Forgive sinners, but punish crime

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu dankande2@gmail.com | 08035892325 (SMS only) “When lenity and cruelty play for a kingdom”, Shakespeare wrote, “it is the gentler gamester that is the soonest winner”. Nigeria, it appears, is fast becoming a self-harming, ‘lenient’ but ‘cruel’ society whose softness on crimes hardens the hearts of More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 4th, 2019
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In search of the ‘Strong’ President (I)

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com Most hands in the All Progressive Congress, APC seem now desperately on deck, battling to forestall a repeat, at the legislature, More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, March 28th, 2019
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Buhari’s ‘once bitten’ (I)

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com Parliament –especially- in Nigeria behaves always like a woman of easy virtue. And that is even if you only refer to the commonplace More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 28th, 2019
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A vote for staggered elections

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com I first visited the United States of America in 1998 under the U.S. Embassy-organized ‘International Visitors’ (Leadership) More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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Revisiting ‘Neither saint nor rogue’ (march 07/18)

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com “Hatred is a feeling which leads to the extinction of values.” –Jose Ortega Gasset Nothing practically defines ‘hate’ More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 7th, 2019
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The judiciary, it’s own enemy (II)

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com I conclude this series with an excerpt from a previous piece titled ‘The Judiciary Waiting For Buhari’ written about four years More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 31st, 2019
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The judiciary, its own enemy (1)

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu dankande2@gmail.com | (08035892325 sms only) Sometime in 2009 a terminally-ill President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua went into a sudden relapse and had to be rushed to a Saudi Arabian More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 24th, 2019
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Inside Saraki’s ‘diplomatic pouch’

HISTORY OF IMMUNITY Man did not always know diplomacy; much less the need to, or the benefits of, conferring diplomatic immunities or privileges to visitors. In ancient times, emissaries of sovereigns who came to More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 10th, 2019
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Much ado about secularism (iii)

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com It is to appease the sectarian sentiments of the two major religions, Islam and Christianity, that Nigeria enjoys an observer status More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
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Much ado about secularism (II)

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com Going by the dictionary definition of secularism as ‘concern with temporal, worldly matters’ to the exclusion of More...