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The Al-majiri problem

THE root cause of the Al-Majiri in Nigeria, is due to the fact that the Nigerian Muslim intelligentsia, have failed to adopt the modernist scholars’ interpretation of Holy Koran Chapter 4 verse 3 and in preference chosen to hold on to the old orthodox school’s interpretation of the above-mentioned verse.

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Whose Interest Is Gov Peter Obi Serving?

By James Ubadike The most awful news from the ever dynamic Nigerian political scene in the last few days is the disqualification of the immediate past Central Bank of Nigeria governor, Chukwuma Charles Soludo, from the primary election of the …

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Almajiri Education: Engaging the civil society

Developing the mental and social abilities of the nation's over 9million Almajiris is one of the key promises that President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has kept in this term of office. There is a popular saying that an idle mind is the devil's workshop.

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The Bitter Truth About The Yoruba

By Onyiorah Chiduluemije Paschal No doubt, the unwarranted and deplorable deportation of no less than 72 Igbo folks to Onitsha, Anambra state, recently by the Lagos State Government and the resultant increasing reactions emanating from virtually all and sundry across …

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The bitter truth about Femi Fani-Kayode

By Obi Nwakanma I read with a lot of amusement the piece of clap-trap circulated through the Nigerian blogosphere last week titled ‘The Bitter truth about the Igbo” authored by Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode. I thought for a minute: but they …

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The Lagos Deportation And The Law

By Femi Falana Deportation of dissidents : In 1885 the British colonial regime deported King Jaja of Opobo to a remote island in West Indies where he died in 1889. His offence was that he had challenged the imperialist control …

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