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‘Buharism’: President Buhari’s Name Now A New Word In The English Dictionary

‘Buharism’: President Buhari’s Name Now A New Word In The English Dictionary

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has become the first Nigerian to have his name entered as a meaning of a term in the English Dictionary

Buharism is now a term in the English dictionary to define a new political theory.

As seen in the Oxford Dictionary;

Buharism

Noun (uncountable)

1. The political ideology of
Nigerian president
Muhammadu Buhari,
especially referring to his time
as dictator of Nigeria.

According to Wikipedia;

“Buharism is a term rooted in the politics of Nigeria, referring to the economic principles and the political ideology of the military government of Nigeria headed by General Muhammadu Buhari from 31 December 1983 to 27 August 1985. This ideology shares common features with fascism; the government was a right-wing nationalist government that pursued corporatist economic programs and curtailed personal freedoms.[1] Economic reforms were characterised as moving the political economy away from the control of a “parasitic” elite, and into the control of an emerging “productive” class. Buharism represented a two-way struggle: with external global capitalism and with its internal agents and advocates”.


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  1. APC ppl can now sleep well.. una oga don achieve smthin for una

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  2. SMH!!! APC just fell multiple hands. Hands fell on all levels, what are they doing???

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