Columns

Justice Tanko and the Bigotry of Numbers, By Majeed Dahiru

...Justice Tanko has not only crossed the dividing lines of the separation of powers by going beyond his constitutional responsibility of interpretation of the law to now suggesting how the law should be made, but he actually seeks to push the agenda of political Islam through the Muslim bigotry of…
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Opinion

“What Can We Do About It?”: Nigeria’s Soft Approach To PCVE, By Richard Ali

We recognise, sadly, that poems and dance do not stop bullets or shield a woman from the blast of an IED. We, however, also believe that NACTEST’s “soft approach” is crucial at this point, hence the necessity its framework, experience and prospects from you, experts and enthusiasts, stakeholders all. I…
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Opinion

The Illegality of Recruiting Former Civilian JTF Members Into the Nigerian Army, By Kennedy Emetulu

I think the National Assembly should invoke its constitutional powers immediately and begin to look into this recruitment. It must immediately investigate the present composition of the Nigerian Army along the lines of its mandate under section 219(b) to ensure that the composition of the armed forces of the Federation…
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Guest Columns

Now Comes the Hard Part: Five Priorities in the Continuing Fight Against Boko Haram, By Jennifer Cooke

Boko Haram is indeed weakened, but the government and its international partners must urgently block its capacity and opportunity to regenerate. This will require a shift from a “search and destroy” military mindset to a more multifaceted approach that prioritises civilian protection and engagement, genuine collaboration with regional neighbours, and…
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