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 THE BASIS FOR NATIONAL UNITY DOES NOT EXIST IN PRESENT DAY NIGERIA
Agreed that the basis of national unity was not discussed or agreed prior to independence, the inability of successive government to assuage the various federating units the feelings of injustice and threats have exacerbated the fear of domination, marginalization and insecurity which consequently have eroded whatever iota of unity that may have existed.
The paradox of Nigerian situation is that, the issues of national unity are intrinsically interwoven within the confines within the parameter of ethnic loyalties.
Being that as it may, the need to define, and identify the basis of the unity being chorused by those who blindly accept the existence of national unity need be x-rayed at this point.
www.nigerdeltacongress.com /barticles/basis_for_national_unity_does_no.htm   (1293 words)

  
 National Unity
National unity is about believing in your country's citizens and leaders, believing that despite differences in opinion, we are all looking out for the good of the country.
While I would not suggest that these conservative circles are seeking unity with their ideological rivals, they are seeking unity with their fellow Americans by reaching out to help them.
I think there was definitely an element of militant nationalism afterward, but first there was a spirit of shared pain and a desire to help each other.
nationalunity.blogspot.com   (1405 words)

  
 Rodong Sinmun on Cause of Great National Unity
He has carried forward the idea and theory of the President on great national unity 100 per cent and successfully applied them, keeping in mind the transparent conviction that it is a short cut to national reunification and a victorious way to advance the cause of reunification as indicated by the President.
The President's Juche-based scientific clarification of all the problems including the necessity to achieve great unity of the divided nation, its ideological and mental foundation and tasks is an outstanding ideological and theoretical feat for great national unity and the cause of national reunification.
The work indicates tasks and ways to achieve great national unit, so that all the fellow countrymen may accept the issue of national reconciliation and unity as their fatal matter and devotedly turn out in the struggle to strengthen the driving force of national reunification.
www.globalsecurity.org /wmd/library/news/dprk/2004/08/dprk-040802-kcna01.htm   (349 words)

  
 The Avalon Project : The Palestinian National Charter
It also requires the achieving of unity for the national (watani) struggle among the different groupings of the Palestinian people, and between the Palestinian people and the Arab masses, so as to secure the continuation of the revolution, its escalation, and victory.
The liberation of Palestine, from an Arab viewpoint, is a national (qawmi) duty and it attempts to repel the Zionist and imperialist aggression against the Arab homeland, and aims at the elimination of Zionism in Palestine.
Thus the conflicts among the Palestinian national forces are secondary, and should be ended for the sake of the basic conflict that exists between the forces of Zionism and of imperialism on the one hand, and the Palestinian Arab people on the other.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/mideast/plocov.htm   (1606 words)

  
 Great National Unity Called for
This is the idea of national independence and patriotism set out by leader Kim Jong Il in the five-point policy of the great national unity.
National independence is the idea reflecting the aspiration and demand common to the nation.
It is bitter shame on the nation that the U.S. imperialists are allowed to behave in south Korea as a dominator, trampling underfoot the dignity and sovereignty of the Korean nation.
www.globalsecurity.org /wmd/library/news/dprk/2004/07/dprk-040716-kcna01.htm   (380 words)

  
 Towards a Solid National Unity
The national unity session which was held in Ramallah on August 31 was an extension of other sessions which were held before the National Council was convened and which have continued during the past four months twice weekly.
The national unity we seek should embody the principles of democracy, political plurality and the sovereignty of law.
This fact reflects negatively on the state of our national unity and on the working groups of the PLO, which all too often are called to meet on some issue, and then never reconvened or consulted again on the matter.
www.fateh.net /e_editor/99/310899.htm   (1002 words)

  
 Association of Unity Churches www.unity.org
Unity stands for peace in the presence of conflict; for love in the presence of hatred; for forgiveness in the presence of injury.
Unity and the Association of Unity Churches issue Joint Statement for Peace...
Association of Unity Churches and Unity School of Christianity Current Understanding and Honoring of Agreements document dated July 13, 2005.
www.unity.org   (150 words)

