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’ better than where the hapless victim of it is crucified both ways: he is damned if he does right and he is damned if he does not’! This extreme More...

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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...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, December 27th, 2018
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Much ado about secularism (I)

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com What better time to talk about state and religion than now. What better time to expose our pretentions to being secular, or our More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, December 20th, 2018
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Revisiting the politics of realpolitik

President Buhari and National Assembly THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com It appears that opposition political parties in Nigeria are fast redefining the concept More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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Buhari: To debates or not to debate (I)

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com Virtually everywhere in the world now democratic nations seek to add electoral value to the democratic process by the phenomenon More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, November 1st, 2018
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Matters miscellaneous (I)

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com Not all ‘change’ is in the direction of ‘growth’. Or so say development economists. Because some changes are actually in More...