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THE POWER OF A PLEBISCITE

What lessons are there for Nigeria to learn from the Ukraine - Crimea - Russia events even as they still unfold. I think there's a lot to learn as far as the issue of secession is concerned given that we've also had our fair share of a secession attempt in the distant past that culminated into a 30 month civil war.



Perhaps if Nigeria was still a Democratic

nation in the late 60's with a well developed

constitution that accommodates referendum (plebiscite ), the struggle for… Continue

Added by Ekpeme M. Otumala on March 21, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

FG AND ASUU CAN NOT STOP YOU; THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX

The ASUU indefinite strike which paralyzed universities has been on for more than a month now with no feasible end in sight, not forgetting that its not been long polytechniclecturers (ASUP) suspended their two months

long strike and with the colleges gearing up to also strike if their demands are not met. I could remember the ASUU chairman say in the beginning of the present

strike action that it would last as long as the Federal Government (FG) wants it, and from all indications the… Continue

Added by Ekpeme M. Otumala on August 22, 2013 at 11:05pm — No Comments

AYE! TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AUTONOMY IN NIGERIA.

Pregressives like my humble self and many other well meaning Nigerians are advocating for true federalism and granting of autonomy to local governments in Nigeria while APC party and some Governors are disapproving the idea citing that it will tilt Nigeria towards a unitary state. I'm lost as to bases of that understanding or maybe someone should make me understand them better.



Its obvious that these Governors are only out to satisfy their pecuniary and selfish interest not minding… Continue

Added by Ekpeme M. Otumala on August 15, 2013 at 9:36pm — No Comments

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