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The April, 2011, Elections

"And you know the true sign of madness is if you do the same thing over and over again and expect a different result.  We’ve tried what they’re doing and it didn’t work.  And we wouldn’t get a different result if we went back to it.  So we’ve got to move forward, not back." ~ Barack Obama

 

Electoral fraud, as we have witnessed in Nigeria since the beginning of this fourth republic, is made possible by factors that are reducible to the following: 

  • The absence…
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Added by Choice Ekpekurede on January 8, 2011 at 11:45pm — No Comments

MEND - Movement for the Emasculation of the Niger Delta

I would lend my unreserved support to any group genuinely engaged in a principled and focused emancipation struggle for the peoples of the Niger Delta. If I perceived this sincerity and clarity of purpose in groups such as the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), the Niger Delta People Volunteer Force (NDPVF), the Niger Delta Vigilantes (NVD), and the Federated Niger Delta Ijaw Communities (FNDIC), I would have urged them to carry on their onslaught until all oil exploration… Continue

Added by Choice Ekpekurede on November 24, 2010 at 4:01pm — No Comments

My Political Creed

I am not a capitalist; I am not a socialist; I am not a communist. I am an absolute believer in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Regardless of the politico-economic philosophy you subscribe to, if your model of government guarantees the full menu of human rights, as enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, you have my full support. Human rights are not ideals we can only hope to possess in a heavenly utopia. They are not ideals that are optional for governments to…

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Added by Choice Ekpekurede on November 20, 2010 at 5:44pm — No Comments

Where's Rev. Elijah?

Today, as I flew back and forth through Biblical times, from Moses through Elijah, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Amos, etc., to John the Baptist and the apostles, I was re-awakened to the fact that these men, in their day, led the struggle against corruption, misgovernance, and injustice. In contrast, most of our modern, respectable men of God, for whom I have high regard, have never demanded or led their congregation to demand good governance and justice for God's children here on…

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Added by Choice Ekpekurede on November 20, 2010 at 5:35pm — No Comments

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