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Important Advice On How To Become A Better And Successful Person, By Murtadha Gusau

In the Name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful All praises are due to Allah and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger of Allah, his family, companions and those who follow him well until Judgement Day. Dear brothers and sisters, know that, one of the things we…
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It’s NOT About Dismantling SARS, It’s About Democratising Nigeria, By Jibrin Ibrahim

We desperately need a Police Service, not a brutal Force. We need a Police Service that is fit for purpose and the youths are telling us to do that now. Mr. President, please listen to what they are saying, and develop a mechanism to impose reform on the Nigeria Police…
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#ENDSARS and the Many Rivers To Cross, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

But how about mass action against kidnapping and banditry? How about massive protest against politicians who live large at the detriment of those who elect them? Or a demand for restructuring of a skewed federation not working for anyone, such as Nigeria's money-guzzling bicameral legislature, a unified police, or feeding…
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Bámidélé Upfront

#EndSARS: the Imperative of Police Reform, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

Overall, a new policing system must reflect the decentralisation thrust inherent in a federal state. It must be community-based and properly funded. No sensible system can be underfinanced, as the entrenched "culture of returns" is the direct consequence of underfunding. Had the governors in the states not contributed financially, the…
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Vision 2050: Not Yet Uhuru!, Dakuku Peterside 

Is another developmental vision necessary? A resounding 'yes' is the answer. Will it work this time around, unlike the previous ones? It depends on all of us. A complete change in orientation, political culture, and economic strategy may be required. It is foolhardy to keep doing the same thing and expecting a…
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