The fusion of the global and the local in the 21st century makes necessary to situate most developments in that context. That is exactly what Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria’s famous Faculty of Arts is set to do with ‘the Nigerian conflict’.
It has chosen a veteran of the faculty (even in the aftermath of the breaking of the old FASS into arts and social sciences) to handle the task. Dr Abubakar Siddique is the last of what used to be camp around the late Bala Usman.
It is very likely Nigerians will hear a new grand thesis beyond the accusatory about what is plaguing it into a standstill. May November 13th, 2023, therefore, come quick!