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Buhari Aiding, Abetting Terror By Defending Fulani Terrorists — Dr Perry Brimah

By defending Fulani terrorists listed in the Global Terrorism Index as the fourth deadliest terrorist group in the world, the Buhari government is dangerously aiding and abetting terror. [See ref: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/global-terrorism-index-nigerian-fulani-militants-named-as-fourth-deadliest-terror-group-in-world-a6739851.html] Armed Fulani militant terrorists have killed thousands of Nigerians and wiped out dozens of cities across the length and …

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The Python Does Not Dance, By Reuben Abati

Operation code-names have been an important part of military operations since the Germans first applied them in World War 1 but it may be said that the recent (or ongoing?) controversial military exercise in the South Eastern part of Nigeria codenamed Operation Python Dance II is the first major incident …

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JAMB and the politics of cut-off marks

I have followed with keen interest the controversy over the announcement of cut-off marks for Nigeria’s admission processes for the 2017/2018 session, with many commentators and the general public insisting that it is unwise, insensitive and retrogressive, to reduce the cut off mark for admissions into our tertiary institutions: 120 …

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The Rats Are Not To Blame, By Fisayo Soyombo

Throughout last week, it didn’t feel good to be Nigerian. On Tuesday, in particular, reading the international media was a painful experience. “Nigerian president to ‘work from home’ after rat infestation,” read the headline of a BBC report on Nigeria, with the lead going: Nigeria’s president will spend three months …

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Boko Haram: Open Letter to Borno People

Boko Haram: Open Letter to Borno People

“Fear a tumult which will affect those who caused it as well as the innocent ones…” Quran Chapter Anfal 8:25 I have deliberately quoted the above verse from the Quran, the Holy Book of Islam since the majority of Borno People are Muslims without ignoring the fact that there are …

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Why Buhari must be placed on herbs

A Greek philosopher once said: “After thunder, rain comes.” Another philosopher said: “There are two periods in life – negative and positive periods.” There is a Nigerian version to these sayings: “No condition is permanent.” There are times of sickness and times of healthiness. Concerning President Muhammadu Buhari’s health, there …

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Lunch in London, anxiety in Nigeria By Reuben Abati

What’s gwan inna wa cwantry?” “What language is that?” “English of course.” “Sounds like Creole to me. Why don’t you just talk straight?” “Nobody talks straight in this country anymore.” “I still talk straight. I can’t start twisting my tongue because some people have lost it.” “Okay, I was asking …

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