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Buhari in Kano for wedding of governors’ children, avoids nearby Dapchi, Yobe State with 110 children missing

Say what you will about President Muhammadu Buhari, but one thing about him is that he is consistent.  He just doesn’t care about the lives of ordinary Nigerians, he doesn’t care what they think either and he has been very consistent on this.  He also can’t be bothered with keeping up appearances. 110 schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram in …

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British MP accuses Buhari of failing to respond adequately to Fulani herdsmen violence

British MP Jim Shannon of the Democratic Unionist Party, representing Strangford in Northern Ireland, opened a debate on “Freedom of Religion or Belief” yesterday in Westminster with: “I want to speak about five issues; other Members will speak about others. They are: the mass violence of armed Fulani Muslim herders in their conflict with Christian farmers in Nigeria; the criminalisation …

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A “socialist” solution to the Fulani herdsmen v farmers crisis

An independent class approach needed to find genuine solution to the recurring decimal of violence Brutal killings arising from farmer-herder clashes have left a trail of bodies, destruction and anxiety across communities in the North Central and North West zones of the country. On New Year Day, 73 people, including women and children, in Logo and Guma LGAs of Benue …

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Buhari has no leadership bone in his entire body

President Muhammadu Buhari chaired the National Council of State meeting yesterday and as he was greeting the governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, the president asked him: “How are your cattle rearers?” Watch the video below: This is callous, crass, in-your-face insensitivity of the worst order and betrays a chronic shortage of emotional intelligence.  At least 70 people were killed …

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Nigeria’s deadly conflict over resources

German broadcaster, DW, takes a look at the Fulani herdsmen crisis in this audio recording – something that large sections of the international media have generally ignored. Just last month alone, more than 160 people were reportedly killed in clashes between farmers who are ethnic Christians and herdsmen who are mainly Muslim. But at its core, the conflict isn’t about …

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Nigeria’s 2017/18 human rights report card under Buhari by Amnesty International

Amnesty International published today its annual report on human rights for 2017/18.  According to the NGO: Over the past year, leaders have pushed hate, fought against rights, ignored crimes against humanity, and blithely let inequality and suffering spin out of control. This provoked mass protests, showing that while our challenges may never be greater, the will to fight back is …

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