*What’s my tribe? None* By Farooq A. Kperogi

    Last week, my American colleague and friend invited me to give a one-and-a-half hour long talk on Nigeria to students enrolled in her intercultural communication class. A day before the talk, she and I got talking about Nigeria during which she asked me questions that inspired this week’s reflections. “So what’s your tribe?” […]

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Dogara is Right, Jonathan Did More to Promote Education in the North Than Buhari By Abdulrasheed Magnifico Suleiman

      It is not disputable that Jonathan’s government was marred by laissez-faire attitude towards fight against corruption, but his regime was much serious about education in Nigeria than Buhari’s, more especially in the North. Goodluck Jonathan had advocated for the “Education For All” which led to the full implementation of the Universal Basic […]

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Nepotism as Buhari’s Albatross – The North Will One Day Pay the Price – by Jaafar Jaafar

    The loud-mouth, complacent supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari seem oblivious of the facts on ground. The president’s cyber, run-of-the-mill hero-worshipers appear even more upbeat without taking time to weigh their candidate’s weight on the facts and figures scale. Many a Buhari supporter in the North hardly see beyond the North in his political […]

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2019 Election: Buhari’s Chief of Staff Accuses US and Europe of Interference, Appeals for Understanding

    Abba Kyari wrote: President Muhammadu Buhari has campaigned in this election exactly as he has governed since 2015, true to the values in which he has believed all his adult life: our security, a diversified economy and an administration free from the scourge of corruption and the sleazy mediocrity it fuels. Buhari has […]

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The old men vying to lead Africa’s youngest population By Stephanie Busari, CNN

    On first look, not much separates the two front-runners contesting Nigeria’s presidential election. Both are men in their 70s with previous experience of high-level politics. Both are from the same ethnic group. And both are Muslims from the north of the country. Incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari, of the All Progressives Congress party, known […]

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“Why Buhari Must Be Sent Back Home” By Dele Momodu

    Fellow Nigerians, please, permit me to make some quick clarifications in this season of general bickering and mutual distrust and spiteful hatred. One. I do not work for any campaign organisation. I’m supporting the PDP candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, same way I voluntarily supported Major General Muhammadu Buhari in 2015. I do so […]

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Should It Be Neither Buhari Nor Atiku? by Lasisi Olagunju

      “SOMETIMES there are no good options,” said The Economist, respected, authoritative international magazine, in February 2015. That was how it started its analysis of that year’s presidential election in Nigeria. It looked at the choice between Goodluck Jonathan and Muhammadu Buhari and said the contest was between “a failed president” and a […]

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THE GAME OF THRONE: ANOTHER MADNESS, ANOTHER ELECTORAL RITUALISM!! By Marcus Ekure

  *The Bible says: “In the last days, old men shall dream dreams and young men shall see vision”. But today, our old men are dreaming dreams and seeing vision for us all because majority of the young men of today have lost their visionary abilities to appetite.* Yesterday, I was in the office when […]

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THE NEXUS FOR NIGER REPUBLIC IN NIGERIA’S 2019 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION. -By Yary Kumchi-

      Very recently, the Presidential candidate of the APC in the 2019 general elections, General Muhammadu Buhari (RTD), flagged off the Kano State version of his Presidential campaigns, and Nigerians witnessed very high influx of Niger Republic citizens into Kano City, the venue of the event for the program. They came in their […]

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