Meddlesomeness


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Meddlesomeness

Mediation (See PEACEMAKING.)
Norris, Mrs.
interfering, spiteful, gossiping busybody. [Br. Lit.: Austen Mansfield Park in Magill I, 562]
Werle, Gregers
interferes with the Ekdals’ lives and brings about their daughter’s suicide, [Nor. Drama: Ibsen The Wild Duck in Magill I, 1113]
Whiteside, Sheridan
meddles in his host’s family affairs and insults the townspeople by interfering. [Am. Drama: The Man Who Came to Dinner in Benét, 631]
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Following the resolution by the Senate directing Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state to issue a fresh proclamation for the commencement of business of state house of assembly, elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, has warned that the National Assembly's meddlesomeness in the affair of the legislature was causing anarchy in the state.
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It is an internal decision of the parliament, abhorrent of the meddlesomeness of the Oshiomholes.
The JUSUN scribe lamented the undue interference and meddlesomeness in the affairs of most states Judiciaries, adding that an autonomy for them would guarantee an appreciable independence.
To avoid unnecessary meddlesomeness and ensure speedy resolution of all issues; the Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen.
He added that he was not interrogated and was not asked or pressured to resign, accusing the DSS of meddlesomeness, as he said only the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) are constitutionally empowered to investigate allegation of corruption.
My expectations are traceable to secularity of the state being perfectly entrenched in the Nigerian Constitution which checks automatically any religious meddlesomeness or infiltration into the nation's politics.
'In some states like Taraba where projects have been halted as a result of EFCC meddlesomeness, the unemployment situation has worsened.'