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Pathway To National Dialogue and Rebirth, By Jibrin Ibrahim

The president should immediately initiate a process of dialogue to address multiple concerns over growing acts of violence, inter-communal and inter-religious conflicts. For the Nigerian people to accept the dialogue, there must be a serious attempt to address insecurity and growing mistrust between citizens. The trust deficit between citizens and…
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CAMA, Religion and Good Corporate Governance, By Jibrin Ibrahim

...when religious organisations formally register with the state and use the said registration to raise substantial capital, such revenue should be spent in consonance with the objectives the organisation has set for itself. Following the signing into law of the Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020 (CAMA) by President Muhammadu…
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Recalling Predictions On the Death of the Nigerian State, By Jibrin Ibrahim

These illustrations are simply to draw attention to the fact that we are not saying anything new today that is different from the discourse of the 1990s, 1980s or 1970s. Forget all the big words used, they all boil down to one simple issue – corruption captured Nigeria long ago.…
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NEPU: Recalling When Ideology Mattered To Nigerian Parties, By Jibrin Ibrahim

The discussions on the politics of NEPU was very rich because it drew attention to what political parties are supposed to exist for. The first issue was that back in the day they were clear about what they stood for – good or bad, and they had a structure that…
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Violence In Kaduna, As Nigeria Bleeds, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Kaduna State is a microcosm of Nigeria. Following thirty years of a fissiparous process of state creation, the political map of majorities and minorities has been complexified by the creation of numerous new majorities and minorities. The Kaduna question is about the state-wide majority versus the southern Kaduna majority. On…
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Ibrahim Magu: Ramifications of a Complex Story, By Jibrin Ibrahim

There are numerous reports that the conflict between Abubakar Malami and Ibrahim Magu may lie in their different visions of the discontinuation of the prosecution of corrupt persons. In February 2018, PREMIUM TIMES broke the story of how the attorney-general, Abubakar Malami, wrote President Buhari and urged him to allow…
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Buhari Regime: Caught in Whirlwind of Corruption Allegations, By Jibrin Ibrahim

As the drama on massive corruption plays out, the regime is the loser and it has clearly lost its anti-corruption image. In addition, no one within the administration appears to have the standing to be able to intervene in a manner that would assure Nigerians on the legitimacy of state…
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