The National Chief Imam of Ghana: Religious Leadership and Peacebuilding in an Emerging Democracy

The National Chief Imam of Ghana: Religious Leadership and Peacebuilding in an Emerging Democracy by Okechukwu C. Iheduru Journal of Transdisciplinary Peace Praxis, vol. 2, no. 2, August 2020, pp. 66-98. ABSTRACTAnalyses of the complex relationship between religion and social conflict rarely explore the contributions of religious leaders in deepening existing peaceful social order and/or…

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Parliament Fumes as Nigerian Govt Mortgages Country’s Sovereignty to China

Parliament Fumes as Nigerian Govt Mortgages Country’s Sovereignty to China Transport Minister blackmails parliament with threat of China withholding loans if probe continues July 29, 2020 The House of Representatives on Tuesday raised alarm over lethal clauses in Article 8(1) of the commercial loan agreement signed between Nigeria and Export-Import Bank of China which allegedly…

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Dr. Adesina: African Development Bank President Completely Exonerated

July 28, 2020 High Level Independent Review Panel led by former Irish President Mary Robinson gives the Nigerian technocrat clean bill. Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire – A much awaited report by an Independent Review Panel has completely exonerated the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina of any ethical wrongdoings. The Independent Review Panel was…

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Senegal’s Oil Projects Devastated by Virus–President The ripple effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have been devastating for the oil and gas dreams of Senegal, the Macky Sall has finally admitted. As he puts it: “We have seen major oil companies who are no longer capable of meeting their commitments in production. They cannot raise the…

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Biden Presidency: Impact on Petroleum, Especially in Texas

    Biden Presidency: Impact on Petroleum, Especially in Texas Friday, June 12, 2020 Based on a survey of Texas Oil and Gas Association members, electing Democrat Joe Biden to the presidency this November would threaten their companies’ economic well-being. Based on a survey of Texas Oil and Gas Association (TXOGA) members, electing Democrat Joe…

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AfDB Crisis: Dumb Africans Set Up a Bank, Then Gifted It to America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East

  AfDB Crisis: Dumb Africans Set Up a Bank, Then Gifted It to America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East May 31, 2020       A fresh angle emerged over the weekend about a possible loophole that exists in the voting power arrangement at the African Development Bank (AfDB) that could easily play regional shareholders…

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Rethinking ‘Victory’ in Counterinsurgency Operations in Nigeria

RETHINKING ‘VICTORY’ IN COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS IN NIGERIA by Okechukwu C. Iheduru, Ph.D.   Read here:  iheduru, RETHINKING VICTORY IN COUNTERINSURGENCY IN NIGERIA 2017   Abstract The popular notion of “victory” has continued to elude the Nigerian military in its counterinsurgency operations against the Boko Haram Islamist group for the past nine years. Nigeria’s military has so…

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