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Islamic State And The Kidnap of Dapchi’s Schoolgirls

Islamic State And The Kidnap of Dapchi’s Schoolgirls Updated

🕔06:00, 1.Apr 2018

Despite the fact that Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau pledged loyalty to IS in 2015, the splinter group opposed his leadership style and operational methods, which included using child suicide bombers and attacking Muslims.

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Attempt to Legitimate Russian Presidential Elections in Crimea Through Involvement of Quasi-International Observers

Attempt to Legitimate Russian Presidential Elections in Crimea Through Involvement of Quasi-International Observers

🕔14:51, 29.Mar 2018

For the purpose of monitoring the elections Russia has organized the visit of “the international delegation” to the Crimea, which united the citizens of more than 20 countries of the world.

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Nigeria as the 51st American State

Nigeria as the 51st American State

🕔09:12, 28.Mar 2018

There is no “We the people…” in the contrivance called Nigeria. The trademark of Nigeria is disunity in all spheres of our existence – ethnic, religious and political. I dare ask, what really unites us?

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T.Y. Danjuma: The Hypocrisy of a Chief Mourner

T.Y. Danjuma: The Hypocrisy of a Chief Mourner

🕔13:29, 26.Mar 2018

Just like the Fulani herdsmen terrorists of today, Theophilus Danjuma also led a gang of armed bandits in uniform to Ibadan to murder the then Head-of-State, Gen JTU Aguiyi Ironsi, execution style.

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Russians Voted For Putin’s New ‘Super Weapons’ Names: Here’s the Poll Result

Russians Voted For Putin’s New ‘Super Weapons’ Names: Here’s the Poll Result

🕔13:03, 23.Mar 2018

The culmination of the “name that weapon” vote comes amid fears in both Russia and the West about a new arms race, something Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump have said they don’t want, and after Putin won a landslide re-election victory.

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Skripal Case Needs Appropriate Reaction

Skripal Case Needs Appropriate Reaction

🕔17:07, 22.Mar 2018

Putin continues to aggravate international situation, trying to provoke world leaders, and Skripal case attests to this fact. It is high time to use another measures to stop Russian aggression and to prevent another attacks as we could see in Salisbury.

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Somali Solution to Killings by Fulani Herdsmen in Nigeria

Somali Solution to Killings by Fulani Herdsmen in Nigeria

🕔17:48, 21.Mar 2018

Anyone found guilty of carrying out a revenge killing or vendetta will face a death sentence. The family of the perpetrator will also have to pay a $100,000 (£72,000) fine. If someone comes to a communal area like a bore hole or a grazing area with a gun then the army or the police should confiscate the gun. If he refuses to hand over the weapon they should shoot him straight away in the head.

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There is No Better Time to Clean Up Voter Register Than Now!

There is No Better Time to Clean Up Voter Register Than Now! Updated

🕔08:00, 21.Mar 2018

Whatever may be their relationship, the Kano local election has added a sense of urgency to tackling the problem of underage voting. It is a nationwide problem, but more prevalent in the north. The recent remarks by Professor Lai Olurode, former INEC Commissioner for South west between 2010 and 2015, were poignant.

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Dino Melaye’s Never-Passing Recall Cup

Dino Melaye’s Never-Passing Recall Cup

🕔15:55, 19.Mar 2018

As it stands today, the cup of recall trailing Dino Melaye has stuck to him like a second skin. When he thought the whole trauma was over, and in fact, he must have been reassured by Ekweremadu’s boast the week before, the cup has resurfaced with more threatening force.

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2019: Let’s Reject The Leadership Of Fools!

2019: Let’s Reject The Leadership Of Fools!

🕔17:16, 18.Mar 2018

Look at the action and inaction of President Muhammadu Buhari. The action or inaction and absence of leadership in times of crisis and emergencies speak volumes to the type of president and government we have. It also sheds light on our stupidity as a people for electing fools.

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Omoyele Sowore: Courage Personified

Omoyele Sowore: Courage Personified

🕔16:40, 14.Mar 2018

“The secret of life,” says Marcel France, “is this: When you hear the sound of the cannons, walk toward them.” The 2019 presidential race in Nigeria has begun. READ MORE.

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Public Office Holders of the Religious Republic of Nigeria

Public Office Holders of the Religious Republic of Nigeria

🕔11:41, 14.Mar 2018

Nigeria’s history should be a holistic and forensic one that takes into account the complete person, actions and services of all those who have at a point or the other been determiners or actors in the complicated political, economic, religious trajectory of this nation. READ MORE.

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Ekweremadu’s Coup Baiting And Our Assumed Receding Memory

Ekweremadu’s Coup Baiting And Our Assumed Receding Memory

🕔18:26, 13.Mar 2018

When Ekweremadu was having it good with his PDP, the accounts of Adamawa State were illegally frozen and his PDP spared nothing to illegally remove the Governor of the state, Murtala Nyako for disagreeing with Jonathan and Ekweremadu’s faction of the PDP. READ MORE.

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Nigeria: Measuring Stages of Their Regime By Stacks of Corpses

Nigeria: Measuring Stages of Their Regime By Stacks of Corpses

🕔08:52, 9.Mar 2018

Here in Nigeria, we live in a de-facto modern Hobbesian state. Violence is a way of life in Nigeria. Every day, it hangs like a dark cloud on the inhabitants of the country. No one really knows when and in what form or from which quarters violence will be unleashed on the hapless citizens. The Nigerian State has lost its monopoly of violence and the instruments of violence pervade the Nigerian space. READ MORE.

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Nigerian Women Deserve The Fairest Deal

Nigerian Women Deserve The Fairest Deal

🕔08:38, 9.Mar 2018

Women make up about 50 per cent of the Nigerian population. It makes no sense to exclude half of our population from maximising their potential simply for archaic and oppressive reasons. READ MORE.

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