  
 National Unity Government in T&T.
A government of national unity, that is mandated in a revised constitution, would ensure that the races gain proportional representation in parliament and in the government.
A national unity government is the only way out of the logjam that is facing and that will face the nation in parliamentary representation.
Now, as head of state and overseeing a hung parliament and a racially divided electorate, Robinson can use his vast experience and influence to recommend the establishment of a national unity government in which neither of the major races or the parties can exercise supreme power.
www.caribvoice.org /Opinions/nationalunity.html   (974 words)

  
 National Unity (Peru) -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
National Unity ((The Romance language spoken in most of Spain and the countries colonized by Spain) Spanish: Unidad Nacional) is a (A republic in western South America; achieved independence from Spain in 1821; was the heart of the Inca empire from the 12th to 16th centuries) Peruvian political party.
It is considered Peru's third largest (An organization to gain political power) Political party founded in 2000 by (Click link for more info and facts about Lourdes Flores Nano) Lourdes Flores Nano.
The Party itself is a loose alliance of other Political Parties, like the (Click link for more info and facts about Christian People's Party) Christian People's Party.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/n/na/national_unity_(peru)1.htm   (155 words)

  
 John Anderson, National Unity Party, 1980
Campaigning for the National Unity Party, Anderson had broad appeal, and exploited public dissatisfaction with the two major parties and their candidates, incumbent president Jimmy Carter and Republican challenger Ronald Reagan.
But he was back before too long, this time campaigning as a National Unity candidate.
Anderson felt that neither party, nor its candidates, represented American ideals: the Republicans were too socially conservative and intolerant, he said, and the Democrats' tax-and-spend, social welfare agenda seemed to ignore economic realities.
www.geocities.com /dave_enrich/ctd/3p.anderson.html   (868 words)

  
 Mauritania The Road to Independence and the Quest for National Unity - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, Political System
Achievement of national unity was impeded by the desires of some Maures, mostly from the northern sections of the country, to unite with Morocco, and the countervailing wishes of many blacks to secede from Mauritania and join the Mali Federation.
Further impeding national unity was the inclusion of French officials in the key ministries of finance and economic planning.
The greatest challenge to national unity was Mauritania's heterogeneous population.
workmall.com /wfb2001/mauritania/mauritania_history_the_road_to_independence_and_the_quest_for_national_unity.html   (786 words)

  
 On National Unity
National unity is surely a matter of concern for all major political streams, be it the ruling Congress, the BJP, the opportunist Left or revolutionary communists.
We stand for building national unity from below where broadest possible autonomy shall be ensured for all national groups and national minorities.
Under the pretext of enforcing national unity from above, the Indian state has only been strengthening its reactionary apparatus, enacting draconian laws and legitimising fake encounters and mass killings.
www.cpiml.org /archive/vm_swork/34on_national_unity.htm   (354 words)

  
 The Hindu : International : Palestinians explore national unity government
Palestinian leaders are examining ways to form a government of national unity after the presidential polls on January 9 are held.
Abbas had not suggested formation of national unity government during his meetings in Gaza over the last few days with 13 Palestinian factions including the Islamic Jihad and Hamas.
But this subject of national unity government was not proposed", he said.
www.hinduonnet.com /2004/11/20/stories/2004112002221400.htm   (557 words)

