Northern Nigeria

By IndepthAfrica
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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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Jun 2nd, 2014
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By Kallys Albert Sr. Requiem Nigeria – The geographical expression called Nigeria approaches fifty-four years next October, 2014. This is an age compared to human life more than half of life’s expectations have been achieved. In reality, fifty-four years is not quite a significant long time – h...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 14th, 2014
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by Bitrus B. Kaze Our support for the internationalization of Nigeria’s war against the Boko Haram terrorism is by no means a vote of no confidence against the Nigerian Security Forces. However, our greatest worry is the presence of terrorists camouflaged as officers and men within the Nigeria Armed ...
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May 13th, 2014
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by George Kerley In March 2014, National Security Adviser Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd.) presented to Nigerians, at a well publicized briefing replete with media glitz, a National Counter Terrorism Strategy (NACTEST) where he outlined a new strategy called ‘Soft Approach’ for dealing with th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 26th, 2014
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by Emmanuel Chigozie Osuchukwu Nigeria is presently in a dangerous impasse and there are many who believe that the country is on the throes of disintegration. If the mindless insurgency and bloodletting ravaging particularly the Northern part of the country is not enough evidence, the ongoing nationa...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 23rd, 2014
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by Obinna Akukwe Jonathan and his Ijaw brothers will definitely teach the Hausa Fulani a bitter lesson during the 2015 presidential election. I have alluded to that in an earlier write-up titled “Presidency 2015: Jonathan and Ijaws to teach Hausa-Fulani Bitter Lesson – Part 1’. Recently the Ful...
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...
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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...
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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...
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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...