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 Adamu In law, ‘trespass’ to property is defined as the ‘wrongful entry on another’s real property’. But there is also a species More...

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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...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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Re-visiting ‘now that everyone is a journalist’ (12/08/16) (II)

Journalist THURSDAY  Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com Freedom of the press’ –ironically- does not belong to the press. Media ethicists say that it is a ‘public trust’ More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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Re-visiting ‘now that everyone is a journalist’ (12/08/16) (I)

Journalist THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com North gets lion’s share in police recruitment’. This was one of Daily Sun’s front page stories recently; and which More...

By new On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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‘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, More...

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...