Nigeria and Nigerians have been betrayed more by institutionalizing governance by whims at the expense of rule-of-law. This manifests itself in institutions that are run based on the benevolence of a few individuals rather than established standards of conduct that are blind to status or other primordial sentiments.

Strong institutions remain the plank upon which long-term stability is carried as institutions ensure that a sense of justice pervades the conduct of government business. We shall be considering the key institutions of governance with a view to fashioning out a definitive framework that ensures that they are beholden to the Nigerian nation rather than narrow constructs of vested interests.