The Death of Common Sense, by Muhammad Muhsin Ibrahim

Muhammad Muhsin Ibrahim It’s a familiar saying that common sense is not so common. Many people regard this saying as silly, or worse. However, evidently enough today, lots of happenings…

Maternal and child mortality: restructuring our health care system – By M. M. Alhaji

By M. M. Alhaji To simplify, maternal mortality is death caused directly or indirectly by pregnancy or its management within 42 days after the termination of the pregnancy, and infant…

IN Defence of Hadiza Bala Usman – By Bashir Ibrahim Dabo

The publication of the names of members of the APC Presidential Inauguration Committee last week did not go without getting its own fair share of mischief and controversy. Hadiza Bala…

LETTER TO GANDUJE: Kano’s Governor Elect – By Dr. Marzuq Abubakar Ungogo

Your Excellency Sir! Let me start by congratulating you for becoming the first Kano deputy governor to succeed his boss, the first elected Kano governor with a genuine PhD and…

REVEALED: Documents Of PDP Plot To Rig #KadunaDecides Elections

A new document has detailed a plot by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to influence the electorate, and elaborately rig Saturday’s Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in Kaduna…

Kaduna: Between El-rufa’i and Yero – Ibraheem A. Waziri

I have in the past weeks devoted my time to campaigning for a peaceful election in Kaduna State. That did not give me the space to gauge sentiment against parties…

RE- BEYOND THE ELECTION – By Shehu Ahmed

The paper by the former Governor of the Central Bank Prof. Charles Soludo sparked a meaningful debate on the programs of our contenders for the office of the President of the…

On Travails and Trivialities – Dr. Marzuq Abubakar Ungogo

In a ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) rally recently in Kano, the Nigerian Vice President, Namadi Sambo bragged of being a better Muslim because unlike his political opponents, his name…

2015: Between Continuity and Change – Dr. Marzuq Abubakar Ungogo

When The United States’ senator and former presidential candidate, John McCain threw aside all diplomatic norms and called the current Nigerian leadership “a practically non-existent government”, he might have either…

Charlie Hebdo: A Case of a Clash of Worldviews – By Ibraheem A. Waziri

iawaziri@gmail.com, 9th Jan. 2015 It was a soft breakfast. Precisely oats and pepper soup. Aljazeera was discussing Charlie Hebdo, the unfortunate killings. My audio player was re-echoing again and again,…