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Onnoghen and Buhari’s Warped War On Corruption, By Majeed Dahiru

The outrage that greeted this latest ugly incidence of executive terrorism against the judiciary is simply because of the current administration's selective war on corruption, which appears to only target individuals opposed to Buhari’s misrule. The scourge of corruption in Nigeria has grown in monstrosity because Buhari’s on corruption has…
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In Buhari’s 2023, Its Neither East Nor West, By Majeed Dahiru

becomes impossible for Buhari to fix it in just eight years, especially when there is no alternative to the leader among 200 million Nigerians. Then it is possible that such an alternative is yet to be born. With Buhari not making any verbal commitment to either the South-East or South-West,…
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The Obono-Obla Affair and Buhari’s Failure of Integrity, By Majeed Dahiru

The likes of Obono-Obla can only thrive and continue to constitute public nuisances that collectively assault the sensibilities of nothing but a mockery of the otherwise serious task of the comprehensive tackling of the scourge of endemic corruption, which equally result from the fundamental integrity failure of President Buhari. Over…
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Of Farooq Kperogi and the Road To Totalitarianism, By Majeed Dahiru

The Kperogi incidence, which is consistent with the Buhari administrations effort at curtailing the freedom of the press, is indicative of a slide towards totalitarianism in clear reversal of the modest gains of a consolidated liberal democratic culture developed between 1999 and 2015. Having failed to cover up its glaring…
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Why the North Should Not Take The Rest of Nigeria for Granted, By Majeed Dahiru

...the North has an opportunity to take advantage of the Atiku alternative with the prospects of re-uniting a sharply divided country, because he enjoys the confidence of a broader plurality To continue to insist on the Buhari candidacy in 2019, will mean the North is taking the rest of Nigeria…
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Jonathan and the Chibok Girls Affair, By Majeed Dahiru

In fact, the Jonathan administration acted before time to prevent the abduction of the school girls by issuing a security advisory for students to be evacuated from risk prone areas to safer locations. In a letter dated March 12, the urgency that "candidates in the federal unity schools be assembled…
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The Shi’a Uprising and the Rule of Law, By Majeed Dahiru

...we must be guided by the rule of law to reverse the fast deteriorating security situation posed by the current Shi'ite uprising. The continuous detention of Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, in defiance of the orders of courts of law, can only push the Shi'ite…
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Northern Nigeria and the Falsehood of Educational ‘Disadvantage’, By Majeed Dahiru

The ruling elite of the area keeps appealing to the false impression of being "educationally disadvantaged" as a tool of blackmail to extract more from the Nigerian state through the insistence on the quota system of a federal character principle, as the basis for securing more benefits to itself. Once…
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