Opinions

The Public Order Act in Zambia

Post Views: 40 The Public Order Act in Zambia is used to repress rights and freedom of expression, association and assembly. The human rights defenders, journalists and opposition political parties has been increasingly restricted. Section 5(4) of the act provided that anyone intending to assemble or host a meeting or demonstration was required to give …

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Taxation and Liberty: Government Policy That Limits the Realization of Liberty

Post Views: 30 Taxation is a process by which government through a taxing authority imposes a tax. Taxation applies to all types of involuntary levies ranging from income to capital gains. “A tax is a mandatory financial charge imposed upon a taxpayer by a government organisation in order to fund various public expenditures. A failure …

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Limitation of Ghanaian’s Freedom: The Case of the National Land Policy-YAFO Ambassador

Post Views: 30 Introduction of Land Policies in Ghana had had its root from the colonial era. During the colonial regime, a number of mechanisms were adopted to rule the local people of Gold Coast. One of such is the indirect rule system which was introduced by Lord Lugard in Northern Nigeria. The indirect rule …

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Nigeria; The Laughing Stock of The International Community

Post Views: 55 When I started this article, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had just postponed a national election they had four years to prepare for. As at this moment, there is a viral video online of a customs officer allegedly shooting a man to death which has been denied by the Public Relations Officer …

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How Moghalu, Sowore and Probably Durotoye Can Win 2019 Presidential Election – Opinion

Post Views: 98 The idea to write this article didn’t come to me until the discussion had gotten heated. On the 2017-2018 AIESEC in Ife group page, my friends were arguing about the forthcoming election. The conversation was sparked when a fellow AIESECer posted a list of President Buhari’s achievement till date. The message was …

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The Unwritten Rule: Senate as a Retirement Home for Governors

Post Views: 90 Governance in Nigeria has shown that there is a thin gap between a quest for relevance and a desire to serve the people. An emerging trend in Nigerian politics involves serving and mostly-under performing governors retiring to the senate after two-terms of absolute mediocrity. A move motivated by their quest to remain …

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Corruption In Nigeria Is No surprise, Osun State In Perspective

Post Views: 122 Corruption in Nigeria is no surprise. As of 2017, Nigeria ranked 148 out of 180 in the Corruption Perception Index. Nigeria’s consistent performance however is a sad news. We have been known to consistently invent new ways to cleverly take from others what doesn’t belong to us. On a recent trip back …

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What African Governments Must Do Right! – Sammy Adjei

Post Views: 181 Fortunately for Africa, its leaders are now taking the reality that required making sure key important paradigms of development were observed and followed on keenly. Even though, the African continent makes steady economic gains, too many countries are not positioned to sustain their progress. They continue to rely excessively on low-agricultural productivity for …

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