*Asks govt to give opportunities to the masses
The insecurity challenge facing the nation echoed in Lagos yesterday when former British Prime Minister Tony Blair told President Goodluck to provide security for Nigerians.
Bombing continues as citizens advocate for talks with Boko Haram
Last week, President Goodluck Jonathan took a step in the direction of weighing the offer of amnesty to members of the militant Islamist sect, Boko Haram. Mr. Jonathan set up a committee to examine the amnesty issue and advise him within two weeks. That move represented a significant shift in the Jonathan administration’s policy. Before now, Mr. Jonathan had argued that the sectarian militants were faceless (more…)
Alhaji Mohammed Abdulrahman is former vice president, Kaduna Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (KADCCIMA), ex-Economic, Political and Security Adviser to General Shehu Musa Yar’Adua; Adviser on Politics and Economy to the former SGF, Alhaji Aliyu Mohammed (Wazirin Jama’a); and member, National Executive Committee, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF).