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Author: Olalekan Waheed ADIGUN

On ECOMOG Option In The Gambia

Monday, January 9, 2017
Since the political crisis in The Gambia stated last December with President Yahya Jammeh rejecting the result of the presidential election citing ldquo;irregularities rdquo;, there have been many suggestions as to how best to handle the issue. Some have called for more diplomatic soluti ...

On The Assassination Of Russian Ambassador In Turkey

Wednesday, December 21, 2016
The relations between unpredictable allies, Russia and Turkey, appear to have deteriorated in the past few years. The relationship between Moscow and Ankara have deteriorated since the Turkish Air Force F-16 fighter jet shot a Russian Su-24 bomber out of the Syrian skies, citing an airspace viola ...

On Buhari’s Visit To The Gambia

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
On Saturday 10 December, 2016, the world woke up to the shocking news of The Gambia President, Yahya Jammeh, rejecting the result of the country rsquo;s Presidential election he earlier accepted. What could have necessitated this decision remains in the realm of speculations but may not be unconn ...

Rivers Re-Run Election: Who Wins This Battle?

Friday, December 9, 2016
On Saturday, December 10, 2016 Rivers state citizens will vote those who will occupy the State and National Assembly seats that were declared vacant by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The election is not really a contest between candidates nor a contest of ideas, but a conte ...

Elite Political Culture and Voting Patterns: Analyzing the 2016 Ondo Gubernatori

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Introduction In his book Political Culture and Political Development, Lucian Pye distinguishes the developments in democratic political systems using the theory of political culture. He sought to know if there were certain cultures that promote political de ...

This Thing We Call Power!

Friday, September 16, 2016
Whenever I hear people talk of power, they use it as a child will play with the toy. Power to them means nothing other just occupying political offices or positions. How much about power we know nothing about. Power is one of the most notoriously ambiguous concepts in political science to define ...

Machiavelli As I Know Him

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
While preparing for the Universities Matriculations Examinations (UME) (now known as the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations) in 2005, I came across one new ldquo;fact rdquo; reading the book A Course Text on Government by Oghenekaro Ogbinaka. I learnt that the word ldquo;State r ...

Poise Nigeria Launches Premier Book On Refinement!

Friday, August 5, 2016
Join Poise Nigeria Limited at the official launching of the book, The Art of Refinement by Mavi S. Isibor- lsquo;The Etiquette Icon rsquo;. This event is scheduled to hold on Sunday August 7, 2016 at its corporate head office 5, Pinn ...

Budget Padding: Who Should Investigate The National Assembly?

Tuesday, August 2, 2016
One of the most recent additions to the seeming endless lists of dictions in Nigerian political dictionary is ldquo;Budget padding rdquo;. A friend of mine on Facebook posted a joke about some ladies who ldquo;pad rdquo; their bodies just to look good. He wondered whether there was anything in ...

This Madness Called Post-Utme!

Friday, July 29, 2016
Sometime in 2005, University admission seekers received perhaps the most shocking news of their lives. The then Minister of Education, Mrs. Chinwe Obaji, introduced a strange policy of subjecting candidates another round of psychological torture of having to sit for another examination which will ...

PDP, Social Media And The Rest Of Us

Friday, July 22, 2016
Many Nigerians started looking for information on the failed coup attempt in Turkey since last week. Some suddenly started supporting the coup plotters describing them and their actions as ldquo;heroes rdquo; or ldquo;heroic rdquo; development (praying earnestly for it to happen in Nigeria) whi ...

A Journey To Turkey

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
The international arena can be more complicated than most people may think. In November, 2015 one of the strangest things in international politics happened with Turkey shooting down a Russian warplane en route Syria. This phenomenon is ldquo;strange rdquo; giving the fact that troubled Syria wh ...

A Senate Without Order

Friday, July 15, 2016
There is a reason why countries like the United States and United Kingdom maintain bicameral legislatures. While some might argue that the US is so large and will want equal and qualitative representations for its citizens, that argument may not hold water for the UK because members of the Upper ...
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