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INEC, Electoral Reforms and Democratic Development in Nigeria

Having effectively and successfully secured political stability for Nigeria by deft handling of 2007 General Elections which many intimidating forces vigorously opposed, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) under Prof. Maurice Iwu has moved on and has aggressively but meticulously focused on engineering and promoting the much desired development and deepening of democracy in Nigeria.

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Understanding Ngige

By Seth Mbam CHRIS Nwabueze Ngige, Onwa, is somebody who has often been misunderstood. If ever there was a master propagandist, here is one. He knows and understands politics as played by Nigerians. Perhaps, he knows it like the riotous, strange looking rings on his right hand. This man came in when the state was
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Ojukwu and his traducers

THERE is one thing one cannot take away from Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu , Ezeigbo Gburugburu – his passion for his people and his deep-rooted concern for their well-being. One thing we have come to associate with Ojukwu is his ability to speak for his people whenever he perceives danger lurking against them.

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Bankole: Why some hate his guts

When on November 1, 2007, the House of Representatives elected Dimeji Bankole as its speaker, following a protracted wrangling for the enthr-onement of accoun-tability, good governance and integrity of the House, many expected a radical departure from a hitherto docile House. But not many would have expected the new Speaker to thread where even the angels tremble in the Nigeria power equation.

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Re: Fani- Kayode: The Lies and Distortions of Owei Lakemfa

The bitterness and hatred with which Owei Lakemfa wrote his piece (titled “Fani-Kayode: Tales His Father Told Him,” The Vanguard Newspaper, Nov 25th 2009) about Chief Femi Fani- Kayode and his late and highly respected father, the Balogun of Ife, Chief R.A Fani- Kayode Q.C., S.A.N, C.O.N clearly reveals the fact that he cannot be regarded as an impartial columnist who seeks to establish the truth but rather he can be seen more in the light of a subjective and venom- filled commentator who is on a hatchet job for unseen forces.

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