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Justice Tanko and the Bigotry of Numbers, By Majeed Dahiru

...Justice Tanko has not only crossed the dividing lines of the separation of powers by going beyond his constitutional responsibility of interpretation of the law to now suggesting how the law should be made, but he actually seeks to push the agenda of political Islam through the Muslim bigotry of…
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Anthony Joshua Is Not A Nigerian, By Majeed Dahiru

Nigerians should begin to make concerted efforts at deliberately transforming Nigeria from a country of indigenes into a nation of citizens that has the capacity to groom its own Anthony Joshua under the right atmosphere of egalitarianism, devoid of the clannishness of suffocating provincial proclivities arising from the black African…
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Electoral Banditry In Buhari’s Nigeria, By Majeed Dahiru

It is morally reprehensible for a President Buhari who was beneficiary of Nigeria’s fledging liberal democracy and improved electoral management process in 2015 to bequeath to Nigeria a legacy of electoral banditry. President Buhari has betrayed the moral code of democratic leadership, which places a constitutional obligation upon him to…
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Emir Sanusi’s Inappropriate Truth, By Majeed Dahiru

Emir Sanusi’s admonition against parental neglect of their children is critical but nevertheless inappropriate under this circumstance, as it is akin to blaming the very victims of a crime perpetrated by others. Beyond the reprehensible act of criminality is also the fundamental issue of the betrayal of trust between residents…
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Femi Adesina and the Demons In Aso Villa, By Majeed Dahiru

Beyond the fog of the morally reprehensible outbursts of a public officer, who is expected to maintain an exemplary level of decorum deserving of the highest office in the land, Adesina’s treatise illuminates a dark phase in Nigeria’s democratic trajectory. Nigeria is steadily being goaded into a state of fascist…
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Nigeria At 59: To Forget Or To Understand Our Differences?, By Majeed Dahiru

To reposition the Nigerian state on the path to sustainable socio-economic development will be to resolve the fundamental question of national identity. A resolution of this crisis of identity can only be achieved through an overthrow of the current elite consensus of divide-and-rule, leading to a people’s consensus guided Nigeria’s…
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Buhari’s New VAT Rate As Reverse Robin Hood, By Majeed Dahiru

If the proposal to borrow trillion to finance some components of the 2019 fiscal year is frittered away in fantastically corrupt procurement processes, which will most likely happen, and that would become the enabler of state capture by Nigeria’s political leadership, with the burden of repayment of these debts placed…
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