Opinion

The Emir Sanusi Affair As a Repeat of 19th Century History, By Majeed Dahiru

If Emir Sanusi is removed from his position on the basis of his reform activism, the signals would be very clear to the rest of Nigeria that the Muslim North is not ready to move along with other federating units on the path of progress and prosperity. I had my…
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Guest Columns

OUT OF THE BOX: Easter Holiday In the Eastern City On the Hill, By Majeed Dahiru

The beautiful and clean city of Enugu, with its lush green and mountainous vegetation, gently undulating landscape, combined with a record of low crime rate and zero ethno-religious crisis, sets Enugu ahead of other state capitals as the most peaceful and habitable. By Thursday April 13, the hustle and bustle…
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Guest Columns

OUT OF THE BOX: For Peace In Syria, Assad Must Go, By Majeed Dahiru

For peace and the restoration of Syria, the ruling Assad dynasty must give way. The violent crackdown on the majority of citizens seeking freedom from decades of suppression and totalitarian rule clearly challenges the legitimacy of Assad to continue to rule Syria. Out of desperation, he has used chemical weapons…
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Opinion

OUT OF THE BOX: Resolving the Conflict of Faith and Citizenship, By Majeed Dahiru

In resolving the conflict of faith and citizenship, brought about by the non-separation of state and religion, it is pertinent for mainstream Islamic authorities to commence a genuine re-appraisal of certain doctrines that are embedded in mainstream Islamic theology that are driving radical Islam. Several reasons have been advanced by…
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Opinion

OUT OF THE BOX: The Epistle of Apostle El-Rufai To St. Buhari, By Majeed Dahiru

Mallam El-Rufai has displayed a rare courage, which will open a flood gate of similar open denounciations of the Buhari presidency in order to save the APC from going down in infamy along with the president, the same way the PDP went down with former president Goodluck Jonathan because leading…
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Guest Columns

OUT OF THE BOX: Buhari’s Dirty War On Corruption, By Majeed Dahiru

President Muhammadu Buhari, and not the Senate, is the one who does not want Magu as EFCC chairman, as the DSS cannot issue a security report to the Senate without the knowledge of the president. The reasons behind Magu’s fall from favour are not contained in the DSS report. Such…
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Opinion

OUT OF THE BOX: The United Xenophobic Republic of South Africa, By Majeed Dahiru

Nigeria should not have, among other naïve diplomatic excursions on the continent of Africa, opposed the Western backed National Party dominated apartheid regime of South If Nigeria and Nigerians had prospered like other Western allies of apartheid South Africa, the black populace would have respected us more because we would…
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Columns

Boko Haram Insurgency: A Violent Conflict Between Faith and Citizenship, By Majeed Dahiru

Boko Haram can’t be declared defeated until the ideology driving radical Islam is defeated. The role of the military has been to contain the menace of radical Islam and not to defeat the Muslims must take full responsibility for what has gone wrong with the beautiful religion of Islam by…
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Opinion

Mai Kariya: Muhammadu Buhari and the Failure of Integrity, By Majeed Dahiru

The presidency has become more opaque than transparent, as promised. Half-truths, cover ups, decoys, deflation, buck passing, denials and outright lies have become the mode of operation of the Buhari well-oiled propaganda machinery is in place to misinform the public by the way of a clever twisting of facts and…
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Opinion

The Common Sense In Trump’s Muslim Ban, By Majeed Dahiru

Anybody who really understands radical Islam and the mindset of an average radical Muslim will appreciate the correctness of both the timing and the choice of the countries banned. It is also important to understand the fact that Trump’s doctrine is not aimed at combating radical Islamic ideology but to…
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