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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Nigeria At Centenary, A Nation Under Bondage?


Being text of speech by Pastor Tunde Bakare at the 10th Late Gani Fawehinmi’s Annual Lecture by The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ikeja Branch on January 15, 2014. Protocols. It was Frank Rooney who said, “Immortality is the genius to move others long after you yourself have stopped moving”. We…

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