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Boko Haram insurgency

15 Oct
Tomorrow is World Food Day; but despite assurances by President Muhammadu Buhari to make N600 billion loan facility available to 2.4 million farmers in the country, situations and forecasts have shown that Nigeria may face food insecurity...
30 Sep
The issue of political obligation generates the question. What is the problem of political obligation in Nigeria and how does it affect the citizens? In any assessment of the predicament and prospects of Nigeria...
30 Aug
Unsettled by abysmal leadership currently on offer by the political class, Nigerians earnestly look forward to a rescue mission at the 2023 general polls.
1 Apr 2021
Those “wise ones”, who had authoritatively “decreed” the disintegration of Nigeria, must be laughing quietly at current developments: the spate of insecurity
30 Mar 2021
Given the revelations of misapplication of security funds under the immediate past administration, the skepticism with which Nigerians greeted recent statement and denial from the authorities is hardly surprising.
17 Mar 2021
In the beginning when the genesis of the phenomenon of bandits and banditry was shrouded in some anthropological puzzle, those whose mandate it was to crack the mystery and treat...
8 Dec 2020
No matter what its critics may want to say, the Nigerian Army has been an important stakeholder and critical institution that has played a very significant and fundamental role
19 Jan 2020
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…
13 Dec 2018
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.
26 Nov 2018
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…
23 Nov 2018
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…
21 Jul 2017
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.


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