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Lawan At 61: The Quintessential Politician Behind the Gavel, By Ola Awoniyi

When Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan graduated from the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) in 1984 with a in Geography, his apparent career was as an academic. The career was probably foisted on him as Ahmad was a beneficiary of the legacy of Professor Jubril Aminu who, as the Vice-Chancellor of UNIMAID, offered…
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Still On the Disinterest From Northern Nigeria, By Mohammed Dahiru Aminu

I believe that the minimum expectation from a person who desires mentoring is for them to, at least, understand that they must provide the first push towards achieving their dreams. They must first identify their interests, and they must go out to look for mentors who can work with them…
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Perhaps Blacks Have Lower IQs Indeed – But That Can Be Fixed, By ‘Tope Fasua

...is the black man less intelligent in comparison with the brown, red, yellow or White man?.. I will say for now, yes. I mean it is a temporary, fixable issue. To reverse the scenario, we have to invest in nutrition, communication, enlightenment, and education. We also have to find better…
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Abuja: Routinely Raping Women At Night and Still Offering A Safe Space By Day?, By Charmaine Pereira

The FCT Social Development Secretariat (SDS) works in partnership with the notoriously brutal Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) to ‘sanitise’ the capital city of what it considers to be social ills. Those unfortunate enough to fall into the categories deemed to require ‘cleansing’ – and women in general, are being…
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