Executive (government)

By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 9th, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Folks, one major pitfall in our contemporary politics is that the Executive branch, as constructed under the 1992 Constitution is too over-rated. A major drawback of our constitutional democracy is the enormous powers vested in the President by the 1992 Constitution, especia...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jul 23rd, 2013
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By Abdullahi M. Seidu In the last couple of months, battles have raged between the executive and the legislative arm of government over the functionality of the 2013 budget. And after the dust settled, we were informed that over N100 billion had been budgeted for constituency projects. Although, I am...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 20th, 2012
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By Kabir Mato, Daily Trust opinion Last week, President Goodluck Jonathan presented the 2013 budget estimates before a joint session of the National Assembly even in the hill of protests by the parliamentarians that less than 30% of the 2012 estimates have so far been implemented. The lesson is that ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Morocco
May 8th, 2012
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Rabat – More than half of Morocco’s judges have signed a petition calling for judicial reform by making prosecutors independent of the executive branch. The 1 800 members of Morocco’s judges’ club, a banned but tolerated association, signed a petition calling for the implement...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 13th, 2012
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Any discerning reader that is familiar with this column will have by now been able to see a common thread that runs through this column in the past 30 weeks or so. This week’s column must of necessity be on a subject of popular will with respect to the political turmoil with which the country [&helli...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 8th, 2012
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Dear Compatriots: 1. A week ago, I had cause to address Nigerians on the security challenges we are facing in parts of the country, which necessitated the declaration of a state of emergency in 15 Local Government Areas in four states of the Federation. That course of action attracted widespread supp...
By benim
In Morocco
Jul 2nd, 2011
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Rabat – Morocco’s King Mohammed scored a landslide victory in a referendum on a reformed constitution he proposed to placate “Arab Spring” protests as voters defied critics who said it did little to curb his powers. Preliminary results of Friday’s poll showed 98.5% of vo...