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    Rivers: Between Democracy and Fallacy

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    In any political situation, there must be an exceptional few statesmen and far-sighted leaders who strive to ensure that there is an equitable balance of forces among contending interests and factions so that tyranny and dictatorship do not predominate to stifle healthy democratic practices and processes. Rather than entrenching a monopoly of political and economic…

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  • Rivers: Between Democracy and Fallacy

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    In any political situation, there must be an exceptional few statesmen and far-sighted leaders who strive to ensure that there is an equitable balance of forces among contending interests and factions so that tyranny and dictatorship do not predominate to stifle healthy democratic practices and processes. Rather than entrenching a monopoly of political and economic…

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    Abubakar Shehu Abubakar (III): Estimable Gombe Emir

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    All over the world, the institution of royalty has assumed its rightful place in the public domain to the extent that, the personalities that occupy those positions are regarded as repositories of the people’s trust and goodwill and have many a times acted as intermediaries between the people and government during crisis or loss of…

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  • The Fallacy Of PDP Decampees In Jigawa

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    I was baffled when my attention was drawn to a live event on the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) on December 19, 2015 with a mind-boggling caption; ‘’Reception of 370,000 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP members defecting to All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jigawa State’’. Though, I am not from Jigawa, I was curiously attracted by the…

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    The Reality of Dankwambo’s Second Coming

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    Few days to the 2015 elections, pundits, activists and political observers alike had been redrawing some of their political theories, projections and forecasts, as it concerns numerous political gladiators and heavyweights. especially, as fresh evidence and new political alignments took centre stage. In many cases, those who were favoured to sweep the polls previously have…

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    Gombe 2015: Dankwambo And The Rest Of Us

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    It is God-ordained and natural that leadership exists both in the animal and human kingdom. In the animal kingdom, leadership generally belongs to the strong, valiant and courageous, those who possess the right attributes and can aim to protect the weak of the clan, feed and train the young while promoting discipline and well-being among…

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    Gombe: PDP’s Fund- raising Dinner And Matters Arising

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    The essential and fundamental principles of democracy are basically centred around the deliverance of its juicy components and entrenching good governance, transparency and accountability. In places where democracy functions and flourishes without hindrance, representative democracy often delivers the bulk of its intended benefits to the people, making it perhaps the most cherished system of governance…

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