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Femi Aribisala

The ugly Nigerian

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THERE are an estimated 190 million Nigerians. The overwhelming proportion of these will live and die unknown and unsung. Airports will not be named after them. Neither will universities be established in their honour. A hundred years from now, people will not even remember they ever existed, except that they might have some children and grandchildren hanging around.

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Shiite, security

Buhari’s invitation of Shiites to terrorism

THE decision of the Nigerian government to proscribe the Shiite Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, and to declare it officially as a terrorist organisation is a catastrophic blunder. In the first instance, the decision is illegal and unconstitutional. It is a blatant infringement on the freedom of religion guaranteed under the Nigerian Constitution. 

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Oshiomhole

Is Adams Oshiomhole a secret weapon of the PDP?

Adams Oshiomhole may not be a card-carrying member of the PDP.   As a matter of fact, he is the national chairman of the ruling APC.   Nevertheless, he has been a major blessing to the PDP and a systematic liability to the APC.   If one did not know any better, you might conclude that Oshiomhole is a PDP plant in the APC.   So counter-productive have been the activities of the APC national chairman to the fortunes of his party.

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