Politics

The agony of patriotism

  By Tahir Ibrahim Tahir Talban Bauchi. Patriotism is speedily becoming an extinct ideal, while patriots have truly become endangered species; as a new world order of crypto-phenomena guaranty the formulation and propagation of lies and fabrications, as basis for the execution of– you name it; wars, genocide, pandemics and whatnot. This global trend, wheeling […]

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Uncle Sam: When Patriots Fall

by Tahir Ibrahim Tahir Talban Bauchi. I had written a tribute – more like an expression of my deep gratitude to Sam Nda Isaiah, for giving me a platform to consolidate on a writing adventure as a columnist on the backpage of Leadership Newspapers. The piece titled, ‘Merry Christmas in Advance to Uncle Sam’s was […]

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#SecureNorth: Where is ‘Shege Ka Fasa’?

By Tahir Ibrahim Tahir Talban Bauchi The Southern part of the country had come up with Amotekun, as a community policing/ vigilante model to counter the very numerous threats of cultism, kidnapping, rape, and all other forms of malfeasance that have continually destabilised the peaceful existence of the south-western states. Sen. Bala Ahmed Tinubu had […]

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Corrosive News Net

By Tahir Ibrahim Tahir Talban Bauchi   Reflecting on how the CNN coverage of the 2016 US presidential elections had woefully projected Hillary Clinton as the winner; I was forced to tread with caution, what the network’s speculations and analysis was, in the just concluded US presidential elections. It wa so palpable that their analysts […]

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INEC’s Exemplary position

By Tahir Ibrahim Tahir Talban Bauchi On the 18th of February, 2019, I had written an article titled: ‘With broken hearts and ready PVCs’, where I had conveyed the disappointment of Nigerians over the postponed 2019 general elections. Snippets of information about the postponement had started coming online a few days before INEC came through […]

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