• Abdulaziz-Yari

    Zamfara: Putting Service Above Power

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    One of my favourite quotes about power struggles is by Nadine Gordimer, the South African winner of the 1991 Nobel Prize in Literature who died on July 13, 2014, at the age of 90, with whom I was extraordinarily fortunate to have had a personal relationship as a mentor. I fortuitously encountered the quote while…

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  • Police Welfare and National Security

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    At no time is having an efficient Nigerian Police Force more critical than under a government which, like that of President Muhammadu Buhari, has chosen security as one of its top priorities. At no time may seeking ways of making the force more efficient be more pertinent than after the appointment of a new Acting…

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  • Nigerian Vandals And An American Example

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    Who does not know Theodore Kaczynski, that mix of genius, anarchist and sociopath who once terrorised America? A mathematical prodigy and Harvard graduate who earned a PhD in mathematics from the University of Michigan and became an Assistant Professor at the University of Berkeley in 1967, at age 25, he later became disaffected with America,…

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