Song Of Buhari Criticism Rock the Airwaves

Spectacular songs criticizing the “wicked” rule of President Muhammadu Buhari are currently rocking the airwaves across parts of Nigeria, a thing that was unthinkable some years back. One of such songs in Hausa openly declared that “Baba has failed, he is unable to save Nigeria. Instead of saving the country, he has spoiled everything.” The very melodious song, referred to the President to be as “stubborn as a mule” who thinks he alone is right and everyone else is wrong. The song went on, to cite examples of his stubbornness,…

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ICC Cautioned Against Blaming Victims In Nigeria Massacre Investigation

The Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) has written a strongly worded letter to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague seeking clarification for comments in a recent report that seem to apportion blame for a 2015 massacre of over 1000 innocent people on the victims. In its Report on Preliminary Examination Activities 2017 the ICC states in reference to the attack by armed forces on supporters of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria: “It is alleged that members of the IMN armed with batons, knives, and machetes stopped the convoy…

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How Buhari Squandered His Goodwill

In just a few months, the seemingly unlimited patience Nigerians appear to have has evaporated as President Buhari has gradually squandered the enormous goodwill he started his presidency with. When the president mentioned that, “I belong to everybody, I belong to nobody,” it smacked some form of confusion, a split personality of a sort, that should have been recognized early, and to come to terms with. The support that he enjoyed among the masses at the time was like a cult or religious belief, with him as the idol. It…

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