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The Governors and Labour

The Governors and
Labour

The way
elected officers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, especially State
Governors, conduct the affairs of state with arrogance and nonchalance, after
receiving the people’s vote at elections, is socially and politically very dangerous.
By their conduct, they create the dangerous impression that Nigerians can be
anybody’s fool and, therefore, can be taken for a ride. The ding-dong affair Read the rest of this entry »

Why not a 6-year Single Tenure?

In this column of the Sunday Mirror
edition of March 6, 2011, captioned “The spiralling protests (3)”, I proposed a single, non-renewable,
tenure system of five (5) or six (6) years as a way of dealing with the twin
problems of tenure elongation and the “do or die” struggle by incumbent
Governors and President to return to office even where nobody wanted them to
have a second term. It was also a way of putting a check on the desperate
politician, with a view to lowering the political temperature of the country. Read the rest of this entry »

Prof Jim Unah’s Books.