24 March 2021

YMonitor Issue 085: Democratic Puppet

Divided amongst different levels of power in a confused mad house. A characteristic recurring theme for this body of government is a lack of independence & […]
5 February 2021

Democracy, Rule of law and Good governance: The Nigerian experience

Democracy, the rule of law and good governance; are seemingly interrelated concepts. These concepts are considered vital elements necessary for the development of an ideal state. […]
23 January 2019

#2019Elections: Using your one vote to demand good governance.

by Editor With just few days to the next general elections, you can still demand that your leaders fulfil their previous promises if they are to […]
21 March 2018

Essay Series: The role of inclusiveness and transparency in fostering a sustainable democracy

by Atiku Nafisa Emmanuela Democracy as a concept is not unchanging neither is it immutable. It’s fragility is dependent on the society in which it is […]
21 March 2018

Essay series: Pathway to creating a sustainable democracy: 2019 election in focus

by Olufemi Ibukun Democracy, in modern parlance, denotes “the rule of the people” wherein the affairs of a political state does not elude every single head. […]
19 September 2017

YMonitor essay series: Youth participation in politics as an imperative for civic engagement

by Damola Mewojuaye When thinking about the involvement of young people in today’s Nigerian politics, one is quickly faced with a paradox. Arenas for youth participation […]
20 January 2017

#OpenLagosBudget: Lagos budget and breakdown to be uploaded—Steve Ayorinde

by Usman Alabi After a week long campaign on our twitter handle on #OpenLagosBudget. The commissioner for Information in Lagos responded to our call on him […]
19 January 2017

#OpenLagosBudget: Is the Lagos State Budget a State Secret?

by Usman Alabi Analysis That is exactly the question one of our followers on twitter asked, he wanted to know if the Lagos State budget is […]