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Buhari’s Misguided Invitation of Shi’ites To Terrorism, By Femi Aribisala

Buhari is busy importing the incendiary of Middle Eastern Sunni/Shiite conflagration into Nigeria. The decision of the Nigerian government to proscribe the Shi'ite Islamic Movement In Nigeria (IMN) and to declare it officially as a terrorist organization is a catastrophic blunder. In the first instance, the decision is illegal and…
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Don’t You Already Regret Voting for Buhari?, By Femi Aribisala

What were you thinking voting for Buhari? Thanks to him, the Nigerian economy is in tatters. Farming is hazardous, with herdsmen on the rampage. Travel by road is now dangerous, with kidnappers on the loose. The government has returned Nigeria to a high debtor status, from which we were once…
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Revamping Buhari’s Shambolic Foreign Policy, By Femi Aribisala

What we need to do therefore is to invest in Nigerians and then use our foreign policy to promote the Nigerian. Foreigners already know that Nigerians are energetic, enterprising and resourceful. Let us build on this from inside out, then leverage on it in our foreign policy. Nigeria’s foreign policy…
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Who Speaks For the Yoruba In the Killing Fields of Nigeria Today? (2), By Femi Aribisala

Bola Tinubu, Yemi Osinbajo and other APC opportunists can no longer speak for the Yorubas in Nigeria. President Buhari cares for his people. But although he is president of Nigeria, his people are not the people of Nigeria. His people are the Fulanis in particular, and Northern Nigerians in general.…
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Who Speaks For the Yorubas In the Killing Fields of Nigeria Today? (1), By Femi Aribisala

...who is supplying them with these arms and why is the government more concerned about those owning arms legally and not hurting anyone with them, than about those carrying arms illegally and killing innocent people with them? Why does the government want to disarm legal gun-owners, but shows no interest…
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Time For INEC Chairman, Mahmud Yakubu, To Resign, By Femi Aribisala

Having been caught in lies upon lies, Mahmood Yakubu should do the honourable thing for a change. It is not realistic to insist that President Buhari should fire him. That is unlikely to happen since he is working to protect the president’s interests. But there is one road still open…
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Celebrating Democracy Day With Election Rigmarole, By Femi Aribisala

No June 12 declaration as Democracy Day can obfuscate the rape of democracy we have just witnessed. What we have in Nigeria is not government of the people by the people and for the people; but government of the government by the government and for the government. The Nigeria of…
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Nigeria’s Gradual Return To Dictatorship, By Femi Aribisala

If care is not taken, the so-called “next level” of Buhari’s government might be a return to dictatorship. Nigerians are not students of history. History, in Nigeria, is so contentious, it is not even taught in our schools. However, we educate our future through the study of history. A country…
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