Boko Haram insurgency
Another Christian killed by 10-year old ISWAP member
Islamic State West African Province has released a video that shows a Christian man being executed by an Islamic State child “soldier” in Borno, Nigeria. In a video released by its news platform, Amaq agency, ISWAP said the Christian man was killed on Monday. Pieter Van Ostaeyen, a member of the editorial board of the…
‘We’ve spent about N12b on rehabilitation in North East’
Victims Support Fund (VSF), a foundation to assist those affected by Boko Haram insurgency, yesterday disclosed that it has spent about N12 billion on rehabilitation in the North East zone.
How Buhari stopped us from fighting Boko Haram- South African mercenary
The founder of Specialized Tasks, Training, Equipment and Protection,(STTEP), Eeben Barlow, has revealed how President Muhammadu Buhari stopped them from carrying on fighting Boko-Haram terrorists in Nigeria in 2015. In a Facebook post, Barlow said their proposal was antagonised and politicised by Buhari and his team "even before they assumed office." "The initial 3-phase campaign…
How increasing Boko Haram attacks could affect 2019 election
Increasing numbers of Boko Haram attacks against troops have raised questions about the group's current strength, capability and support, as Nigeria's main opposition seized on mounting casualties to criticise the government's record on security before next year's election. AFP has reported at least 17 attempts to overrun army bases since July, most of them in…
What exactly are we restructuring?
Everywhere in Nigeria today, the story is the same; the song is the same. It cuts across all known divides. The discourse everywhere is centered on one theme: The need to restructure the Nigerian state.
2015 General Elections: Most odious presidential campaign ever!
SIX days to go from today! The presidential campaigns have been awful. That is, perhaps, how best to sum it all up. The governorship election (April 11) is no better. Governors, owing months of workers’ salaries, are promising pay rises if re-elected. They are using their campaigns to reduce school fees and announce free education. The electorate is to absorb it all.
U.S. pledges more equipment, others for anti-B’Haram war
FROM the United States (U.S) government has come a pledge of further support for the multinational force combating Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria and the neighbouring countries. According to the spokesperson for the U.S Department of State, Jen Psaki, the support which will come in the coming weeks, will take the form of equipment provision, advice, intelligence, training and logistics.