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#NotTooYoungToRun: Young People in Nigeria taking their destinies in their hands!

Quest for good governance at the three tiers of government in Nigeria is compelling young people to be proactive in their agitations for equity and fairness in the polity, which are some of the major ingredients for sustainable democratic system anywhere in the world. #NotTooYoungToRun, a recently launched campaign, an initiative of Youth Initiative for Advocacy Growth & Advancement (YIAGA) ...

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Is anything wrong with Nigeria?

By Iorter Peter Asking the right ques­tion is critically im­portant. Think of how important it is for a police detective to ask the right question; what about a physician? For a research­er, every finding that follows a path to solving a problem be­gins with a question. For my colleagues, they understand how asking the right question will be a sure way ...

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#NotTooYoungToRun bill to reduce the age limit for running for elective office

The House of Representatives has passed for first reading a Bill seeking to lower the constitutional age requirement for contesting for elections in Nigeria. The Bill with Gazette number HB. 544 was read and passed for the first time at the House plenary session on Wednesday, May 26th, 2016. Hon. Tony Nwulu representing Oshodi/Isolo II Federal Constituency of Lagos state ...

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Buhari Reacts to PDP comments, Vows To Always Tell Nigerians The Truth

President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected an accusation by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that his utterances amounted to “demarketing” Nigeria, adding that he owed it to Nigerians to always tell them the truth. A statement issued by President Buhari’s special adviser on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, reacted fiercely to a statement by the PDP’s national publicity secretary, Olisa ...

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Bitter Politics: Nigerian Story

By Oladotun O. Fadeyiye It is no news that Nigeria’s democracy is not only at nascent level but also having undiagnosed teething troubles. Nigerians can only be optimistic as to what may happen next as regards to the survivability of democratic governance in the country. It is quite appalling that Nigerian political system is replete of charlatans and men who ...

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