Opinion

Kano’s loss, Nigeria’s gain: Three-point agenda for HRH Muhammadu Sanusi II, By Muhammad Jameel Yusha’u

(views expressed in this piece are strictly personal) The dethronement of His Royal Highness Muhammadu Sanusi II is a huge loss for my home state of Kano, but what appears to be Kano’s loss might become Nigeria’s gain. I have followed the ugly drama of his unfortunate dethronement from the…
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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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Opinion

Nigeria 2019: Of Voided Votes and Inconclusive State Polls, By Rafiq Raji

"...In Rivers, until further notice the elections due to violence in polling units and collation centres, staff being taken hostage and election materials, including results sheets, seized or destroyed by unauthorised persons. There is no doubt that the electoral process there was severely compromised.” If this conclusion is also made…
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