Comment / Nigeria

Speaker Yakubu Dogara: An Exit in Sight?

A comment by Adedayo Osho

In the coming years, the current rift in Nigeria’s lower national legislative chamber, the House of Representatives, between Speaker Yakubu Dogara and erstwhile Chairman Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, over “Budget padding”, will create a prime opportunity for Nigerians to demand transparency and accountability at all levels of government.

Comment / Venezuela

The CNE and the Venezuelan Government, Democracy?

A comment by Melanny Campos

Venezuelans who are committed to the change in Venezuela know that the President of the National Electoral Council (CNE), Tibisay Lucena, together with the government and its allies, have taken action to delay the call for a referendum process against Maduro.