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It is with the forgoing background that we can understand the entry of Helon Habila into the narrative canvas of Nigeria, a country often misgoverned by its ruling forces.
County''''s PS15M Big Squeeze, Post, January 18) We in Wrexham have the bad luck to be misgoverned by a council determined to make savings by savagely cutting front-line services but protecting budgets such as the maligned Mayoral budget.
For the last few years, libertarians and other futurists have gazed upon this misgoverned mess of mountainous jungle and imagined a clean slate for innovations in political and economic growth.
OVER the misgoverned decades, the Indian state has learnt the art of not allowing public discontent to boil over, threatening its existence.
Khurshid the latest report of the Transparency International reveals an alarming situation as Pakistan has now become the seventh among the most corrupt and misgoverned country of the world.
By brazenly manipulating elections, "Putin managed to conceal his regime's deepest secret--namely, that rather than being misgoverned, Russia is governed very laxly if at all.
The reason for this is that Turkey has been misgoverned by Kemalist elites who would treat popular demands as threats.
Witherspoon was a native of Scotland, so he knew full well, even before he arrived in America, what it meant to be misgoverned from London.
The Nigerian president is now widely viewed as weak and indecisive, while the conservative faction of the People's Democratic Party in the north is understood to be part of the cabal that has misgoverned the country and looted its treasury since Nigerian independence in 1960.
Though Nigeria's current president, Goodluck Jonathan, comes from the eastern region of the country, Ejiogu claims that Nigeria remains 'in the tight grips of HausaFulani ruling elite', which is 'doomed to implode and perish with Nigeria as it is presently structured and misgoverned .
If, as many Africans say, the continent has been misgoverned over the last 50 years, then the First Ladies cannot escape blame.
In 1897, the reform mayor drew an analogy between the causes of revolution and the social cleavage in late-nineteenth-century America: "Man without civilization, or civilized man neglected, misgoverned and oppressed, becomes an element of danger and destruction both to himself and to society.
York reported that, upon proud Bolingbroke's and his captive Richard's entry into London, "rude misgoverned hands from windows' tops / Threw dust and rubbish on King Richard's head" (5.
Most of Afghanistan is actually governed or misgoverned by both smaller and larger organizations than that of Karzai's discredited government.
10) See, James Allan, 'Our Misgoverned Universities' (October 2008) Quadrant, 56-60.