The American Constitutional Convention of 1787 And The CONFAB of 2014: Parallels And Lessons


Introduction Following the American Revolution, the thirteen states, which then constituted the United States of America, were governed under the provisions of the Articles of Confederation put together by the Second Continental Congress. After wobbling and fumbling under this constitutional arrangement for about ten years, the American states had to…

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From The Amalgamation To The Making of A Great Nation


“Integration, not amalgamation, is God’s plan for the nations. I believe God is giving Nigerians an opportunity for national integration as against amalgamation that we have had in the past centenary …  I believe strongly that this nation is destined to be one great, united country modelling unity in diversity to Africa and…

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Five Days That Shook The Nation by Omoaholo Omoakhalen


It was about 10am on Monday, 9th January 2012 at the Gani Fawehinmi Park, Ojota, a.k.a. Freedom Park. Nigerians had begun to converge on the rally ground for a showdown with a government that had for too long proved insensitive to the plight of the people and irresponsive to their…

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