Opinion

Why Type 2 Anti-Diabetic Drugs Are Failing, By Mukaila Kareem

As expected by my doctor from the very beginning of the initial diagnosis of diabetes, once the primary and add-on drugs fail, it is assumed that the pancreas is no longer able to secrete insulin and then comes the prescription of insulin injections. The end-stage implication of diabetes as “chronic…
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Opinion

Bulletin 1: No To The Dismantling of Kano’s 1,000-Year Political Heritage, By Concerned Citizens

The actions taken have completely overturned hierarchies and relations within the emirate, affecting the emir of Kano and the four kingmakers – Madaki, Makama, Sarkin Dawaki Mai Tuta and Sarkin Bai on the one hand and the so-called new emirs on the other hand, and this situation could lead to…
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Columns

Ramadan 1440 AH/2019: The Importance Of Performing Umrah In Ramadan, By Murtadha Gusau

The Umrah that is performed in Ramadan has a special merit over that which is performed in any other month. There are narrations encouraging Muslims to perform it in this month (Ramadan), showing its merit and reward and clarifying that it incurs a reward equal to that of performing Hajj.…
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Opinion

Appeal To Umrah Addicts: Re-channeling Resources As An Act of Worship, By Umar Yakubu

My appeal to Umrah addicts is to channel those funds being dissipated on pilgrimages towards the advancement of their societies, even if only for the next few years. There is a lot of development to be carried out. The current security challenges all over Nigeria are mainly an economic problem.…
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Columns

Can’t We Outsource Nigeria To Miyetti Allah?, By Festus Adedayo

The most painful implication of this negotiation with Miyetti Allah is that Buhari is openly raising his arms in the sky in surrender as affirmation of his inability or incapability to ensure peace in the country. It is also an affirmation that he is, by that very fact, ceding the…
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Columns

Ramadan 1440 AH/ 2019: To Those Whom Allah Tested With Infertility!, By Murtadha Gusau

If you have been trying to have kids without success, don't give up and don't lose hope. We control nothing in this world and everything has been given to us to live a perfectly suitable life. Just accept the fact that Allah gives us everything we need at the time…
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Columns

Venezuela: Those Chased By the Gods Should Not Tire, By Owei Lakemfa

Venezuela is being pushed towards anarchism. Through the use of sanctions, its populace is being forced to surrender. But the powerful will not always be victorious. Africans counsel that those being chased by the gods should not give up, but continue running because just as humans tire, so do the…
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Opinion

Nigerian Politics Needs All Its Remaining Gentlemen, By ‘Tope Fasua

Nigeria needs all the Omolúàbís it can find, in the front row, immediately, steering our ship out of what seems to be a journey to self-assured destruction. Anyone who says we should jettison our politics to thugs and chancers, cheats and criminals does not have the love for humanity at…
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Opinion

Oyetola’s Road To Legal Victory: The Unnecessary Hiccup, By Niyi Akinnaso

...omission by the INEC led the two judges to allege non-compliance with the electoral law. Under this pretext, they cancelled the votes in the 23 polling units. The cancellation led to a loss of 2,029 votes for APC and 1,246 votes for PDP. It was the difference between the two…
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