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Ogbodo: The Making Of A Chief Judge

THERE shouldn't be any ambiguity in the concept of Separation of Powers. The French political philosopher, Montesquieu, who created the idea had also laid down the framework. For basic rights and freedom to be guaranteed in post-revolution France ... The Guardian Nigeria, 2 months ago

Back to the Dark Ages of Feudalism

Montesquieu and his colleagues of the mid-18th century, such as Voltaire, Diderot and Rousseau of the Age of Enlightenment, denounced feudalism as being a system exclusively dominated by aristocrats who possess all financial, political and social ...
 CounterPunch2 months ago

Venice Market to Showcase 'Bang Gang,'…

MADRID Eva Husson 's Bang Gang, David Verbeek 's Dead & Beautiful and Laura Bispuri's Sworn Virgin (pictured) will be presented at the first Venice European Gap-Financing Co-production Market , which runs August 29-30. In its first edition, the ...
 Variety13 hours ago
Nigeria Punch

Bridges and the cost of democracy

INEC On January 4, 1966, the then Prime Minister, Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, inaugurated the Onitsha/Asaba Bridge popularly called the Niger Bridge. It was his last engagement outside Lagos. The bridge, which was built by the British, cost ...
 Nigeria Punch1 day ago Bridges and the Cost of Democracy [opinion]  Individual.com3 weeks ago Teniola: Bridges and the cost of democracy  The Guardian Nigeria3 weeks ago Teniola - Bridges and the Cost of Democracy [opinion]  Individual.com3 weeks ago
New Era

Popya with Julia Shalongo-Shandje Ndinelago Amukoshi

Selma Neshiko Julia Shalongo-Shandje Ndinelago Amukoshi is a 25 year-old young poet who paints pictures with words. Amukoshi was born and raised in Onekondjelo in the northern part of Namibia.In 1993 Amukoshi attended one of the kindergartens ...
 New Era1 day ago Namibia: Popya With Julia Shalongo-Shandje Ndinelago Amukoshi  AllAfrica.com1 day ago

Bravo to the SC justices for DAP, PDAF rulings

Where does this 84-year-old high blood stand in the present conflict between the executive department and the judicial department? I am for principles and the basic foundations of the law, society and government that underlie the present, exigent ...
 Philippine Daily Inquirer2 days ago
Bloomberg View

Democracy Versus Republic, Take Two

On Friday, I argued (against the Washington Examiner's Philip Klein ) that the best current usage is to treat democracy and republic as equivalents. Klein responded yesterday , extensively quoting James Madison. The political scientist Matthew ...
 Bloomberg View2 days ago
Business Insider

14 Leadership Lessons From The Ancient Book That Inspired Machiavelli

Jean Fouquet "Cyrus the Great and the Hebrews" is a Westernized depiction of Cyrus freeing the Hebrews from Babylonian captivity, as described in the Bible. See Also 7 Management Strategies From Some Of History's Greatest Generals ...
 Business Insider6 days ago

DiBACCO: George Washington had a pen, but no phone, for executive orders

By - - Thursday, August 14, 2014 Unlike President Obama, who uses executive orders mostly to effect what Congress won't legislate, George Washington used them to clarify issues with which few in Congress ...
 Washington Times1 week ago

How revolutions occur?

- Revolutions tend to occur when the basic needs of people are not met vis-à-vis access to food, clothing, shelter, etc. Another element is violation of basic human rights, which creates the right environment for revolutionary leaders to unite the ...
 Pakistan Observer1 week ago
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