Editorial

EDITORIAL: Nigeria Must Not Transform the Shiites Into Enemies

Nigeria is a multi-religious country in which the two main faiths, Christianity and Islam, are sub-divided into numerous sects and groups, not all of which accept each other. Our Constitution protects all of them by guaranteeing religious freedom. Any attempt to deprive any religious group from the freedom to practice…
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Guest Columns

Nigeria’s War Against the Shi’a, By Chris Ngwodo

Buhari risks leaving as his defining moral legacy, an indifference to human suffering and tyrannical oppression of minorities that will forever colour the memory of his presidency. By its disregard for the human rights of the Shi’a, and its enablement of extremist voices, the administration is nurturing monsters whose bloody…
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Opinion

Shi’ites’ Protest: Before Another ‘Boko Haram’ Is Created, By David Dimas

First, the continuous incarceration of religious leaders such as El-Zakzaky, without charging them to court for offences they are accused of, is nothing but an invitation to anarchy. The established laws of the land regarding arrests and prosecution should be amply followed. The intensification of protest by members of the…
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Opinion

Muharram: Shia Killings In Nigeria, By Harun Elbinawi

...killings and destruction have never destroyed an idea, but the Wahhabi mindset thinks this possible, which why they engage in so much killings and destructions around the world but still achieve nothing. What are the achievements of ISIS, AlQaeda and Boko Haram? Muharram is the first month of the Islamic…
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Adeolu Ademoyo

Letter To Gen. Tukur Buratai: You Are Not The President of Nigeria, By Adeolu Ademoyo

“…An attempt on COAS is akin to an attempt on a sitting President. So, in the cause of doing our work we make no apology to any ” - Major General Adeniyi Oyebade, General Officer Commanding, One Mechanised Division, Kaduna. Dear General Buratai, I write to you today as a…
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Adeolu Ademoyo

Neither Shiite Nor Sunni But A Federal Nigeria, By Adeolu Ademoyo

“We don’t believe in weapons. We don’t believe in killing. We are not ISIS or Boko Haram who call themselves Sunnis.” - Dr. Waziri Isa Gwantu, ABU, Zaria Lecturer. “If you look at The Muslim Congress and other responsible Islamic organisations in the South West, you see that we have…
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Adeolu Ademoyo

The Federal Question And The Army’s Massacre of Shiites in Zaria, By Adeolu Ademoyo

In defining our values for us, the Nigerian army is becoming a threat to us. The Nigerian army has crossed the line in defining civilian values in a democracy. This has to stop. Mr. Sani Usman, the army spokesperson must be called to order to stop his partisan and unprofessional…
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