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Nigeria: Presidential Elections,in the shadow of Boko Haram

Opinion By Dr. Lawrence A. Franklin by Lawrence A. Franklin February 1, 2015 at 4:00 am http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/5168/nigeria-elec [...]

Nigeria’s Boko Haram: Baga destruction ‘shown in images’

 By Staff Reporter A satellite image of Doron Baga taken on 7 January showed the destruction of homes and foliage (in red) Satellite images [...]

The menace of Boko Haram in Nigeria

By Staff Reporter People displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency seek refuge in Yola When Boko Haram strikes, it has the effect of a forest f [...]

Nigeria’s Goodluck Jonathan vows to defeat Boko Haram

By Staff Reporter Goodluck Jonathan has faced criticism for failing to stop Boko Haram Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has vowed [...]

As Nigerian regime sentences 54 soildiers to death, Boko Haram abducts 100 more villagers

By Staff Reporter Boko Haram has taken control of several towns and villages in the north-east Militants have stormed a remote village in no [...]

Is Buhari the right man to defeat Boko Haram?

  By Staff Reporter William Wallis in LondonAuthor alerts ©AFP Muhammadu Buhari Muhamadu Buhari, Nigeria’s former military ruler, ha [...]

Nigeria needs new anti-Boko Haram strategy soon

Opinion By Ameto Akpe Ameto Akpe What might seem like ineptitude is the absence of political will ©Getty Nigerian women have led protests [...]

Nigeria’s Boko Haram seizes hometown of kidnapped girls

By Staff Reporter Residents forced to flee as extremist group takes town of Chibok in north-east of country A screengrab of a video showing [...]

BREAKING NEWS: Bomb Explosion Hits Yobe #Nigeria

By Staff Reporter – Another Bomb Explosion Hits Yobe, Many Students Feared Dead A bomb that exploded this morning on the assembly grou [...]

Nigeria: hopes for return of kidnapped schoolgirls rise after ceasefire reported

By Staff Reporter Questions surrounded purported deal between Nigerian government and Boko Haram for release of missing schoolgirls Members [...]

Nigeria Military Court Sentences 12 Soldiers to Death for Mutiny

By Staff Reporter A Nigerian military court sentenced 12 soldiers to death for staging a mutiny in the northeastern state of Borno where sec [...]

Boko Haram abducts 50 women

By Staff Reporter Residents who escaped from areas recently attacked by Boko Haram militants said yesterday that at least 50 young women wer [...]

Boko Haram opens new front against Nigerian forces as Obasanjo’s son is shot in fighting

By Staff Reporter Civilians who fled their homes following an attack by Islamist militants in Bama, take refuge at a school in Maiduguri, Ni [...]

Boko Haram overrun Bama town in Northern Nigeria and kill scores

By Staff Reporter Islamist Boko Haram insurgents have overrun much of a northeastern Nigerian town after hours of fighting that killed score [...]

The Boko Haram menace

 A Siege of Fear By Staff Reporter  Boko Haram  A VOA Special Report Carnage and mayhem are part of the fabric of daily life in northern [...]

Malala meets Nigeria’s leader Goodluck Jonathan over Chibok girls #bringbackourgirls

By Staff Reporter Malala believes that there is a link between poor education and the political violence Nigeria abductions Pakistani rights [...]

Happy 80th birthday Wole Soyinka!

By Staff Reporter President Jonathan felicitates with the globally-renowned academic, dramatist, poet and literary icon as he celebrates the [...]

Boko Haram abducts 60 women, girls in northeast Nigeria

By Staff Reporter MAIDUGURI, June 24- Suspected Boko Haram militants have abducted more than 60 women and girls, some as young as three, in [...]

Boko Haram targets Nigerian World Cup viewers in latest blast

By Staff Reporter Viewers were watching Brazil v Mexico match on public screens No group has accepted or claimed responsibility yet but exp [...]

Boko Haram has killed 3000 & displaced 3 million in the last year

By Staff Reporter The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) said that a total of 3.3 million Nigerians have now been driven from th [...]

West Africa declares war on Boko Haram

By Staff Reporter French President Francois Hollande (C) poses for a familly photo with (LtoR) Britain’s Foreign Secretary William Hag [...]

Nigeria’s Boko Haram Begins to Destabilise Cameroon

By Staff Reporter  Senior defence officials say that Cameroon has been infiltrated by Nigeria’s Islamist extremist group Boko Haram and [...]

US deploys surveillance aircraft as Boko Haram offers to release 200 girls in exchange for incarcerated”martyrs”

By Staff Reporter Kidnapped schoolgirls are seen at an unknown location in this still image taken from an undated video released by Nigerian [...]

Nigeria kidnapped girls ‘shown’ in new Boko Haram video

By Staff Reporter The BBC’s John Simpson says the video, which shows more than 100 girls in hijabs, could be the first step in a negot [...]

Israel helping in the search for kidnapped girls

By Staff Reporter Photographer: Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP via Getty Images Members of civil society groups sit to protest the abduction of the Ch [...]

Nigeria military ignored Boko Haram attack warnings

  Mia Kuumba, of the District of Columbia, brandishes a wooden stick during a rally in front of the Ni … View gallery Mothers of the [...]

Nigeria has a weak Commander-in-Chief.Boko Haram flourishes

By Staff Reporter With the country descending into chaos, President Goodluck Jonathan is running out of excuses and places to hide. Regardle [...]

Nigerian army surrounds Boko Haram hideouts to rescue abducted girls

By Staff Reporter  Nigeria’s military said it has tracked down and surrounded the location, where over 200 schoolgirls who were abducted [...]

Boko Haram devastation spreads in Nigeria

By Staff Reporter Innocent families continue to wail as Boko Haram targets victims at will A recent bomb blast that ripped apart a bus stat [...]

The Union of Nigeria stronger than Boko Haram-Jonathan

By Staff Reporter Boko Haram can’t disintegrate Nigeria, says Jonathan President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday assured Nigerians that member [...]

Boko Haram abduct more than 100 schoolgirls in northeast Nigeria

By Staff Reporter Nigerian soldiers patrol in the north of Borno state close to a Islamist extremist group Boko Haram former camp Photo: Ge [...]
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