Science Association (NPSA), South-South regional conference, which he chaired. He noted that the numerous challenges