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Democracy and the people’s role (9), by Afe Babalola

Democracy and the people’s role (9), by Afe Babalola

WITH the recent happenings in the country especially agitation for a new constitution, should it be concluded that democracy is under threat?  I do not think so at all. First, democracy, like a seed, when planted must be allowed to germinate.  For it to blossom to maturity and produce bountiful fruits, it must be nurtured, watered, […]
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Nigeria: Restructure or reconfigure (3), By Afe Babalola

Nigeria: Restructure or reconfigure (3), By Afe Babalola

One truth is that you cannot force a nation to exist. If that express desire to continue a common life as a nation disappears, the sole legitimate criterion for nationhood evaporates and such a nation is bound to crumble. That express desire, loyalty, devotion and will to continue a common life as a nation is the very essence of nationalism!”

Nigeria: Restructure or reconfigure (2), By Afe Babalola

Nigeria: Restructure or reconfigure (2), By Afe Babalola

RECONFIGURING, according to the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary, is to significantly rearrange (something) into an altered form, figure, shape, or layout. In political terms, reconfiguration is to alter the territorial configuration of a state, its identity, or formally breaking up or partitioning the geographical entity. Reconfiguration can be the end result of unsuccessful restructuring, or […]