Boko Haram

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Jul 23rd, 2014
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By Debbie Ariyo Today, 22 July, marks 100 days since the abduction of almost 300 girls by terrorists from their school dormitory in Chibok, North East Nigeria. Since then, some of the girls managed to escape from their abductors. However, most of them remain in captivity with reports of mass rape, se...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 21st, 2014
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By Denja Yaqub Over ninety days since young school girls were abducted from their school; Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, north east Nigeria on April 14 2014, no success has been glaring on efforts to rescue the girls despite global outrage and promises by foreign governments,...
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Jul 21st, 2014
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By Paul Omoruyi Some weeks ago, I had a very interesting discussion with a Nigerian lady who just immigrated to the United States. Sitting in their plushy living room decked with resplendent African Arts, her husband and I talked about Nigeria’s affairs while she graciously prepared mouth-watery bitt...
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Jul 18th, 2014
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By Tom Lowman In late June, at a meeting with the College of Bishops of the African Church, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan made some interesting comments on the Nigerian Civil War of 1967-70. Jonathan sought to compare the war with the ongoing conflict in Northern Nigeria, and the struggle betw...
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Jul 16th, 2014
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By Dr. Anayo Unachukwu In less than six decades–since its independence–Nigeria has had over half a dozen of coup d’états, a civil war, and different attempts at democracy in various guises. That’s some political baggage for a relatively young nation–just a century old. Throw into th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 15th, 2014
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By Frank Ijege President Goodluck Jonathan and anybody in charge of securing the release of the Chibok girls, this is to notify you that I am tired of counting. I may have endured counting ASUU and ASUP strike for over 200 days; I cannot withstand counting same number of days for the abducted girls. ...
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Jul 15th, 2014
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by Obinna Akukwe This is a passionate pea to world leaders viz Obama, Hollande, Merkel, Putn, Jinping , Ban Ki Moon and other leaders to do something urgent before the Boko Haram Jihadists gang-rape to death the over 250 school girls abducted in Chibok in April and another set of teenagers and young ...
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Jul 11th, 2014
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By Kehinde Sogunle The revelry and ecstasy about the recent elections in Ekiti State have thrown up many seemingly important issues that there would be a tendency to underplay the fundamental, given the characteristic surface analysis and group think of our society. There are several issues we need t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 11th, 2014
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by Obinna Akukwe A new type of Jihad which uses penis as instrument of conversion and coercion has been introduced into the Islamic world by Nigerian terrorist group, Boko Haram, especially in the manner they are serially raping the over 250 christian girls earlier abducted in April and another set o...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 10th, 2014
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By Senior Fyneface Believe it or not, most times, assumptions have turned out to be tragically misleading and as said by Caleb Colton, “The greatest friend of truth is time, her greatest enemy is prejudice, and her constant companion is humility.” Now that the 2015 electioneering campaigns are covert...