  
 Great National Unity Called for
This is another immortal ideological and theoretical feat he performed for national unity and the reunification of the country.
The graver the situation is getting, the higher all the fellow countrymen should hold the banner of great unity of the entire nation, keenly aware that the realization of great national unity decisively guarantees independent and peaceful reunification.
They should thoroughly realize the three forms of cooperation for national independence, peace against war, and reunification and patriotism in the idea of "By our nation itself" and hold higher the banner of reconciliation, cooperation and independent reunification with firm faith that nothing is impossible to be done if the nation pools its efforts.
globalsecurity.org /wmd/library/news/dprk/2005/dprk-050419-kcna02.htm   (368 words)

  
 ipedia.com: National Unity (Peru) Article
National Unity (Spanish: Unidad Nacional) is a Peruvian political party.
It is the third biggest party - its candidate at the 2001 presidential election, Lourdes Celmira Rosario Flores Nano received 24.3% of the votes in the first round; and it got 17 out of 120 seats on 13.8% of the vote at the congressional elections earlier that year.
www.ipedia.com /national_unity__peru_.html   (129 words)

  
 GN Online: Khaleda calls for national unity
Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia called for national unity yesterday, asking all parties to sink their differences in a veiled reference to the continued boycott of parliament by opposition leader Sheikh Hasina.
"National unity is imperative to secure our dignified existence," said the prime minister at an army function.
On the army's role in the present context, the prime minister said new-generation soldiers, like their predecessors, should remain ever ready to face any aggressive force that may pose a threat to the country's sovereignty.
www.gulf-news.com /Articles/print.asp?ArticleID=33357   (299 words)

  
 National Unity Party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National Unity Party or National United Party is a party in
This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_Unity_Party   (103 words)

  
 Al-Ahram Weekly Opinion Gandhi and national unity
National unity was one of our strongest weapons in the fight for independence.
Egyptian national unity aroused the admiration of the Indian leader Gandhi, who always believed that because of its unity Egypt would inevitably triumph in its battle for independence.
This, El-Nahhas said, is what national unity is all about.
weekly.ahram.org.eg /2004/723/op6.htm   (233 words)

  
 ZNet Commentary: Some Folks Never Felt Safe: The Truth Behind National Unity
And so despite the rhetoric of national unity, the deep divisions in our criminal justice system, especially regarding police misconduct towards people of color, rear their ugly head again and remind us that unity is, after all, just a word.
A nation whose dominant majority never heard of the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921--which really wasn't a riot so much as a white orgy of violence against the city's prosperous black business community--will naturally think terrorism on American soil is a recent phenomenon.
"We stand united," comes the proclamation from America's political leaders and national media.
www.zmag.org /sustainers/content/2001-10/08wise.cfm   (1577 words)

  
 Assistant Secretary Anderson to Speak June 25 at 2004 National UNITY Conference
UNITY is a national non-profit organization that promotes personal development, citizenship and leadership among American Indian and Alaska Native youth through a network of over 200 Youth councils representing over 45,000 young people from tribes across the United States.
The National UNITY Conference is one of the largest annual gatherings in the country of Native American youth ages 15 to 24.
The UNITY conference also provides an opportunity for colleges and universities to reach out to this important segment of the American Indian and Alaska Native population.
www.doi.gov /news/040625a   (263 words)

  
 GN Online: Support for national unity regime hailed
The presidential palace said yesterday that while it welcomes the growing political support for a proposed "government of national unity", thorough studies must first be conducted to make it work effectively.
Meanwhile, lawmakers at the House said a government of national unity could not be set up if the Arroyo administration refused to make some compromises that would involve Estrada, who still commands substantial following from both voters and politicians.
But Bunye, in his briefing to reporters yesterday, made it clear that the concept of unity government that the palace is considering "is not anchored on personalities but on moral and constitutional grounds".
www.gulf-news.com /Articles/print.asp?ArticleID=73073   (502 words)

  
 IsraelVotes Demo Political Parties and Platforms National Unity Party
National Union-Israel Beteinu is keenly concerned with the demographic issues facing Israel.
The National Union-Israel Beteinu party views Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish People and the State of Israel.
Bases validity of this stance on historic precedents such as massive populations exchanges that occurred between Pakistan and India at the end of British colonial rule of the area in 1947.
www.israelvotes.com /demo/platforms_unity.html   (235 words)

