Fela: The departed voice of consciousness who died in the siege of controversy

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Ogunniyi Abayomi

Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti, popularly known as Fela Kuti, in his lifetime poked his fingers into the eyes of military personnel and politicians decrying the exploits and carnage orchestrated within the walls of our territory.

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Totalitarian dominance within African Democracy

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Ogunniyi Abayomi

The recent Ghanaian election was observed as the exemplary illustration of a democratic state within its sphere of power. The display of maturity during the election between President Mahama over the loss of the presidential seat to Nana Akufo-Addo exhibited the total value demonstrated for the satisfaction of the masses, rather than the selfish desire to rule.

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Castro: From Liberator to Dictator

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Sami Jamil Jadallah

America, the great democracy, could never find a dictator it did not like; of course, there are always exceptions to the rules, and the exception is Fidel Castro.

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Nigeria is like this and like that…

August Udoh

 

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Prince Charles Dickson

Do you remember that gist on the bush meat and the hunter? It was Frank Zappa that said there is more stupidity than hydrogen in the universe, and it has a longer shelf life. This cannot be more true than in Nigeria where there are far more stupid persons than the entire population of some African nations. With profound apologies we continually demonstrate our stupidity in large doses.

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Admitting Guilt: Who ‘do’ us this kind thing?

Clara Sanchiz

 

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Prince Charles Dickson

The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new” –Socrates.

One of the greatest preachers who ever lived, Charles Haddon Spurgeon, called the ‘prince of preachers’, loved to tell this story: It seems there was a Duke who once boarded a galley ship and went below to talk to the convicts manning the oars.

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Politics and Power in 2016

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Ogunniyi Abayomi

 

Celebrating or degrading the essence of democracy in our 21st century.

 

Democracy, the government of the people, was introduced to Nigeria on 29th May, 1999, transforming our ruling system from military to the federal system of governnment with constitutional provision to ensure an organisational and structural administration was built and implemented on the rule of law.

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