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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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Opinion

Boko Haram 10 Years Later: Questions We Don’t (And May Never) Have Answers To, By Medinat Abdulazeez Malefakis

Attacking all representations of government, such as the army, presents it as an insurgent group. Its anti-western/anti-modernisation ideology posits it as a fundamentalist religious Islamic group, but its killings of prominent Islamic scholars who oppose their ideology, such as Auwal Albani Zaria, lends doubtful credence to the authenticity of its…
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Columns

Security and Development Challenges in the Sahel, By Jibrin Ibrahim

The state in the countries of the Sahel is extremely weak and is unable to perform its key functions related to security provisioning and the delivery of social and economic goods to the people. The state has therefore lost much of its legitimacy. The Sahel states all have secular constitutions…
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Opinion

Putting Human Rights At the Heart of Policy Making, By Osai Ojigho

The government should place human rights at the heart of its policy making. It should formulate and publicise a rights agenda within the framework of its national and foreign policies to demonstrate a long-term commitment to entrenching a culture of human rights in Nigeria. Nigeria, on the face of it,…
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