Politics

Secularism and the Nigerian Nation

Secularism and the Nigerian Nation

Marcus Amudipe   The Nigerian Nation is a multi-ethnic and multi-religious society’s, that’s a country with numerous ethnical groups and presence of more than one religious worldview. The three major religions in the country are Islam, Christianity and the African Traditional Religion. The unique feature of these three different religions in Nigeria is that they…

Illegal Migration in Nigeria

Illegal Migration in Nigeria

  Marcus Amudipe “Either we stay here or we die” this is usually the case or narration for most youths in Nigeria as they after dropping sight of everything called hope and faith with everything called Nigeria, and they decide to embark on the dangerous trip to Europe in a bid to find greener pastures…

Traditional Authority and National Development

Traditional Authority and National Development

  Marcus Amudipe Decades before the advent of the colonial rule in Nigeria, traditional administration formed the nucleus of governance in many part of what is regarded as the present day Nigeria as  Politics in Nigeria was greatly influenced by the traditional system Local administration generally centered on the traditional ruler who was considered the…

Political Godfathers in Nigeria

Political Godfathers in Nigeria

Godfathers” in Nigerian politics don’t usually run for office themselves, but many believe they are the ones who decide the election winners and losers. The conflict arising from godfatherism has become one of the greatest problems facing the Nigerian political system. The holder of the political  position becomes a stooge to his godfather because he…

Women in politics in Nigeria: Challenges and Solution

Women in politics in Nigeria: Challenges and Solution

Globally, the role of women in politics has been hampered greatly over the years due to male dominance in politics. The numbers of women participating in politics has been greatly outnumbered especially in developing countries in Africa. This is particularly so because of patriarchal nature of most African societies where women are left to play…

ISLAM AND DEMOCRACY IN NIGERIA 2020

ISLAM AND DEMOCRACY IN NIGERIA 2020

Marcus Amudipe The current Nigerian issues in the socio-political terrain which has created an unstable society since Nigeria’s independence has led many to question different aspect of its component structure. One of these is the compatibility of the religion Islam and Democracy. The peculiarities of a nation’s practice of democracy distinguish it from another’s. As…