  
 Will the President Now Work For Greater National Unity? - Center for American Progress
Unity in a democracy comes from a search for common ground and from a willingness by both parties to compromise a portion of their desires in order to build a broader and more sustainable consensus.
When President Bush commented during his victory speech, "A new term is a new opportunity to reach out to the whole nation," he gave hope to the overwhelming majority of Americans who want the nation to return to an era of greater unity and less vicious partisanship.
His insistence that sweeping policy change was the message of the voters portends little hope for the prospects of unity and bipartisanship.
www.americanprogress.org /site/pp.asp?c=biJRJ8OVF&b=240356   (959 words)

  
 National Unity - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
National Unity Governments are coalition governments made up of all or most parties in a parliament.
In Canada, debates over Quebec separatism are often termed "national unity" questions, particularly by federalists.
National Unity is the name of political parties in various countries-
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_Unity   (119 words)

  
 Aljazeera.Net - National unity govt for Lebanon urged
have called for the formation of a government of national unity, ignoring a list of tough conditions set by the opposition for the future of the country.
In a statement, the meeting called for reviving national dialogue and beginning consultations to form a national unity government to include all sections of the Lebanese political spectrum, Aljazeera learned.
the formation of a national unity government that includes the various political trends in the country," the
english.aljazeera.net /NR/exeres/EB2AD66D-B286-45D4-BE6F-40F3CC2CE90D.htm   (400 words)

  
 National Unity Government To Be Named Sept. 15 - Vieira de Mello
"I support the formation of a government of national unity based on the spirit of a National Unity Pact, which I continue to encourage the parties to conclude", Vieira de Mello said in a speech to the National Council, or transitional legislature, in Dili.
With the approach of East Timor's first elections, United Nations administrator Sergio Vieira de Mello outlined the territory's political calendar Thursday, saying he would name a "government of national unity" ahead of full independence.
The present transition cabinet, composed half-and-half of UN personnel and East Timorese, would come to an end on July 15, along with the National Council, at the start of campaigning for the constitu[t]ent assembly elections, he said.
www.etan.org /et2001c/july/01-07/00natl.htm   (429 words)

  
 The National Unity Government (from Israel) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
After close elections in July 1984, a “national unity” government was established, with Labor party leader Shimon Peres as prime minister and Shamir as deputy prime minister and foreign affairs minister.
These principles were called, respectively, unity of action, unity of place, and unity of time.
Israel has had to forge a nation from the diverse Jewish people who immigrated from all parts of the world, while trying to integrate a large Arab minority.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-229199?tocId=229199   (961 words)

  
 Israel's Phony 'National Unity' (washingtonpost.com)
The ostensible rationale is that a majority of Israelis want a government of national unity.
But this is no government of national unity.
It is a nation of immigrants who've imbibed the political cultures of dozens of countries, some democratic, some autocratic, some dictatorial, some insane.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn?pagename=article&node=&contentId=A44056-2001Feb22¬Found=true   (781 words)

  
 Pursuing the quest for national unity
But he made it clear that he was not interested, that there was already national unity in the PNM, he made a lot of blase statements, but I was never convinced that he felt there was any need for national unification.
They are the core group mandated by the Prime Minister to promulgate “national unity”.
I realized that any form of unity would take a lot of work but the party suffered a tremendous setback in 1991 when it failed to win a single seat in Trinidad although it won the Tobago seats.
www.iramathur.org /Articles/032_TP28.01.96.htm   (1539 words)

  
 Togo: Call for Government of National Unity and an End to Violence
President Gnassingbé, who was sworn in on 4 May, has stated that he aims to form a national unity government and to advance democratic reforms.
The United States calls on Togo to form a government of national unity.
We regret that national reconciliation in Togo suffered a setback from the flawed electoral process, the resort to violence by both sides and the failure of the election authority to act in a politically neutral fashion.
www.state.gov /r/pa/prs/ps/2005/45713.htm   (296 words)

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