Tag Archives: Muhammadu Buhari

The North that Southerners don’t know


By MARK AMAZA THE general belief held by most southerners about the North is that the region is not just mainly Muslim, but wholly Muslim. Whenever I meet someone from the South and introduce myself, I am correctly placed as a Christian. But once I am asked my state and I say Borno State, the […]

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Jokolo’s Short Memory


By ADAMU BALARABE SOBA Obsession with cheap publicity appears to be second nature to the deposed Emir of Gwandu, retired Major Mustapha Haruna Jokolo. He wants to be a headline grabber at the slightest opportunity. One does not, however, have any trouble with a man’s addiction to publicity, provided his views are moderated by discretion, […]

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“Northern Govs are Insensitive to the Plight of the North” – AVM Rufa’i


In this interview with our Editor-In-Chief, Malam Tukur Mamu, and our acting Kaduna Bureau Chief, Musa Alhaji Muhammad, AVM Rufa’i, an associate of General Muhammadu Buhari (RTD), talks on the apparent neglect of agriculture, insecurity, economy and other interesting topical issues affecting the nation and the North. He has also talked on other sundry topical […]

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General Babangida A True Northern Icon?


By BALA MUHAMMAD MAKOSA   I happened to know about General Babangida before he became the Nigerian President; this was because most of the northern elites were looking at him as an icon of the region worthy of emulation. If you enquire about reasons they regarded the man as an icon, they will say, “He […]

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PDP’s Young-at- Heart; The Adagba Ma Danu’s


By SEGUN O’LAW   It was a youth camp in 2007, Port Harcourt; organized by the Commitee for the Protection of People’s Dignity, COPPED, a roommate had just launched his untamed frenzy. The strong emotion which accompanied his delivery of tirade, at first ludicrously charmed us into some laughter, until his eyes began to reveal […]

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2015 in View: Political moves and Counter moves


By Obi Ebuka Onochie What is the main difference between a political machine and a political party? A party is organized for a purpose larger than its own survival. A political machine exists for its own sake, its primary; in a sense its only purpose is survival.-Daniel J. Boorstin, American Historian. In the wake of […]

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