‘Democracy’ without ‘democrats’

THURSDAY Column WITH Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com In underscoring the importance of the doctrine of ‘popular sovereignty’ –or the right of the ‘people’ in modern democracies, to be the sole conferrers of ‘governmental authority’, America’s Thomas Jefferson once said “I know no safe repository of the More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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Of apology, forgiveness and penitence

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) “The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget”. -Thomas Szasz, Hungarian-born U.S. psychiatrist. A More...

By new On Thursday, April 5th, 2018
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Revisiting ‘with a NASS like this’ (first published 04/26/16)

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com By Mohammed Adamu This ingenious -even if doctrinaire- Separation of Power device, was thought to be democracy’s eternal staying More...

By new On Thursday, March 29th, 2018
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Danjuma’s ‘Casus Belli’

  TY Danjuma THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu   (08035892325 sms only) “We prepare for war like ferocious giants, and for peace like retarded pygmies.” –Lester Pearson, Canadian Prime Minister. In More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, March 22nd, 2018
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Three days with the oranmiyan (II)

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com If ‘governance’ was ‘rocket science’, as politicians would have us believe, what I felt –after just three days of visit More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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Three days with the oranmiyan (I)

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu 08035892325 (sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com “Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored” – Aldous Huxley. They call him the ‘unusual governor’. Or as More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, March 8th, 2018
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Neither ‘Saint’ nor ‘Rogue’

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com “Hatred is a feeling which leads to the extinction of values.” –Jose Ortega Gasset Nothing practically defines ‘hate’ More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, March 1st, 2018
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The ‘man’ Musdapher

Former CJN, Dahiru Musdapher THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com By Mohammed Adamu Sometime in 2008 I was at the Abuja residence of my Principal, Aminu Wali, then More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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On EFCC’s Magu and the CCT chair

THURSDAY Column  with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister for Justice Mr. Abubakar Malami recently issued a query to the Acting More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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On Buhari and Tinubu: ‘If you love me love my dog’

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com The Hausas say ‘ba’a neman kare ranar farauta’; -which is that you do not wait till the day of hunt to look for the dog of More...