Nigeria

By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 15th, 2014
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By CNA The militant Islamic group Boko Haram has surrounded Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, according to local leaders who charge that the national government is not doing enough to combat the group. “The insurgents have rendered impassable almost all the roads leading to Maiduguri,” the Boko ...
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Sep 12th, 2014
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By Uche Ezechukwu Like malevolent cancer cells, the Jama’atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda’Awati Wal-Jihad, generally known as the Boko Haram, has continued to mutate and change its nature and tactics in response to what it must perceive as the reality, as well as in manners that have shown the group...
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Sep 9th, 2014
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By Olugu Olugu Orji Mnia “Any system or mode of thought or action in which human interests, values and dignity predominate:” that’s how Dictionary.com defines humanism. My dependable Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary offers an interesting spin: A system of thought that considers that solving human...
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Sep 4th, 2014
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By Ikechukwu Amaechi There is no politically discerning Nigerian who has not heard the news. Nuhu Ribadu, former Chairman of anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), and the presidential candidate of the now defunct Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in 2011, has defected...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 2nd, 2014
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Written by Obinna Akukwe The Boko Haram insurgents have finally chased away the predominantly Christian community of Gwoza and hoisted their black and white flag in the conquered territory. Succinctly put, they have captured the Christian community of Gwoza and declared it an Islamic state. This is j...
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Sep 2nd, 2014
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By Igboeli Arinze After eight years spent as Vice President of the Federation, Atiku Abubakar also known as Turaki Adamawa is set to declare that he would again run as he did in 1993, 2007 and 2011, to lead Africa’s largest democracy as president. On face value, Atiku is naturally not the typical Nig...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 28th, 2014
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By Obinna Akukwe Boko Haram Republic of Kano, Boko Haram Republic of Borno, Boko Haram Republic of Yobe, Boko Haram Republic of Minna, Boko Hahram Republic of Arewa and Sharia Republic of Nigeria are all possible names for the new extremist Islamic Republic. Nigerians want peace and if a people are b...
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Aug 28th, 2014
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By Obi Ebuka Onochie So how can we determine what’s real and what’s not? We can’t. We can just pick and choose what we want to believe and rationalize it as best as we can. Reality after all, is basically a movie projected inside our heads. It’s based on the colours our senses permits us […]...
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Aug 28th, 2014
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By Kodili Ejiofor The current move and tact in insurgency by the Northern Nigeria based Islamic sect, Boko Haram is getting more alarming by the day. The terrorist group now flexes muscles in seizing towns through the barrels of guns killing innocent people in something akin to satanic frenzy, hoisti...
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Aug 28th, 2014
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This is one of the MAJOR reasons why America has become the most developed country in the world. That is why it is difficult for developing countries and Africa especially to significantly be developed. Unlike America, these other countries cannot take control of their destiny by thinking critically ...