The immoral majority (I)

THURSDAY Column WITH Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) – dankande2@gmail.com ‘The political machine works because it is a united minority acting against a divided majority’ –Will Durant In the thick of the June Twelve annulment brouhaha General Babangida had announced that he was, after all, ‘stepping aside’. And many said that ‘stepping More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, July 26th, 2018
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As the Ogbeni takes a bow

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com –an abridged version of ‘Three Days With The Oranmiyan’ They call him the ‘untypical Governor’, -with an ‘unusual government’. More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, July 19th, 2018
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The color of party ideology (II)

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com Political ideology is not always as intrinsically virtuous as political scientists would want us to believe. Politicians are ideologues More...

By new On Thursday, June 28th, 2018
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The politics of bloodletting

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com Our once cooled volcanic plateau is at it again. Like Europe’s Mount Etna, just when we thought it had long lost its volatile vigor, More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Revisiting ‘June 12’s enemy Judges’

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com Like one writhing in the pangs of judicial guilt, in a valedictory about a decade ago marking his retirement from service, Justice More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 7th, 2018
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The burden of Saraki

THURSDAY Column WITH Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com “From the burden of one guilty deed a thousand ghostly fears and haunting thoughts proceed”. –William Wordsworth By Mohammed More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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Much ado about ‘democracy’

THURSDAY Column WITH Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com What’s In A Name? The term ‘democracy’ was originally ‘demos’ and ‘krasi’; Greek for ‘people’ and ‘rule’ -or More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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The burden of ‘suspicion’

THURSDAY Column WITH Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com Today it is ‘others’, tomorrow, it may be you! This is what ‘they’ have been telling ‘us’: concerning Dino Melaye, the More...

By new On Thursday, May 17th, 2018
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Law and politics of impeachment (II)

THURSDAY Column WITH Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com Impeachment in a ‘presidential system’ is the equivalence of a ‘no-confidence vote’ in a ‘parliamentary one. In the U.S. More...

By new On Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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Law and politics of impeachment (I)

America’s Andrew Johnson, from Tennessee, never attended school all his life. His future wife, Eliza McCardle was said to have taught him to read and to write at the age of 17. And in fact all he had managed to More...