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Shi’ites protest at US embassy in Abuja, claim America is supporting terrorism in Nigeria

8 March 2019 Followers of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, the leader of the predominantly Shia Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), protested in front of the United States embassy in Abuja yesterday, claiming that the US was “promoting terrorism” in Nigeria by backing the Nigerian government’s brutality against Shia Muslims. Followers of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky staged a protest to @USEmbassyAbuja condemning the …

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Buhari’s “Next Level” of bloodthirsty irresponsibility

19 February 2019 President Muhammadu Buhari, who is running for re-election, while addressing party members yesterday, warned that: “Anybody who decides to snatch boxes or lead thugs to disturb the election, may be that would be the last unlawful action you would take.  I have given the military and police the order to be ruthless.  I am going to warn …

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Nasty Nasir El-Rufai takes official lawlessness in Nigeria to the “Next Level”

7 February 2019 Nigeria’s ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), has claimed the “Next Level” as an election campaign slogan.  However, little did many Nigerians know that this meant the “next level” of violence to the APC governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai. On Tuesday, he said on national television, in response to calls from some quarters for foreign …

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Peter Obi, the empty vessel that makes the most noise

13 November 2018 Peter Obi, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) vice presidential candidate and former governor of Anambra State, said during an interview yesterday on Arise News “Morning Show”, that “we should solve problems, not shouting, not making noise”.  He was referring to the likes of Kaduna State governor Nasir El-Rufai, who has accused Obi of bigotry. El-Rufai made the …

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Nnamdi Kanu’s Biafran bark is looking worse than his bite

4 November 2018 Nnamdi Kanu, who calls himself the “leader” of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), was back on Radio Biafra yesterday evening, spitting fire and brimstone about Biafran “restoration”, claiming that it was “scriptural” as “the time has come for Chukwu Okike Abiama to gather his people to return them where they belong”. This place of belonging is …

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The Kaduna crisis – A bird’s eye view

31 October 2018 It must be noted that this crisis is not the first this year to engulf Kasuwan Magani. At least 12 persons, 1,000 houses and several cars were destroyed in a religious crisis that erupted on 26 February over the conversion of a Christian girl to Islam by her Muslim boyfriend. 65 persons were subsequently arrested and charged …

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