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USA: White Supremacy Bigger Threat To U.S. Than Radical Muslims (Statistics)

“There’s an acceptance now of the idea that the threat from jihadi terrorism in the United States has been overblown,” Dr. John G. Horgan

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RUSSIA: President Vladimir Putin: The First Among Equals

Obama chided Russia for its military buildup is doomed to failure. By Monday he was publicly welcoming Russia to join the fight against the Islamic State.

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Boko Haram: North’s Inhumanity To North

Why, in spite of its long hold on to power for so long in the history of our nation, they still have the highest number of illiterates, diseased and poor?

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PALESTINE: When Will President Mahmoud Abbas Stand Up For Palestinians?

PALESTINE: When Will President Mahmoud Abbas Stand Up For Palestinians?

A recent poll found that 78% of Palestinians think their chances of getting a state in the next five years are “slim to non-existent”.

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USA: An Economic Agenda For America: 12 Steps Forward

Today, millions of Americans are working longer hours for lower wages. The American people must make a fundamental decision.

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YEMEN CRISIS: Anxiety, Frustration, Pain, Helplessness, Anger

YEMEN CRISIS: Anxiety, Frustration, Pain, Helplessness, Anger

Bombs fall from the sky, fierce battles play out on the ground, bringing along sickness, famine, lack of shelter. Civilians in Yemen deserve better.

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Kwarakopa: National Service For An Indifferent Government, Within A Hostile Community

To serve their nation, graduate citizens from polytechnics and universities across the nation and beyond are engaged in the one year compulsory national service.

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NIGERIA At 55: The Unending Search for ‘National Rebirth’

NIGERIA At 55: The Unending Search for ‘National Rebirth’

At 55, our scorecard is not looking any good. In another 5, may be 10, or 20 years, it may look better. Happy independence anniversary!

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Is President Muhammadu Buhari Making ‘The Perfect The Enemy Of The Good?’

Buhari’s APC is a big tent that includes many rivals and factions to be balanced. Read this.

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A Problem Like Fulani Herdsmen

The only way, however, to halt these reckless and callous killings is for those who perpetrate them to be duly dealt with according to the law.

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REFUGEE CRISIS: Winter May Exacerbates Refugees Treacherous Conditions

REFUGEE CRISIS: Winter May Exacerbates Refugees Treacherous Conditions

There is a feeling among aid workers the numbers who try this winter will be greater than in previous years due to despair at the situation in Syria.

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PALESTINE: President Mahmoud Abbas Dreams And Aspirations For Palestinians

PALESTINE: President Mahmoud Abbas Dreams And Aspirations For Palestinians

Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas: “For more than 68 years, my people have been denied their rights and denied freedom.”

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NIGERIA: Why I Will Not Write About Saraki’s Trial

NIGERIA: Why I Will Not Write About Saraki’s Trial

You now know why I would not write about Senator Saraki’s trial. There’s a broader, deeper discussion that engages me!

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Saraki As Buhari’s Collateral Damage

Senator Bukola Saraki travails are not unconnected with the calculation by the Buhari’s camp to continue to foist anti-democratic and dangerous political experiments on Nigerians.

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Sarakigate And The Poverty Of ‘Moral Leadership’ In Nigeria

Will Saraki rise to the demands of morality by tendering his resignation letter and sort himself out at the tribunal? Read Sarakigate.

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SYRIA: 30,000 Fighters From Over 100 Countries Joined Islamic State

SYRIA: 30,000 Fighters From Over 100 Countries Joined Islamic State

Tina S. Kaidanow, the State Department’s top counterterrorism official said: “The trend is still upward.”

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US: Exit John Boehner. GOP Successor Same Old Problem

Boehner decision to step aside was to spare his supporters, as well as the institution itself. Whoever takes over will not find the job easier.

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Muhammadu Buhari Is Not A Typical Nigerian

If Muhammadu Buhari was the typical Nigerian in public life, he would be in possession of trillions, cash wise and non-cash equivalents.

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Bukola Saraki: The State Of Nigeria And Our Politics

What makes for the survival of political parties in contemporary Nigeria? Read Saraki full story.

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UK: Why Did 550,000 Labour Party Members Elect Jeremy Corbyn?

Faced with a choice of 3 centrist and uninspiring candidates, voters did as many of them do on Facebook: they “liked” the fourth candidate, Jeremy Corbyn.

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