Friday, November 16, 2018

Salihu Moh. Lukman

    Poverty in Nigeria: Revisiting Theresa May’s concern

Poverty in Nigeria: Revisiting Theresa May’s concern

Ahead of her August 29, 2018 visit to Nigeria, British Prime Minister, Theresa May, remarked that 87 million Nigerians live on less than $1.90 a day, making Nigeria “home to more very poor people than any other nation in the world.” It is interesting how the statement attracted public attention almost as if it is a new discovery. The truth [...]

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    Ethno-religious divides and challenges facing Nigeria

Ethno-religious divides and challenges facing Nigeria

My friend and Comrade, Onyeisi Chiemeke, posted the following on his Facebook timeline.  I am reading two books now. One is titled: Who Financed Hitler? It was written by two siblings; James and Suzanne Pool. One key argument of the book is that most evils (Jos on my mind) are fueled by the rich and powerful from far and wide. For [...]

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    Sacrifice necessary for reconciliation: The task before Tinubu

Sacrifice necessary for reconciliation: The task before Tinubu

One of the leading authorities in public commentaries and no doubt objective analyst and columnist, Mallam Mahmud Jega, presented what could be regarded as the summation of public opinion regarding the reconciliation task given to Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu by President Muhammadu Buhari in the back page of Daily Trust of Monday, February 12, 2018. Titled Tinubu might do a Goldwater, [...]

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    Love as defining attribute of humanity

Love as defining attribute of humanity

Some time in February this year (2017), the violent ethnic-religious conflict in Southern Kaduna was heightened and destruction of lives and properties dominated our news. I cannot claim that the situation in Southern Kaduna is resolved. What could be said is that it has now assumed national proportions and what could be described as the hate theatre moved to the [...]

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