A BROKEN GOVERNMENT

A BROKEN GOVERNMENT: The Threshold of Constitutional Crisis and Abuse of the Impeachment Process in Nigeria - By Roy Chikwem

Since the introduction of democracy in Nigeria, five governors have been impeached in a nationwide attempt to “crack-down” on corruption.

Budget 2009 is not right

There are several pitfalls in the 2009 Federal Budget. The most scandalous of this has resulted in the unwarranted haggling over inclusion of constituency projects in the Appropriation Bill. The so-called constituency projects are at once a ransom demanded by federal legislators and a sop conceded by the federal executive arm that is being falsely presented as an understanding to ensure prompt passage of the budget:

THE NIGERIAN JUDICIARY AND ELECTION RIGGINGS IN NIGERIA

We have done it again, in the land of the giants. Giant of Africa, that is. For me as a Nigerian although living in Europe, it is a sad day. Sad day that the people of Nigeria’s voice have finally been declared irrelevant. Considering the malpractices in the 2007 elections, it is hard for me to say who won the election, just like most people with sane mind and as observed by the international communities.

THE RULE OF LAW

The Challenge of the Nigerian Nation
By Andrew Obinna Onyearu

On assumption of office on 29 May 2007, President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua expressed the view that upholding the rule of law was a corner stone of the manner in which his government will undertake the responsibility of governance.

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