Hussaina Audu

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words, By Hussaina Audu

Two events this week formulated my train of thought for this piece. First of all, on Wednesday, the Federal Executive Council approved the sum of billion for the purchase of cooking stoves and wonder bags under the National Clean Cooking Scheme. Never mind that before Wednesday, we had not heard…
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Jibrin Ibrahim

Political Science and the Sickness of the Nigerian State, By Jibrin Ibrahim,

The state of the Nigerian State is serious and each day we appear to be sinking deeper into the abyss. There is mounting evidence that we are not being governed and the traditional task of running the State is not a priority concern for the ruling class. Indeed, strictly speaking,…
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Article of Faith

Article of Faith: Double minded Paul, By Femi Aribisala

Jesus says: “Beware of these Pharisees and the way they pretend to be good when they aren't. But such hypocrisy cannot be hidden forever. It will become as evident as yeast in dough.” (Luke 12:1-2). Paul remained a Pharisee even after his conversion to Christianity. He declared to the Sanhedrin:…
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Opinion

FRIDAY SERMON: The ideal qualities and nature of Islamic community, By Imam Murtada Gusau

In the name of Allah, most Gracious, most Merciful. Alhamdulillah. Indeed, all praise is due to Allah. We praise Him and seek His help and forgiveness. We seek refuge with Allah from the evil within ourselves and from our wrongdoings. He whom Allah guides, no one can misguide; and he…
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Columns

Giving Our All To Serve The Electorate, By Rauf Aregbesola

The journey to our inauguration today began on the day of our inauguration, exactly four years ago, when the party we displaced began to unleash a wicked engine of relentless falsehood to destabilise our administration and bring our downfall. They have engaged in every form of shenanigan and put every…
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Columns

The President Nigerians Need in 2015, By Omano Edigheji

n the 2015 elections, Nigerians would have to make hard choices about the next president because their future and that of the country depend on it. As we approach the elections, especially the presidential election, some members of the political elite wants to make religion the dominant issue instead of…
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Columns

Does Jonathan Know The Price At Which Our “democracy” Was Bought? By Ogaga Ifowodo

By condoning, if not authorising, serial acts of impunity, is President Jonathan transforming democracy by redefining it as minority rule? Or simply returning us to the forgotten epoch of might is right? The most popular definition of democracy remains that proffered by Abraham Lincoln in the famous Gettysburg Address to…
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