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Buhari’s family in almighty struggle with the cabal over his health

Absentee President Muhammadu Buhari, who left Nigeria for London on 19 January for what was initially a 10 day “medical vacation”, is still in the UK and Nigerians are none the wiser about what is actually wrong with him. A medical source close to those treating Buhari has revealed to Naijiant.com that the president’s family wanted him to remain in …

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A critical look at the Southern Kaduna crisis

Dan Azumi moved back home to Sanga in Kaduna in 1994 with his parents. Some of his siblings are married and reside in Fadan Karshi. His late sister, Ande, got married to a Gwandara man and they had five children. According to Dan, his village was attacked by some Fulani who the villagers claimed had a week prior, sent a …

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Who will protect Nigeria’s northern Christians?

Every week, there are more massacres, but nobody seems to mind — not even their own government Another day in northern Nigeria, another Christian village reeling from an attack by the Muslim Fulani herdsmen who used to be their neighbours — and who are now cleansing them from the area. The locals daren’t collect the freshest bodies. Some who tried …

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Time to slap a Trump-style travel ban on Buhari

US President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travel to the US from seven countries has kicked up a worldwide storm.  Following on from that decision, 1.3m people in the UK signed a petition asking the UK government to call off Trump’s state visit to the country because of his potential to cause embarrassment to their Queen.  It is now being …

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Buhari, the medical tourist, is off again

President Muhammadu Buhari flew out to the UK today for, depending on who you ask, “a short leave”, a “medical visit”, or a “medical check up while on leave”. Whatever the reason for the 10-day absence, rest or medical, Buhari is on his way to becoming the most insensitive ruler in Nigerian history. Two days ago, the Nigerian air-force accidentally …

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Nigeria must comply with court order to release Zakzaky

The Nigerian authorities must immediately comply with a High Court order and release the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife from detention, said Amnesty International. El-Zakzaky, and his wife Malama Zeenah Ibraheem, have been in detention without charge for more than a year following a clash between his supporters and the Nigerian military …

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