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As democracy comes under threat globally, isn’t it time for a...

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Jair Bolsonaro was sworn in as the President of the Republic of Brazil in January 2019 but lost re-election in December 2022 to a...

Osun election tribunal verdict represents victory for democracy – APC

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By EMMANUEL MOGBEDE ABUJA- The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the validation of Alhaji Adegboyega Oyetola as winner of the July 16, 2022 governorship election in...

Obasanjo tasks Nigerians on deepening democracy

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By PRECIOUS AKUTAMADU PORT HARCOURT- Olusegun Obasanjo, the former President of Nigeria, has advised the country’s leadership to deal with deep cultural and physiological...

Its good governance, stupid; By Mohammed Haruna

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Section 22 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999, imposes an obligation on the media to hold Government accountable to Nigerians....

Democracy: Jonathan seeks unity among leaders

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ABIDJAN (Sundiata Post) - Former President and Chairman of the Goodluck Jonathan Foundation, Dr. Goodluck  Jonathan has called for better collaboration among serving and...

Buhari meets Nigerians in South Korea, restates commitment to deepening Democracy

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By ISMAILA CHAFE ABUJA- President Muhammadu Buhari has reminded Nigerians resident in South Korea that they are the “faces of Nigeria’, as such they should...

Britain: Lessons from the Liz Truss event, By Dakuku Peterside

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"All politics is local" is a popular refrain. However, we cannot deny the interconnected nature of politics. The game of politics is governed by...

In America’s troubled democracy, the last man standing is in fact...

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There is a veritable cottage industry of hand wringing over the troubling state of American democracy today. Rightly so. Donald Trump, supported by his...

Tinubu’s competence, sacrifice for democracy unmatchable — Al-Makura

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By SALISU SANI-IDRIS ABUJA- Sen. Umaru Al-Makura (APC-Nasarawa South), says none of the presidential candidates can match the competence and achievements  of the APC presidential...

Nigeria and presidential democracy: Any better alternative? (2), By Hassan Gimba

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We have looked at various forms of government in the first part of this treatise. We ended with the posers, “Can we continue this...

Nigeria and presidential democracy: Any better alternative? (1), By Hassan Gimba

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Since man became aware of himself and realised that whether by mutual arrangement or contrived by nature, there are always leaders and followers, communities...

Buhari-led administration best at enriching democracy – SGF

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By EMMANUEL OLONIRUHA and EMMANUEL MOGBEDE ABUJA- The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is best at sustaining the momentum of entrenching democracy in this country,...

This is not democracy, By Kazeem Akintunde

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Democracy, as I was taught in secondary school 40 years ago, is defined as the Government of the People, by the people, and for...

2023: Prospects of a Third Force, By Dakuku Peterside  

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The political evolution of party systems in the world follows a binary trajectory. We see this political evolutionary trend in most democracies where although...

Hong Kong: Pearl of the Orient or pawn in China’s chess game?...

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Barely two weeks ago, precisely on Sunday, May 8th, John Lee was elected (insert selected) the fifth Chief Executive of Hong Kong, as the...

Party primaries: If democracy is the goal, then the Chinese might...

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Two years prior to the 1976 US election, a Gallup poll listing 31 candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination did not include a little-known...

Dakuku Peterside to Wike: ‘Release Farah Dagogo within  48 hours’ 

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ABUJA - A former Member of the Federal House of Representatives, Dr. Dakuku Adol Peterside, has issued a 48-hour ultimatum to Rivers State Governor,...

Buhari and APC are corrupting democracy

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The staggering sum of N100 million fixed by the APC NEC for its presidential nomination form has rightly sent shock waves of righteous indignation...

Nigeria does not have a constitution – Femi Falana  

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Nigeria does not have a constitution, according to renowned human rights lawyer, Femi Falana. The Senior Advocate of Nigeria said this on Sunday on...

EU’s VP, Vestager: Success of Nigeria’s Democracy, Not for Europe to...

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Last week, Margrethe Vestager, Executive Vice President of the European Commission, was in Nigeria holding talks with the government and other stakeholders on ongoing...