Tag: boko haram

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SponsorMarch 1, 2021

“Boko Haram is a creation of the Nigerian State.” – Prof. Umara Ibrahim Gudumbali on Public Eye

Funmi Iyanda rounded off the month of February by discussing Boko Haram with the Executive Director of the Initiative For ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 4, 2021

How women from IDP camps are getting back their livelihoods

Internally displaced persons (IDPs) are persons who have been displaced by natural disaster or conflicts from their homes, and with ...

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Kola MuhammedDecember 8, 2020

The Nigerian Army is just as guilty as Boko Haram; Amnesty International warns

The Boko Haram-led insurgency in Nigeria is one which has lasted for over a decade and recent happenings suggest that ...

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Kola MuhammedDecember 3, 2020

Nigeria can do without Buratai and his speculation of terrorism for 20 more years

When the Nigerian Army launched a book, Compendium of Nigerian Army Transformation: The Buratai Years (2015-2020), in July to commemorate ...

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Uroupa KiakubuDecember 2, 2020

Shekau’s new details about the Zambarmari Massacre raises issues

Leader of the terrorist Boko Haram sect, Abubakar Shekau Tuesday, December 1, 2020, in a daunting video, revealed more details ...

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Ado AminuDecember 1, 2020

Boko Haram: For many reasons, we are seemingly losing the war but peddling rhetorics is worse among them

Fresh off the controversy that followed a statement made by Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed on a visit ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 30, 2020

Why the end may not be in sight yet for Nigeria’s insecurity challenge

Incidents that took place in the past week have made it probably the most gruesome since the week of October ...

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Ayọ̀délé ÌbíyẹmíNovember 13, 2020

For the umpteenth time; Nigerian Authorities need to redefine our approach to Counter Terrorism

Across the world, terrorism is a global threat and there have been instances where terrorists have held world powers hostage. ...

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Michael IsaacNovember 12, 2020

Boko Haram: Ndume’s revelation is what government really needs, to move beyond ‘technical defeat’

It’s been well over 11 years since the Nigerian government through its military has been battling the Boko Haram terrorist ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 14, 2020

IGP declares new squad “SWAT” to replace defunct SARS, Professor J.P Clark is dead | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Nigeria’s head of police, Mohammad Adamu has announced that a new Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT) squad would be “filling ...

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Uroupa KiakubuSeptember 28, 2020

Boko Haram or a compromised cabinet; what is Governor Zulum up against?

A once peaceful Nigeria has since 2009 been grappling with heightened insecurity issues from the Boko Haram insurgency that has ...

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Michael IsaacAugust 6, 2020

When will the Nigerian government act against the possible infiltration of Al-Qaeda and ISIS?

A wave of fear has been looming on social media this morning, and it has to do with the possible planned ...

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Edwin OkoloAugust 3, 2020

Why are we rehabilitating Boko Haram terrorists during an ongoing terrorist occupation?

Five days ago, the Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, was ambushed by Boko Haram fighters in the middle of ...

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Op-Ed EditorJuly 30, 2020

‘Why reintegration of Boko Haram is a bad idea’ | The #YNaijaCover

Senator Ali Ndume has faulted the Federal Government’s amnesty for repentant Boko Haram insurgents. The senator stated this following report ...

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Michael IsaacJuly 30, 2020

Boko Haram is showing more audacity, as seen in fresh attacks

The scourge of the Boko Haram is one thing that many Nigerians would agree has been felt for many years. ...

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Edwin OkoloJuly 23, 2020

There is a human toll for the continued existence of Boko Haram

A video has surfaced of 5 people believed to be aid workers being executed by suspected members of the Nigerian ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 14, 2020

Reactions as 602 Boko Haram members renounce membership, set for freedom

It has seemingly become a norm for Nigerians to awake to news of one gruesome Boko Haram attack or another. ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 14, 2020

602 repentant Boko Haram members denounce membership | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Amidst increasing insurgent attacks in the North East of the country, there are reports that about 602 repentant Boko Haram ...

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EditorJuly 13, 2020

356 Nigerian soldiers allegedly resigned in the middle of active duty, this should worry you

Unless you don’t follow the news, then you must have come across one of the many reports of disgruntled military ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 9, 2020

Reactions as Boko Haram reportedly kills 28 Nigerian soldiers in latest ambush

Not a week goes by that news of assault by Boko Haram doesn’t find it’s way to the airwaves. The ...

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Michael IsaacJuly 6, 2020

President Buhari’s response to latest Boko Haram attack sparks outrage

Following Thursday’s attack on a United Nations Humanitarian Air Service helicopter  by insurgent group, Boko Haram, President Buhari has issued a statement ...

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Op-Ed EditorJuly 3, 2020

Bill to strip president of power to order assets forfeiture passes second reading | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

A bill seeking to strip the president of the powers to order for forfeiture of assets of accused persons has ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 18, 2020

All the growing concerns behind the ‘Service Chiefs’ trend

For at least one year, Nigerians have over and over again voiced the need for decisive action from the government ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 11, 2020

The North is boiling again and here’s how Nigerians have reacted

by Toluwanimi Onakoya Gruesome and graphic pictures have flooded Twitter timelines; showing large amounts of murdered, lifeless bodies on the streets, ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 4, 2020

9 killed in Kaduna village in fresh attack | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

A fresh attack by bandits in Avong Doka village in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna, has left 9 people ...

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Michael IsaacMay 14, 2020

Forgotten in captivity? Leah Sharibu marks 17th birthday at Boko Haram camp

It’s been over two years since Boko Haram abducted Leah Sharibu, the Christian teenager among over 100 other girls abducted ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 14, 2020

DJ Cuppy wants to use her platform to help upcoming artistes | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

DJ Cuppy has had an epiphany – she intends to use her platform to help upcoming artistes in the industry. ...

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EditorMay 13, 2020

Abubakar Shekau & Boko Haram are making headlines, but is it all good news?

After almost a year of silence, a new audio recording purportedly from Abubakar Shekau, the religious and military leader of ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 31, 2020

Nigerian Army pulls the plug on General Adeniyi | The #YNaijaCover

An exclusive by online medium, Sahara Reporters Tuesday revealed that a senior Nigerian Army officer, Maj. Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi, who ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 4, 2020

The YNaija Cover – 4th March | Bounty on Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau

The United States Department of State is offering a reward of up to $7m (N2.5bn) for information leading to the ...

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