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PDP and the Burden of Governance

PDP and the Burden of Governanceby: Idumange JohnOnly 4 years after Ghana attained independence, Kwame Nkrumah said "...I have often said, the party and the nation are one and the same, namely: the Convention People's Party is Ghana andis Ghana the Convention People's Party... the Party must mobilize our totalmanpower for the industrial, economic, technological and scientificreconstruction of Ghana, so that we can produce the necessary conditions whichshall mean an abundance of every good thing…See More
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Pushing for Transparency in Nigeria’s Extractive Industry

Pushing for Transparency in Nigeria’s Extractive IndustryBy: Idumange JohnNigeria is a nation graciously endowed with oil/gas and thirty-four (34) solid mineral resources. By virtue of her huge natural resource endowment, Nigeria has thepotentials for rapid economic development. However, the growth and developmentpotentials have been severely vitiated by corruption, lack of transparency andaccountability and their attendant negative multipliers. The result is thatknowledge about revenue flows…See More
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NASS: Where is the FOI Bill?

NASS: Where is the FOI Bill?By: Idumange JohnThe freedom of the expression and the press is one of the bastions of democracy and good governance. In fact, the objective and accurate dissemination of information by the press in ademocratic system is as important as oxygen to the life of a man. It was forthis reason that the Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill featured prominently inthe second tenure of the Obasanjo administration but its passage was truncatedby the self-aggrandizing tendencies of…See More
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Governance As A Comedy

Governance As A ComedyBy: Idumange JohnA comedy is a dramatic work that is light and often humorous or satirical in tone and that usually contains a happy resolution of the thematic conflict. Such works are comic nature as they usethe themes or methods of popular entertainment composed of jokes, satire, orhumorous performance. It is the humorous element that distinguishes a comedyfrom other genres of literature.A comedian is a professional entertainer who tells jokes or performs various other…See More
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AGIP: Conspiracy of A Multinational Coy.

AGIP: Conspiracy of A Multinational Coy.By:Idumange JohnThe classical view which has gained wide acceptance is that the primary aim of multi-national oil corporation is to exploit their host communities withoutputting back anything in return. Thus while the corporations mine crude oil andgas over the most inhuman conditions that create no room for carrying out theircorporate social responsibilities, they operate under very favorable legalregimes that empower them to pollute the environment and…See More
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The N’ Assembly as ‘National Embarrassment’

The N’ Assembly as ‘National Embarrassment’By: Idumange JohnEvery society is governed by laws and law making is a higher calling and not a business for derelicts, and economic opportunists. Many years ago, George Santayanaasserted “those who despise history arecondemned to repeat it”. Again there is no judge as upright and crude as Mr.History. In the words of Leopold Von Ranke “…history ought to judge the past and to instructthe contemporary world as to the future. In Nigeria, history repeats…See More
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Reassessing the Ecology of Nigerian Politics

Reassessing the Ecology of Nigerian PoliticsBy: Idumange JohnNigerians are very optimistic people. Part of the optimism wells from the prayer houses where promises of miracle and wealth are a daily menu in liturgies. Last week Richardargued that although Nigeria is atottering giant, the national team - the Super Eagles could qualify for theworld cup, not by their own dexterity, but by their calculation that another team in their group would lose theirmatch. This rigorous arithmetic of knowing…See More
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"GOOD ONE, HE IS ALSO CREDITED TO HAVE IMPEACHED LGA CHAIRMEN. WE SHOULD USE THIS FOUM TO INITIATE NEW MOVEMENT FOR TRUE DEMOCRACY AND OBJECTIVITY"
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What I like about Nigeria
The ability of Nigerians to endure suffering like the proverbial bed bug. This is possible because the political class prefers sycophancy rather than genuine followership, and this trend also explains why there is acute governance deficit in the land.

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Sovereign National Conference: Now or Never!

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What Diplomacy Cannot Do for Nigeria

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What’s New about Terrorism or the Nuke?

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PDP and the Burden of Governance

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