By Sodiq Omolaoye, Abuja Guardian Former President Goodluck Jonathan has blamed past leaders for not doing enough to unite the country. He said Nigeria’s founding fathers, including, former Premiers of the Western, Northern and Eastern regions; Obafemi Awolowo, Ahmadu Bello & Nnamdi Azikiwe never had nationalistic views but were focused on regional … [Read more...] about Ex-President Jonathan: ‘Nigerians have continued to exalt ethnic nationality over and above the country’
Introduction Religion is currently being deployed most shamelessly by the elites to gain unmerited advantage. The earlier we stop this dangerous and divisive campaign, the better it will be for everyone. Any war fought to establish the supremacy of a faith over others can only end in tears. The manipulative skills of politicians currently put to use will aggravate an already … [Read more...] about Nigeria: The politics of religion in a transitional society
By Abiodun KOMOLAFE Bureaucracy is a systemic form of administration. Since there is a universally acceptable standard benchmark, a deviation from the ideal type reveals the unintended fault lines and the extent to which the system can no longer function as a bureaucratic administration, as expected. A variation in the ideal structure of a bureaucracy, anywhere, is an … [Read more...] about The Mafia Paradigm
Written by Abiodun KOMOLAFE The founding fathers of politics in Nigeria came with some ideals girding them. To begin with, one would discover that almost all of them were lawyers while those who were not lawyers were people with discernible convictions. Also, political parties or organisations at the time were always with a sense of direction, to the extent that no two … [Read more...] about Nigeria and the politics we play!