Opinion

Buhari’s Most Divisive Independence Day Speech, By Majeed Dahiru

In addressing issues surrounding the renewed separatist agitation in the South-East, the president not only failed to reassure Nigerians from that part of the country of his commitment to a just and fair Nigeria where nobody will be marginalised on account of ethnicity, religion, state of origin and partisan choice.…
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The South-East Needs a Show of Love, Not a Show of Force, By Majeed Dahiru

The more the president continues to ignore the genuine concerns of his administration’s marginalisation of those of South-Eastern origin, the further they are pressed away from Nigeria towards Nnamdi Kanu’s separatist agitations. To take the fire out of the raging flame of Nnamdi Kanu’s IPOB is to show love to…
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Opinion

Nigeria Is Not Blessed With Abundant Human and Natural Resources, By Majeed Dahiru

Nigeria must explore its influence on brother African nations to secure favourable trade and investment deals for Nigerian businesses to thrive as overseas investors. This would enable Nigerian investors to also make and repatriate profits back home, which will greatly help in boosting our foreign exchange earnings. In the face…
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President Buhari: It’s Time To Sue for Sustaining Peace and Inclusive Governance, By Majeed Dahiru

My dear President Buhari, I join millions of our country men and women in felicitating with you, your family, associates and well-wishers on your return from medical vacation in the United Kingdom. I wish you good health and strength to continue to discharge the enormous responsibilities of your exalted office…
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Opinion

Arewa Youth Quit Notice and the Double Jeopardy of the Nigerian Igbo, By Majeed Dahiru

The presidency may consider taking a strong action to rein in the issuers of the threat, their collaborators and supporters, to avert a likely bloodshed that may result from any attempt to implement the quit notice on the Igbo living in the North by the Arewa youth group. This is,…
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Opinion

A Disturbing Conflict of Interests: Senator Hope Uzodinma and the NPA Probe, By Majeed Dahiru

Senator Hope Uzodinma should recuse himself or be excused by the Senate president from the chairmanship of the Senate joint committee on tariffs, customs excise and marine transport in order not to jeopardise the outcome of this very important probe of the serious allegations of criminal infractions against the NPA.…
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Opinion

Bukar Abba Ibrahim: When Sharia Law Is Without Sharia Faith, By Majeed Dahiru

...less than two decades after the pronouncement of Sharia law in most part of Northern Nigeria, the advocates and leaders of the Sharia movement have fallen short of their own publicly professed religious standards. Some Sharia law advocates are complicit in corrupt practices that have degenerated to economic and financial…
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