Northern Nigeria

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 19th, 2014
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    A Memo to the Northern Governors Forum by: His Excellency, V/Admiral Murtala H. Nyako (rtd.), CFR, GCON, rcds Executive Governor Adamawa State On On-Going Full-Fledged Genocide in ‘Northern Nigeria’ April 16, 2014  The adverse security situation in Northern Nigeria in particular and Nig...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 29th, 2014
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by Osita Ebiem “We are…calling on Muslims in this part of the world to be well prepared because, very soon, we would launch a full scale war between the Muslims and the Christians.” – Abubakar Shekau declared in February, 2011. In the interest of those who might believe differently, the a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 1st, 2013
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Justine John DYIKUK The theatre of the absurd unfolded recently when the former Governor of Zamfara State and member of the House of Assembly, Senator Ahmed Sani Yerima persuaded the Senate to support underage marriage in Nigeria. Section 29 of the 1979 Constitution which deals with the manner of ren...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 9th, 2013
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by Reuben Abati State House Press Release – President Goodluck Jonathan deplores yesterday’s attack by armed terrorists on Bama, Borno State which claimed scores of lives. President Jonathan believes that the continuation of such callous and wanton attacks of innocent Nigerians, government faci...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 22nd, 2013
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By Osita Ebiem Kano as an Ancient Trading City – Kano as an important commercial city in Nigeria’s Islamic North also serves as gateway to some of Nigeria’s northern neighbors. Such countries like Niger, Chad and beyond have shared with the city for centuries lucrative business relationships. I...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 10th, 2013
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The current Nigerian ruler, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan continues not to “give a damn” in his inconsiderate decisions since coming to office in 2011. Now, it appears he is about to make what is sure to become the most inconsiderate of them all; granting amnesty to the Northern Nigeria-based jihadist group ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 6th, 2013
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Police in Nigeria’s Adamawa state say attackers stormed the home of the state’s deputy governor in Midlu Saturday, killing 11 people. Some victims were shot, while others had their throats cut. Police have given few details, but say it appears it was a targeted attack. Witnesses report he...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 28th, 2013
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By Umar Bello ‘Every established order tends to produce the naturalization of its own arbitrariness’ – Pierre Bourdeau: Recent happenings in Nigeria have again necessitated the need to look into our peculiar circumstances and see the factors that may hinder the emergence of a strong united Nige...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 27th, 2013
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At least 28 people have been killed in an attack by unidentified gunmen, who also set ablaze houses in Nigeria’s northern state of Plateau, officials said. The gunmen attacked the villages in Ganawuri district in Plateau under Riyom local government area on Monday, shooting indiscriminately and setti...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 24th, 2013
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By Odimegwu Onwumere When a former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu offered on November 12, 2012, to negotiate the end of insurgency in the northern part of the country on Federal Government’s (FG) behalf, many Nigerians took him seriously, not the government. Kalu’s offer came when it was ...