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The Words Of A Haramite and the Perfidy Of The #BBOG Campaign, By Femi Fani-Kayode

''When I say that the Presidency must come to the north next year I am referring to the Hausa-Fulani core north and not any northern Christian or Muslim minority tribe. The Christians in the north are nothing and the muslim minorities in the north know that when we are talking…
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The Imperative Of Accepting Outcomes Of Credible Elections, By Jibrin Ibrahim

As the final declarations of contestants for the February elections emerge, it is becoming extremely clear that both the presidential and many gubernatorial will be closely fought affairs. The emergence of the APC as an amalgam of the major opposition parties means the PDP will not have an easy breeze…
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Ethics and The Future of Nigerian Church, By Adeolu Ademoyo

Dear Pastor Adeboye, I write to you because of the serious state of the Nigerian Church today where many components of the Nigerian Church, Pastors and faithfuls, confidently and boldly, without any scruple and reservation, separate our Christian faith in God from ethics and truth. This is an agony for…
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The Agnostic Secular State and Hijab’s in Islam, By Imam Murtadha Gusau

In The Name of Allah, the Most Merciful, Most Compassionate Alhamdulillah, indeed, all praise is due to Allah. We praise Him and seek His help and forgiveness. We seek refuge with Allah from our soul’s evils and our wrong doings. He whom Allah guides, no one can misguide; and he…
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Why Muhammadu Buhari Does Not Belong In Our Future, By Olúfémi Táíwò

I recently had a phone conversation with a dear compatriot who just shared with me a desire to support Muhammadu Buhari for president, come 2015 elections. The conversation we had convinced me to put down these thoughts that have been with me for quite some time now. Let me start…
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Nigeria: Beyond the Ceasefire, By Dele Agekameh

It was largely unexpected. But when it came, it came with a bang. Everybody was heldspell-bound. Perhaps, this illustrates the news that filtered in last Friday to the effect that the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Boko Haram terrorists have agreed to cease hostility.  Announcing the ceasefire in Abuja at the end of the conference on…
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Hard Questions Government Must Answer, By Garba Shehu

The perplexing truce reached between the Jonathan administration and theBoko Haram insurgents highlights challenges that Abuja can’t afford to down-play. With the whole thing appearing like it is unravelling, people are asking whether anyone was right to have given any weight to the ceasefire in the first instance. I have argued…
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