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Why North East People Love Buratai

By Mohammed Ali The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Yusufu Buratai is from Borno State in the North-Eastern part of Nigeria. But that is not why the people of that geo-political zone love him. Everytime the name of

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Growing Confidence In War Against Insurgency

By Sunday Attah  There is no such thing as crisis of confidence in the current war against insurgency in Nigeria. If there is, it wouldn’t have been confined to the hush tones of conspirators but would have been evident in

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Is NEMA Making Progress On Her Mandate?

By Bridget Agada The management of disasters in Nigeria has come under public scrutiny in recent times. This is especially so in the light of the various humanitarian crisis that has been experienced in Nigeria, and worthy of mention is

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Armed Forces Service Commission Bill: Will The Senate Bow To Pressure?

By Lawrence Audu There was an interesting topic that dominated public discourse recently. It raged with some putting in arguments to support their positions and some against also putting up arguments to support their views. The contentious issue is the

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The NASS, Obnoxious Bills And The Rest Of Us

By Akintunde Babafemi We all know that the National Assembly, NASS wields enormous powers as conferred on them by the laws of our land; but it is not difficult for me or anyone else to discern that this power is

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Understanding AI’s Fuss With Nigeria

By Edward Omaga Amnesty International seems to have its operational headquarters in Nigeria. The organization loves Nigeria because the Nigerian platform is that which it uses to gain popularity with its half-baked annual reports that smacks of a mockery of

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No Twist In President Buhari’s Popularity Index

It was a mark of President Muhammadu Buhari’s rising profile and towering popularity that a young man who was excited over the president’s outstanding achievements attempted to behold and have a handshake with him. This was at the recent Argungu

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General Buratai In The Eyes Of The People

By Abe Kolawole It was Plato who, during the Golden Age, when history was rising as a major sign of the growing sophistication of the Athenian society, declared that a life not examined is a life not worth living. As

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As Emir Sanusi Becomes History!

By Abiodun Komolafe To Nigerians, that the 14th Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has been dethroned is incontrovertibly established. However, the nuances and the sociological imports of his dethronement should not be lost on the society. To start with,

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NEMA: Understanding The Samaritan In Maihaja

By David Onmeje “We instinctively tend to limit for whom we exert ourselves. We do it for people like us, and for people whom we like. Jesus will have none of that. By depicting a Samaritan helping a Jew, Jesus

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