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President Buhari’s Choice of Sadiya Umar Farouq, By Hannatu Musawa

Kudos to the president for not only creating this much-needed Ministry, but for having the foresight of making a choice from one of his own; from choosing his capable daughter, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, to reach out to Nigerians affected by humanitarian crisis and disaster, in trying to lift as…
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Global Warning of Global Warming, By Hannatu Musawa

Our climate is changing. At the United Nations General Assembly that just concluded, there was a Climate Action Summit, which addressed the dire consequences of Climate Change. In the face of worsening climate crisis, world leaders from government, business, and civil societymet to come up with new pathways and practical…
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9/11 and the Misconception of the Religion of Peace, By Hannatu Musawa

I believe that the world should always remember the 9/11 crisis and the tragedies and wars that fell in its aftermath and that memory should serve as a lesson for the innocence that the world lost on that day. On Tuesday, September 11, 2001 when four passenger jets were hijacked…
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Xenodochial, Not Xenophobia, By Hannatu Musawa

The horrific disturbing tales of discrimination and violence in South Africa as of recent has been nothing short of unacceptable. It would seem that the scars of apartheid are evidently obvious in these attacks of hatred and cowardice. In 1994 when South Africa was democratized; rather than decreasing the incidence…
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The Prospect of Oil and Gas In Northern Nigeria, By Hannatu Musawa

Questions surrounding whether the NNPC invested enough funds in seismic data acquisition and drilling in these areas or whether the cessation of oil exploration in the Lake Chad Basin and Benue Trough is related to geopolitical issues in the country, will continue unless more efforts are made. The new group…
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Embracing The Message Of Understanding, By Hannatu Musawa

This Ramadan, as new friends Iliyasu and Cletus sit down to celebrate Sallah as neighbours, while looking forward to a future of mutual understanding and respect, one hopes that Nigerians all over, despite their beliefs and identities, will stop the ignorant rants and hate and embrace the spirit of brotherhood,…
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A Du’a for Hajiya Zulaiha Muhammad Buhari, By Hannatu Musawa

Magajiya’s good works will always be remembered, but more deeply we will remember the love that shone from her heart, love that was fueled by her absolute dedication to her faith. She will long remain an inspiration to those who would serve their communities and those who cherish the value…
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