Samson Faboye proposed

Trump and the American Presidency

The news of the victory of Donald Trump in the just concluded presidential elections of the United States of America has left many political pundits and US election observers astounded in its wake. It was seen by many as ‘a US cloned BREXIT’ which in a sense fulfilled one of the several humorous remarks of […]

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My experience at the International Model United Nations Nigeria (IMUNN) 2015

The International Model United Nations Nigeria (IMUNN) 2015 conference held in Lagos, Nigeria between 4th and 9th August was the first edition of its kind. I found it privileging to participate in the Summit, serving as Vice President to the General Assembly for Asia (VPGA Asia). Having encountered several challenges in my efforts to participate […]

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My Experience at the African Union Agenda 2063 International Youth Summit

My recent trip to Africa’s diplomatic capital, Addis Ababa in Ethiopa, for the Africa youth day celebration on November 1 was a mesmerizing experience. Originally this trip was not part of my strategic plan for 2015. Preparations for the trip began in late August due in part to the encouragement of my boss, Mr David […]

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The Burundi crisis

President Pierre Nkurunziza’s third term bid has unraveled another phase of political upheaval in Burundi following mass protests against his decision. With the army attempt to usurp power and wild jubilation at this claim, there have been counter claims from loyalist circles to the embattled president that the regime still retains sovereignty. Should leaders sit […]

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The armenian genocide question

In an address to a group of Nazi leaders and Wehrmacht Generals in 1939, the German Führer, Adolf Hitler was reported to have said: “Who, after all, speaks today about the annihilation of the Armenians…….?” The Armenian question was one of the infamous civilian butcher hallmarks of the First World War. Ever since that inglorious […]

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Regional Developments in the Battle for Syria

In an unfolding tragic tale of twists and turns, the Syrian conflict has transmuted from that of a solidarity show of support for the Arab Spring in 2011 to that of a continuous conflagrative self destruction perpetrated by a cesspool of several armed opposition factions majorly under the umbrella of the Free Syrian Army (FSA), […]

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Is Nigeria Tearing Itself Apart

After years of Military rule, Nigeria clawed back her path to democratic governance in 1999 and for the first time in her history, there have been three successive democratic transitions without Military intervention. Though marred by electoral irregularities, political assassination and post election violence, the Nigerian democratic model is seen as that which is growing […]

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The Scottish referendum: a reflection of an imperfect British model

The last is yet to be heard about the resultants of the Scottish Referendum on the question of independence from the United Kingdom. Whilst the United Kingdom survived the scare of a looming threat of an independent Scotland by a vote of 55% to 45%, the ripples generated by the simple act of balloting will […]

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THe resonance of World War I: 1914 and a century after

When the days of rejoicing are over, When the flags are stowed safely away, They will dream of another wild ‘War to End Wars’ And another wild Armistice day. But the boys who were killed in the trenches, Who fought with no rage and no rant, We left them stretched out on their pallets of […]

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The intrigues of an eternal conflict between Israel and the Arabs in Palestine

A perpetuating conflict characterizing the Middle East since the inception of the 20th Century especially since 1948, the once known Arab- Israeli wars has now metamorphosed into a Israel-Hezbollah conflict, Israel-Hamas conflict, Israel-Gaza conflict etc. It all began with the settlement and the right of return question for Jews to Palestine instigated by the creation […]

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