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Gambo Dori

When shall we vanquish Boko Haram?

Boko Haram, Buhari

AS the Boko Haram scourge turned into its tenth year, this must be the question, I guess, that must be agitating the minds of many, particularly those of us living in the afflicted parts of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states.

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Yari

Zamfara judgement: There is triumph in defeat

I HAVE always looked forward  to any pronouncement from Professor Itse Sagay with palpitating anticipation, and whenever it came I gulped it with relish. With Sagay there is never beating about the bush. He would not refer to a spade as a tool with a sharp-edged typically rectangular metal blade with a long handle, etc. No. Sagay will call a spade, a spade. Full stop.

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Kano emirates imbroglio – a reflection

EVEN though the feud between the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, had simmered for many months, yet when it broke into an open conflict many were taken aback. Of course an assault on the very prominent Kano emirate is bound to raise eyebrows here and there, but, for me, there were really no surprises.

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Mohammed Adamu,Police

Banditry – the police hold the key

PROBABLY nothing had been so extensively discussed nationwide in the last fortnight than the issue of security, or to be more precise, lack of it. Other momentous issues ranging from the delayed budget to what is trending in the transition matters such as the appointment of new ministers, etc., have all been quietly tucked away in the back-burner. It was no surprise that even when President Muhammadu Buhari returned to the country after a ten-day private visit to the United Kingdom his gaze at the airport only fell on the visage of the acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP.

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