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Global Trends: 83 percent of Nigerians angry with economy, discontented with democracy–Survey

•Many across the globe are dissatisfied with how democracy is working Jude Johnson Most Nigerians in line with what has become global trend, are angry about the country's economic downturn and as a result, a diminishing confidence in democracy. The African biggest economy and most populous nation is yet to fully recover

Our Elections must reflect people’s will — Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Wednesday, said elections must reflect the will of the people for the citizens to reap the dividends of democracy in Africa. The former president, who noted that democratic practice varies from one country to another, said democracy in Africa would be promoted if elections are

Shagari: Nigeria has lost a compassionate, humane leader —Secondus

Godsgift Onyedinefu The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has said that by the death of the first Executive President of Nigeria, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, Nigeria has lost one of its most compassionate and humane leader. Secondus said that Alhaji Shagari was the last man standing among

Deji Adeyanju’s re-arrest signals the return of dictatorship – Timi Frank

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has raised an alarm that President Muhammadu Buhari's intolerance to any form of criticism signals the return of dictatorship. Frank said while reacting to the remand of the popular Human Right activist Prince Deji Adeyanju. He demanded that

Saraki is a defender of democracy, Secondus felicitates saraki at 56

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has described the Senate President, Bukola Saraki as a foremost democrat who always stand for the rule of law. In a birthday wish to the Senate President who is 56 years old today, Prince Secondus, said Saraki's contributions to

Party primaries undemocratic, women aspirants harassed says election observer

An election observer, Gender and Election watch (GEW) has dismissed the just concluded political parties' primaries as undemocratic, non inclusive, stating that women aspirants faced intimidation, harassment and threats in their aspirations into various positions. GEW in a statement issued on Tuesday reports that the primaries did not reflect democratic principles

Group condemns Kwankwaso’s Eagle Square shutout as dictatorial,  undemocratic

•Blasts Trump for describing Buhari as lifeless  Jude Johnson    The Centre for Unity, Tolerance and Equity (CUTE) has condemned the prevention of Peoples Democratic Party [PDP] presidential aspirant, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso from using the Eagle Square, Abuja for his presidential declaration by the Federal Government through the FCT Administration. CUTE described the action as