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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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Court Surprisingly Strikes Out Suit Seeking To Remove Tambuwal

Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja has struck out suit filed by Senator Umaru Dahiru which sought to remove Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State on the ground that the primary elections which produced the defendant as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress was faulty and marred by irregularities. The ruling took all those at the court by surprise because today’s sitt ...

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Sokoto Gov’ship Battle: Dahiru Seeks Tambuwal’s Removal, Faults APC Primary

The Federal High Court in Abuja will on March 10 give ruling on whether to allow or refuse an application seeking to amend an originating summon pleading for the removal of the Sokoto state governor, Malam Aminu Waziri Tambuwal from office on the account that the primary election of the All Progressive Congress (APC) that produced him for the 2015 governorship election was not validly conducted. The applica ...

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The Common Sense In Trump’s Muslim Ban, By Majeed Dahiru

In keeping to his campaign promise, President Donald Trump has taken the first of several steps in tackling headlong the menace of radical Islam. By a stroke of pen on a controversial executive order, citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries of Yemen, Sudan, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Iraq and Iran have been temporarily banned from the United States of America, for one hundred and twenty days to allow f ...

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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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Of The Tambuwals, The Issues And The Supreme Court Judgment

By Abdallah el-Kurebe It is about Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and Senator Umar Dahiru Tambuwal. Both are from Tambuwal town in Tambuwal local government of Sokoto State; both are lawyers by profession and politicians; both were at the National Assembly, the former as a member of House of Representatives and Speaker and the later as a Senator and Senate Committee Chairman on Judiciary. Both were known to ...

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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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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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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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