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Buhari Makes A Strong Pitch For Lake Chad At Paris Climate Talks, By Garba Shehu

Ask President Muhammadu Buhariwhat he thinks is the chief reason for the violence and insecurity in Nigeria, including the Boko Haram terrorism in the north-east, bloody wars between cattle herdsman and farmers in central Nigeria, erosion in the east and the environmental catastrophe in the coastal regions and he will…
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Oops, President Misses the Murtala Moment! By Garba Shehu

The shocking abstention by Nigeria at the United Nations Security Council, on the question of whether Palestine should be free within a timeline of three years marks a major reversal in our foreign policy tradition.  For the President, Dr Jonathan Goodluck, it was far more disastrous, leading to the loss…
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A Judge’s Dangerous Whim, By Garba Shehu

Many years after alarm bells began ringing in Southern Nigeria protesting lower cut-off marks for Northern candidates for admission into Federal Government Colleges, a Federal High Court in Lagos has struck down the government admission policy. Justice John Tsoho who handed down the landmark decision says that admission into federal…
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For Gusau, Dasuki, Silence No Longer Golden, By Garba Shehu

The fight back by Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, the President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN over the cash-for-arm scandal appears to be succeeding given the failure of his targets, the Minister of Defence, General Aliyu Gusau (rtd) and more particularly, the National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd) to…
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