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Lamentations As Boko Haram Technically Defeats Buratai’s Army, By Majeed Dahiru

While the political leadership of Nigeria was basking in the euphoria of a false sense of triumph, the dynamics in the theatre of war has changed from civilian terrorism to a full blown insurgency, which has seen ISWAP take ground forces of mainly the Nigerian army head on, leaving many…
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A Speech the President Didn’t Make on Democracy Day By Majeed Dahiru

The much anticipated national celebration of June 12 as democracy day came by as an anti-climax for many. The failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to speak as much as a word to Nigerians on May 29, when he was inaugurated for a second term of four years, the forthcoming re-designated…
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Dapo Olorunyomi: Salute To a Soldier of Truth, By Majeed Dahiru

Born in a country that would continuously grapple with the self-inflicted challenge of good governance, Dapo, equipped with an unimpeachable pan-Nigerian nationalist credential, was, as a matter of necessity, thrown up as a soldier of truth, whose life-long career as a journalist has been dedicated to deepening the roots of…
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The MURIC Challenge To the Kukah Almajiri Intiative, By Majeed Dahiru

In an attempt to live in denial of the inevitability of an harmonious interdependence of mankind, irrespective of individual religious leanings for the peace, security and stability of the contemporary world, Professor Akintola and MURIC's challenge to the Kukah Initiative has once again thrown up issues in the Christian/Muslim relationship…
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Lamentations After Self-Imolation In Northern Nigeria, By Majeed Dahiru

Today, northern Nigeria is falling apart under the effect of sediments of cultural self-immolation, which has reduced the region to the lowest place on the human misery index, as the poorest, most insecure and ignorant zone in the Without education and requisite skills to survive in modern times, the poor…
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PenCom and the Uncertain Future of the Nigerian Worker, By Majeed Dahiru

The larger implication of the current financial haemorrhage at PenCom is not only a reversal of the modest gains in the period after the pension reforms of 2004, but may likely compel a relapse of the plight of pensioners to their impoverished conditions before the reforms. As Nigerian workers joined…
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Buhari and the Heavy Price of Sectionalism, By Majeed Dahiru

...Buhari’s sectionalism is also an albatross on its presumed Without a clear-cut vision and a matching policy articulation on how to turn around the socio-economic hopelessness of Northern Nigeria within an integrated framework of national development, the North will have to pay a heavy price for Buhari’s sectionalism with an…
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Oshiomhole and the Dogma of Party Supremacy, By Majeed Dahiru

Oshiomhole’s elucidating the dogma of party supremacy becomes even more sinister in the reality that the APC, like every other party, is lacking in both ideology and coherent pragmatic ideas for socio-economic development of Nigeria and its citizens. Former labour leader, former governor of Edo State and current chairman of…
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Pius Adesanmi Lives That Many Others May Live, By Majeed Dahiru

Beyond the oratorical tributes of the obsequies, the greatest tribute to the memory of our beloved Pius will be for Nigeria’s clan of pen warriors to continue his struggle for a better Nigeria through the upholding of the tenets of citizens' obligation to the state, duties of the state to…
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