Power they say is intoxicating and at the same time very difficult to relinquish, in fact there is no doubt that power is usually chosen before wealth. This is because power is the perfect and smooth sail to acquire wealth without anyone questioning. No wonder why that quote of Lord Acton which asserts that" power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely" still remains relevant till date. In that vein, this piece will be examining the world longest serving presidents or country leaders, it is
Some world leaders are power drunk and this has seen them rule their country for years without thought of handing over power to the next person. Some have ruled for years with force with thoughts that no one can challenge their authority and whatever decree they give stands. Such occasions has left people of such countries under bondages, as they can not experience change of hands and change in style of leadership. Wealth tasted by some in their time as leaders of a country has hardened their mind to remain
I like Nigeria System of Government, See 10 African Countries that have Presidents Who Have Ruled for 20 Years and Above
One thing I like about Nigerian Government is that a President can only rule for a period of 8 years, No President in Nigeria has ever ruled for 15 years, this is good because it will give Opportunity for others to rule. Nigeria Practices United States System of Government. Apart From Chief Olusengo Obasenjo and President Muhammed Buhari, that have ruled as Head of States before emerging as Presidents in Nigeria 4th Republic, knowing as Democracy, given them the Opportunity to rule for Ten Years. Below you will
Most people have for long think Robert Mugabe or colonel Muammar Gaddafi is the long serving president in Africa. Ler us look at the truth today : At a time when pressure is mounting on Africa’s longest-serving leaders to consider bowing out, one of them is going strong and has even announced activities to mark his decades in power. Equatorial Guinea’s President Teodoro Obiang Nguema will be celebrating his 40 years in power this Saturday to highlight his status as Africa’s longest-serving head of state,
Is this a Family Business? See the Country where the Father and Son are President and Vice President
The political institution of any country is supposed to be represented by the best heads in the country in a manner that is neutral and transparent. This was what made the monarchy system as a form of governance extinct as they could not be depended on to represent the wishes of the masses. The monarchy system was eventually replaced by the democratic system of governance as it was more accountable and encompassing. It was used as a means for the people of a community or country to elect the best people they
President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR is the current president of the federal Republic of Nigeria, He is the member of all progressive party ( APC).Muhammadu Buhari is a Nigerian politician who has been a president of Nigeria since 2015.
There are some countries in the world, where close family members hold positions in the same government at the same time. Some come to power democratically, while some are appointment. We will take a look at some of these countries that are in this category. 1.
1. Rich guys signing up for politics doesn’t sound bad. With billions already lounging in their bank accounts, the taxpayer’s money should be safe. You must read about how the wealthy got bored with a life of luxury and went in search of the ultimate thrill – political power. Check out the 15 richest politicians in the world ranked according to their fabulous fortune. 2. QUEEN ELIZABETH II – $500 MILLION Did you assume Queen Elizabeth II owns half of Britain? Wrong! The 91-year-old barely has half a
Great administration is making strides in Africa, however lamentably it is going on at agonizingly slow clip. The mainland has seen a portion of the world's most exceedingly terrible tyrants. While the facts confirm that African chiefs are getting fair and are indicating more regard for human rights, there are a few heads who have far to go before they can be viewed as commendable pioneers. Here is a short presentation of 10 most noticeably terrible African tyrants ever. These tyrants have made enormous wretchedness
The death toll soared to 98 in an explosion in an Equatorial Guinean barracks on Monday, according to the health ministry after volunteers searched the rubble for dead bodies.
President Teodoro Obiang Nguema of Equatorial Guinea has given the people and government of China a whopping $2m to help the country fight against Coronavirus which has ravaged the country since January this year. In a news published by Deutchwelle on their Facebook page, they acknowledged it as a fact. Though many people has chestised the president for such gesture. Others blame him for being high-handed in his dealings and converting the nation's wealth into his personal wealth. What if this happens in Ni
Great administration is making strides in Africa, however lamentably it is going on at agonizingly slow clip. The mainland has seen a portion of the world's most exceedingly terrible tyrants. While the facts confirm that African chiefs are getting fair and are indicating more regard for human rights, there are a few heads who have far to go before they can be viewed as commendable pioneers. Here is a short presentation of 10 most noticeably terrible African tyrants ever. These tyrants have made enormous w