The omens are here again, but are we heeding the augurs?
In William Shakespeare’s eponymous book, Julius Caesar, the main character is warned of fast-approaching personal danger. First, the caution comes from a soothsayer: ‘‘Beware the ides of March.’....
Why war against Boko Haram may not end soon - Borno governor
Governor Babagana Umara of Borno State has said that the war against Boko Haram may not end soon, as the terrorists have started deploying drones to monitor military operations in Sambisa Forest and the Lake Chad region.
Lessons learned, missed in Yusuf’s death nine years after
On July 30, 2009, the Nigerian Police Force summarily executed Mohammed Yusuf, founder of the dreaded militant Islamist group, Boko Haram, then aged 39. Nine years after, it has turned out to be an ‘unforced error’ in one of the unending incidences of extrajudicial killings that is hurting the nation dearly. Security forces had hunted…
Policemen accused of killing Boko Haram founder reinstated
Five Nigerian police officers who were accused of killing Boko Haram's founder Mohammed Yusuf while in their custody have been reinstated, a police oversight body said on Monday.
Borno to convert Boko Haram leader’s house to museum
The Borno Government says it will convert the house of the former leader of Boko Haram sect, Mohammed Yusuf, to a museum. The state Commissioner for Home Affairs, Information and Culture, Dr Mohammed Bulama, disclosed this at the sidelines of the 9th National Council for Culture, Tourism and National Orientation held in Dutse, Jigawa. The…