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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, 1 month ago

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Daily Sun, 5 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 ...
 CounterPunch1 month ago
ABC Online

Saving Russia from Putin: Towards a New Personalist International Order

With the centenary of the First World War looming, many Western intellectuals are understandably intent on breaking the spiral of war by imagining a new international order. So Adam Michnik, the director of the Gazeta Wyborcza , has been ...
 ABC Online17 hours ago

What if Americans really knew their history?

The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for, among old parchments, or musty records. They are written, as with a sun beam in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself; and can never be erased or obscured by ...
 WorldNetDaily1 day ago
The New Republic Online

Was Louis XVI Overthrown by Ideas?

Jonathan Israel I n her starkly dismissive review , Hunt demolishes my premises exposing the flaws in the workmanship without even explaining the book's argument and what it attempts to do. She reduces a complex thesis to my asserting that a ...
 The New Republic Online1 day ago

Taxing Tea is Un-American; So is Taxing Soda

Well-meaning though it may be, the federal government can never replace human responsibility and relationships. The New York Times ran an opinion piece Tuesday titled Introducing the National Soda Tax . Apparently Michael Bloomberg's hope to ban ...
 American Spectator1 day ago
This Day Online

Ending the Injustice in Justice Sector

Aloma sworn in On the watch Members of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria recently proceeded on strike not to protest the non-increment in their salaries but for the executive and legislative arms of government to do the needful, writes ...
 This Day Online4 days ago

Bridges and the Cost of Democracy [opinion]

, the then Prime Minister Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa (1912-1966) commissioned the Onitsha/AsabaBridge popularly called the Niger Bridge. It was his last engagement outside Lagos. The bridge which was built by the British, cost GBP5million at that ...
 Individual.com4 days ago Teniola: Bridges and the cost of democracy  The Guardian Nigeria5 days ago Teniola - Bridges and the Cost of Democracy [opinion]  Individual.com4 days ago Bridges and the cost of democracy  Vanguard1 week ago

BizJet International--Greed, Fear, and Consequences

, Thursday, Bernd Kowalewski, former CEO of BizJet International, pled guilty to violations of the Federal Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Mr. Kowalewski's guilty plea follows years of litigation involving BizJet, BizJet's parent company Lufthansa ...
 Examiner.com4 days ago

A season of impeachments

:42 Written by Sylvester Ebhodaghe View Comments IN recent times, the word 'impeachment' has resurfaced on Nigeria's political landscape. Unarguably, democracy hinges on checks and balances of which the removal of the nation's/state ...
 National Daily5 days ago
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