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(From This Day (Nigeria): AAGM)
Byline: Oze Kalu Oze
The persisting fisticuffs between the president and the national assembly reminds one of Olu- Segun Adeniyi's apt poser back in February this year. Simply put, how do we seduce democracy in a multi-tumultuous environment like Nigeria?
Julius Aghaghowa, that indomitable Super Eagle, represented during the last African Cup of Nations what should, perhaps, be the guiding principle of every true Nigerian if we sincerely desire to make progress as a country. For emphasis sake, the gentleman lived up to expectation in the succeeding World Cup. Which draws us to the overwhelming nationalism that we all display in matters of national football support: our tongues do not differ nor do our tribes matter. Commitment, that is the watchword.
Drawing from the experiences of age-old democracies, we apparently stand no chance in sustaining democracy except we are committed to democratic ideals of the absolutely unselfish genre. And for the avoidance of doubt to sustain the ability of democracy in …