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Buhari’s Dirty War On Corruption, By Majeed Dahiru

The dishonest integrity of President Muhammadu Buhari, a politician commonly mistaken for a statesmanis in full but discrete display in the Ibrahim Magu affair. For the second time, the Nigerian senate has rejected the nomination of Ibrahim Magu, the acting chairman of EFCC by refusing to confirm him as the substantive head of Nigeria’s foremost anti-corruption agency. On each occasion,the senate cited a da ...

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The United Xenophobic Republic Of South Africa, By Majeed Dahiru

Once again in the Republic of South Africa, the frustrations of the majority Black people have found violent expression in the killing of fellow Africans of foreign nationality and the destruction of their properties. This expression of hate and intolerance is fast becoming an alias for Black South Africans. Unfortunately, xenophobia is now elevated to state policy as demonstrated by the denial of its occur ...

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The Boko Haram Insurgency; A Violent Conflict Between Faith And Citizenship, By Majeed Dahiru

In the beginning The Boko Haram insurgency, which has claimed the lives of over twenty thousand people with a further displacement of another two million, is the most challenging armed conflict directly involving the Nigerian state since the civil war. The escalation of the Boko Haram insurgency into a full blown war beginning from the year 2010 has exerted enormous pressure on the Nigerian state and her na ...

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Muhammadu Buhari’s Dishonest Integrity, By Majeed Dahiru

The president of the Nigerian federation is suffering from a rare character disorder known as dishonest integrity. Some visible symptoms of this disorder include multiple and conflicting personality type, double standards, preaching what is not practiced, reneging on promises and breaching of agreements. The symptomatic effect of this character disorder on the way and manner the Buhari administration is run ...

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Conflict Of Religion And Citizenship As Muslim America Boycotts Trump’s America,By Majeed Dahiru

There appears to be no love lost between President Donald Trump and the American Muslim communityof about 3 million people of mostly Middle East and African origin. Trump refused to be politically correct about the reality of radical Islam, a fact that millions of Muslims are living in denial of. The Middle East, which is the cradle of Islam has been made restive in modern times as a result of a combination ...

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Boko Haram And The Legend Of Sambisa Forest, By Majeed Dahiru

The Boko Haram insurgency is the greatest challenge to Nigeria’s internal security and national stability since the end of the civil war. The insurgency has succeeded and thrived because of a fundamental misinterpretation of the real motive of the terror group by the former administration of Goodluck Jonathan, a Nigerian of southern Christian origin and a denial of that motive by the current administration ...

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Dogara At 49; Strength Of A Youth, Wisdom Of An Elder, By Majeed Dahiru

The morning of Monday, December 26th was dry and windy, as the north east trade wind visited Abuja, accompanied by a hay of dusty clouds. At about 10 am, I got a call from a close friend and a brother who is also the member representing Adavi/Okehi federal constituency of Kogi state, Hon Muhammed Kabir Ajanah-a scion of the famous Madaki Ajanah political dynasty. The call was an invitation to accompany him ...

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A Look At The Biafra Question Beyond Nnamdi Kanu’s IPOB

Nigeria is in a state of undeclared with itself. The most populous Black nation on earth is fighting in different fronts. From the Boko Haram insurgency to the scourge of marauding Fulani killer herdsmen and the militant activities of the avengers in the Niger delta clearly shows that all is not well with Nigeria. The common denominator of all these groups is separatism brought about, not only by the struct ...

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Sectionalism As A Threat To National Security, By Majeed Dahiru

Nepotism, tribalism, regionalism, cronyism and religious bigotry; collectively known as sectionalism, is the root of corruption. Sectionalism rewards mediocrity and relegates competent expertise because the yardstick is who knows you but not what you know. Sectionalism rewards complacency but punishes hard work because the yardstick is where you are coming from but not the first to arrive. Sectionalism has ...

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Rotimi Amaechi: The Knife That Tore The Umbrella , By Majeed Dahiru

Frontline Niger delta region oil producing Rivers state, hosts to leading multi-national oil companies as well as the largest oil and gas infrastructure in Nigeria is truly the treasure base of Africa’s second largest oil producer. Nigeria’s economy is heavily dependent on oil and gas export earnings [90%]. It is not always gloomy in the Niger delta. Oil producing states benefits significantly from the natu ...

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The Fall And Fall Of PDP, By Majeed Dahiru

The political behemoth known as the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, whose chieftains fondly refers to as the largest political party in Africa; an appellation that is clearly a misnomer, which can best be described as a cheerful expression of a glutinous privileged few feeding fat on state resources, because the claim is not based on any empirical comparative yardstick. At the height of its power and might, ...

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Brexit, Trump; The New World Re-Ordered, By Majeed Dahiru

The world is set to undergo fundamental changes, first with Brexit and secondly and most importantly with a Donald Trump at the White House in quick succession. Throughout the Western world, populism and nationalism is on the rise evident in these two historic but unexpected events. If the world was set on the edge by Trump’s candidacy, the world is shocked and in some cases devastated by his emergence as t ...

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