Opinion

Emir Sanusi and How to Say It, By Kingsley Moghalu

Given the sensitivity of the topics on which Sanusi has pronounced himself, he might want to consider, and compare, the benefits and risks of frequent public statements with a “mixed" approach of waging a more sustained intellectual battle of ideas about the direction of Islamic Northern society within the councils…
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Columns

The Misinterpretation of Muhammadu Sanusi II, By Gimba Kakanda

The way out of this cultural entrapment is a mental revolution. “We must wage an intellectual war,” the Sarki proposes. “Because Islam is not univocal; there are many voices, there are many interpretations, there are many viewpoints, and we have for too long allowed the ascendancy of the most conservative…
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Opinion

Why Is the North So Productive and Yet So Poor?, By Tony Osborg

The North needs to support the #RestructureNigeria campaign and prove to the rest of the country that it can survive without being breast fed with free oil money from the A people cannot be so productive and yet be so poor. Something is basically wrong. To restructure Nigeria and entrench…
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Opinion

Bridget Abahime’s Murder: An Epilogic View, By Jaafar Jaafar

But what I detest is the hypocrisy of Nigerians. We subject everything to subjective convenience. Those insisting I must comment would not do so if the issue was about Hausa against Hausa or Muslim against Muslim. The South cries louder and blows everything out of proportion when a Southerner is…
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Columns

Rural Banditry: From the Crisis of Nomadism to State Crisis, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Rural banditry in West Africa has exploded on the basis a long-term crisis located in climate change. As the climate becomes drier, there is an increase in the southward migration of pastoralists from the Sahelian belt in search of water and pastures for their livestock, creating pressures on the available…
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The Caliphate, The Emir and Nigeria’s Master Race (Part 1), By Femi Fani-Kayode

"Do not call a conspiracy what these people call a conspiracy, neither fear ye their fear but sanctify the Lord your God in your heart and Let Him be your only fear"- Isaiah 8:12 In an essay titled "Afenifere: A Syllabus Of Errors" which was written in 1998 and published…
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A Northern Christian Presidential Candidate For The APC, By Femi Aribisala

The fact that Nigeria is a country with some 350 ethnic groups makes it imperative that we must always be politically mindful of ethnic, religious and regional considerations. Failure to do this on the idealistic grounds that the quality of our public officials is more important than their ethnic and…
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