Hausa-Fulani

By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 17th, 2014
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Obinna Akukwe 2015 presidential elections is going to be an epic battle as President Goodluck Jonathan and his Ijaw brothers are set to teach the entire northern establishment especially the Hausa Fulani a bitter lesson. I have heard my northern friends and associates opine that come 2015, the opposi...
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Aug 28th, 2013
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By Dr. N. Tony Nwaezeigwe Nigeria’s nationality question is neither the creation of the Igbo nor the Yoruba. It is the consequence of Hausa-Fulani’s megalomaniac quest for political power in the nation. Yet the Hausa-Fulani accept the fact that both the Igbo and Yoruba hold the key to their attainmen...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 13th, 2013
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BY EMMANUEL AZIKEN, POLITICAL EDITOR Former Senate President, Ameh Ebute, Monday, described the merger of three political parties into the All Progressives Congress, APC, as unworkable, affirming the continuing hurt of the Yoruba people against the Hausa Fulani on account of the death in detention of...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 28th, 2013
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By Umar Bello ‘Every established order tends to produce the naturalization of its own arbitrariness’ – Pierre Bourdeau: Recent happenings in Nigeria have again necessitated the need to look into our peculiar circumstances and see the factors that may hinder the emergence of a strong united Nige...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 17th, 2013
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By Nick Street Senior Writer, Center for Religion and Civic Culture, University of Southern California On a brilliantly sunny Monday morning at the start of the rainy season, a couple of dozen young men gathered for a game of soccer in Jos, capital of the state that encompasses the temperate volcanic...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 17th, 2012
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Dakar/Brussels,  Unless addressed immediately, recurrent violence in Nigeria’s Plateau state will continue to fuel settler-indigene tensions and exacerbate intercommunal strife across the country. Curbing Violence in Nigeria (I): The Jos Crisis, the first in a series of International Crisis Group rep...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 1st, 2012
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By JohnThomas Didymus Today, October 1, is Nigeria’s independence day. Fifty two years ago, at the Race Course in Lagos, the British anthem was sung for the last time and the Union Jack lowered. A green-white-green flag was hoisted in its place and a new national anthem sung. For a country that...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 14th, 2012
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Gunmen surrounded villages in northeast Nigeria and set them ablaze, killing at least 12 people and wounding 48 others in violence that could spread as attackers remain hiding in the rural region, the Nigerian Red Cross said Monday. The attacks targeted four villages early on Sunday morning in a remo...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 19th, 2012
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Herbert Ekwe-Ekwe The continuing failure of the Nigerian state to protect the Igbo people from genocide demands new solutions to realise security and self-determination. The concept ‘failed-state’ carries an understandable melodramatic import! It refers to the inability or failure of a state to fulfi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 9th, 2012
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KADUNA, Nigeria — The suicide car bombing that killed at least 38 people in Nigeria claimed victims across its religious and ethnic lines, showing clearly everyone is at risk in this nation often violently divided against itself. Young Muslim men of the Hausa Fulani people of Nigeria’s north burned t...