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Need for public enlightenment

Mallam Aminu Kano, of blessed memory, is today regarded as one of the most successful politicians in Nigeria. But he achieved this through giving...

Memo to General Buhari

I can recall recently the D aily trust newspaper reported that you are in the process of forming a new party. The report was...

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PDP and the fear of electoral losses

The PDP’s Board of Trustees had identified the troubled states as Oyo, Kaduna, Akwa Ibom, Ogun, Enugu, Kebbi and Nassarawa. It fears losing those...

Amnesty threatens national security

Offers of amnesty is part of the prerogative of mercy which the federal government can dispense, but the circumstances prevailing in the region as...

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On how not to represent journalism…

None of these newspapers or any of the other serious newspapers in the country is practising unethical journalism like the Desert Herald. The Desert...

Re: 2007 Yobe guber election in perspective

On the Monday, July 6, 2009 piece, published in the Daily Trust Mukhtar, not minding that he has been engaging in an issue before...

The rising wave of kidnapping in Nigeria

The spread of kidnapping to other parts of the country is believed to be a fallout of the military confrontation between the militants and...

Obasanjo and the death of Vision 2010

Gen. Abacha’s Vision 2010 was one of the best policy documents ever conceived for the future development of Nigeria. Congenitally vindictive and prone to...

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Re: Intellectual mischief in Zamfara politics

 I don’t know either of the writers in person, but I have the privilege of reading Dr. Adamu weekly in his Sunday Trust Column,...

When Nigeria Finally Disintegrates

I recently read an article in one of those websites with the title “Nigeria’s ranking in failed state index: The north is finished”. In...