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IS BOKO HARAM POLITICALLY MOTIVATED?

Those who advice the FG to engage the Boko Haram sect in a dialogue , must be relying on the assumption that the group's insurgency is poltically motivated. If indeed they are, then we should expect some reprieve through the planned or the on going talks with the group. In my opinion, the group may have political masterminds, but are not politically motivated.

What the group seeks to gain which motivate them is outlandish or unworldly different from the pecuniary and political power…

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Added by otuonye chukwudi on September 6, 2012 at 12:07pm — No Comments

RE-ORDERING NDIGBO'S INDIVIDUALISM

   Individualism, though beneficial in the multi-dimensional innovations it produces, is when misapplied harmful to the corperate existence of a people. In its uncoordinated extreme as the Ndigbo's kind exemplifies, it impedes every meaningful progress, side-lines a people and threatens their collective survival. Moreso, when amid an untoward socio-political setting, a people who ab initio are victims of misanthropy, would become the vanquished in the machinations that ensue from an…

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Added by otuonye chukwudi on May 22, 2012 at 1:35pm — No Comments

PROPOSAL FOR A NEW SECURITY ARRANGEMENT

   Given the un-abating of terrorist activities in Nigeria which is taking an intolerable human toll in recent time inspite of the unrelenting efforts of the security agents, there is need to adopt new proactive security measures aimed at nipping terrorist activities in the bud.

   First, terrorist activities take place in places and are carried out by persons. Therefore only two most important elements are involved, namely; persons and places. These two elements are also most…

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Added by otuonye chukwudi on May 8, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

NIGERIA TODAY AND SOKOTO JIHAD IN RETROSPECT

   Sokoto Jihad (holy war) was organised and led by Sheikh Uthman Dan Fodio which in or around 1804 wedged war against Hausa states whose government had been corrupt, oppressive, exploitative and unislamic. Uthman Dan Fodio was born in 1754 at Maratha and was well learned in Islamic knowledge, Law and Rhetorics. He began his teaching and preaching in 1774 at the age of twenty. In the course of his teaching and preaching, he travelled wide in Rima basin covering…

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Added by otuonye chukwudi on May 3, 2012 at 11:04am — No Comments

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