Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The Chicken before the Egg, By Hannatu Musawa

April 10, 2014

Hannatu Massawa Which came first, the chicken or the egg? The answer to this age old conundrum had baffled scientists and riddle lovers for centuries.... read more

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Surprise Inspiration, By Hannatu Musawa

March 27, 2014

Hannatu Musawa Last week was an extraordinarily difficult week for me professionally, personally and medically. Usually when I go through periods in my life that... read more

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Bloody Job Hunt, By Hannatu Musawa

March 23, 2014

Hannatu Musawa No one more the families and friends who suffered the loss of their children last week in Abuja, during the job application scheme... read more

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The PDP and the “Janja Weed” Influence, By Hannatu Musawa

March 13, 2014

Hannatu Musawa The irony of the All Progressives Congress, APC, adopting the broom as its national logo to sweep away the canker-corruption worms and indirection... read more

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Alas, the Pot Tags the Kettle Black! By Hannatu Musawa

February 14, 2014

Hannatu Musawa Some days back I had the bizarre experience of reading a statement made by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) spokesman, Olisa Metuh, on... read more

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The Tragedy of Rape, By Hannatu Musawa

January 31, 2014

Hannatu Musawa Some weeks ago, I went to meet and speak to a brave 2-year-old girl in Abuja. As I walked into the building, where... read more

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Nigeria: I Pray Be Reborn, By Hannatu Musawa

December 31, 2013

Hannatu Musawa Two thousand thirteen was a year of surprise, Comprised of some highs, few sighs and goodbyes. It commenced when Obama was again called... read more

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The Battle For Supremacy Between Nigeria and South Africa, By Hannatu Musawa

December 20, 2013

Hannatu Musawa   Nigeria’s foreign policy thrust needs to be articulately defined to locate Nigerians’ interest as the centre of her foreign policy objective, especially... read more

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What Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Meant To Me, By Hannatu Musawa

December 7, 2013

Hannatu Massawa As the news of the passing of a hero broke on this sad December morning, the heartbreak and sadness felt by many of... read more

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The moving message from an AIDS Victim, By Hannatu Musawa

December 1, 2013

I pray that the spread of HIV and AIDS will stop. But for it to stop, each and every one of us has to be... read more

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Know the facts to get ahead of AIDS, By Hannatu Musawa

December 1, 2013

Hannatu Massawa HIV/AIDS has had a great impact on society; as an illness, as a source of discrimination and as having significant economic impact, as... read more

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The Anambra Chaos and the Imperative for Change, By Hannatu Musawa

November 24, 2013

Hannatu Musawa  Foul political mud slinging. Under the belt insults. Campaign and personal attacks Offensive media tirades. A dismal, disgraceful and disastrous performance from INEC... read more

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Child Bride Is Not Islam: An Alternative Perspective, By Hannatu Musawa

November 20, 2013

Hannatu Musawa This week I wanted to write on a very interesting and enlightening piece a knowledgeable and enlightened academic and Muslim scholar referred me... read more

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Anambra As Litmus Test for 2015, By Hannatu Musawa

November 17, 2013

Hannatu Musawa As Anambrarians elect their governor through the polls today, some gubernatorial candidates and their political parties have continued relentlessly using such means as... read more

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The Corruption of Silence, By Hannatu Musawa

October 31, 2013

Hannatu Musawa The most inequitable conduct any leader can exhibit in a country that faces the kind of challenges Nigeria does is being corrupt or... read more

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Non Accountability as a Norm, By Hannatu Musawa

October 25, 2013

Hannatu Musawa Apart from the outrage most felt at the tenacious sit-tight attitude of the Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah, after our numerous air mishaps... read more

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Trigeminal neuralgia: Living With the Enemy, By Hannatu Musawa

October 13, 2013

Hannatu Musawa SHOCKS OF EXCRUCIATING PAIN RADIATE ACROSS THE SIDE OF THE FACE LIKE A FIERCE ELECTRIC SHOCK. IT FEELS LIKE A BURNING HOT METAL... read more

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Letter to My 5 Year Self Since Independence, By Hannatu Musawa

October 1, 2013

Hannatu Musawa My Dearest Nigeria, I’m writing you this letter fully knowing that you’re going to think everything I’m about to tell you is complete... read more

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The Generation Game, By Hannatu Musawa

September 24, 2013

Hannatu Musawa In the book Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture the author, a Canadian named Douglas Coupland, wrote a masterpiece that started out... read more

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To Intervene in Syria or Not, By Hannatu Musawa

September 17, 2013

Hannatu Massawa Should the U.S. intervene in Syria with Military Action or should it not…? That is the question. More than a year has passed... read more

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Islam and the Doctrine of Peace on 9/1, By Hannatu Musawa

September 11, 2013

Hannatu Musawa On Tuesday, September 11th 2001 when four passenger jets were hijacked and intentionally crashed in the United States of America, killing nearly 3,000 people, many... read more

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The Theory of a Great, By Hannatu Musawa

August 29, 2013

Hannatu Musawa The 19th century historian, Thomas Carlyle was a promoter of the Great man theory, the philosophical concept that the history of the world... read more

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Sowing the seed of disconnect, By Hannatu Musawa

August 17, 2013

Hannatu Massawa Seriously, all this malarkey about power shift and the region entitled to occupy the presidency in 2015 is not only out of order... read more

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Growing Pains, By Hannatu Musawa.

August 7, 2013

Hannatu Massawa Most parents of adolescent children will identify with the fact that it is a time of change and challenge for all involved. Due... read more

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Stolen Lives, by Hannatu Musawa

July 19, 2013

“Elham Mahdi al Assi was a young girl with great plans for her future. Those plans came to a cruel end when she married a... read more

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