Tag: boko haram

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May 4, 2012

Boko Haram: Kano policemen ‘arrange’ marriages for widows and divorcées to help build stronger family ties

by Chi Ibe In a bid to restore sanity and peace to the north, Nigerian policemen in Kano have embarked ...

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May 3, 2012

From the Magazine: A journey into Boko Haram, and for Nigeria

by Alkasim Abdulkadir Filing reports for international news agency CNN, Alkassim Abdulkair found himself speaking to the leader of the lethal sect ...

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May 3, 2012

Akintunde Oyebode: Zoning, violence and treachery (Ynaija FrontPage)

“Any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind, and therefore never send to know for whom the bell ...

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May 3, 2012

CAN issues “final call” to the Federal Government to stop Boko Haram

by Lekan Olanrewaju Leader of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ayo Oritsejafor, yesterday issued a “final call” to the Nigerian government ...

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May 2, 2012

Nigeria is on fire – TY Danjuma

by Chi Ibe Reacting to the series of Boko Haram attacks in the country, former Minister of Defence, General T. Y. Danjuma ...

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May 1, 2012

WATCH: “In the past, when even America honoured a Nigerian leader”

Culled from Omojuwa.com I have given up on President Jonathan. The man cannot help himself let alone Nigeria… I was ...

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May 1, 2012

Azazi must go – Abubakar Tsav, Balarabe Musa call for resignation

by Lekan Olanrewaju It’s near-impossible to have missed the recent stir caused by General Andrew Azazi. Azazi, who is Nigeria’s ...

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April 30, 2012

Opinion: GEJ is not clueless, GEJ is weak

by Femi Owolabi “If America shows weakness and uncertainty, the world will drift toward tragedy. That will not happen on ...

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April 30, 2012

Tolu Ogunlesi: The road mess travelled… (YNaija FrontPage)

They may never have heard of Twitter, or the term ‘Occupy Nigeria’, but they, like me and the multitude of ...

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April 30, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Vatican condemns Boko Haram’s attacks on Nigerian Christians

by Seyi Lawal Following the latest terror attack on a church in Kano, the Vatican has been forced to react. Yesterday, ...

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April 29, 2012

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu: I want the Nigeria of my JAMB days back (YNaija FrontPage)

The body language of the Federal Government leaves Nigerians with a confidence level that is below zero. There is an ...

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April 29, 2012

Dele Momodu: Waiting for that Good Nigerian

 Terrorism survives on propaganda and its main propeller is the media. The attack on the Nigerian media two days ago ...

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April 28, 2012

Temie Giwa: Nigerians, we are at war (YNaija FrontPage)

No more outrage, no more youthful hubris that we can save Jos and by extension, our country. We are getting ...

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April 27, 2012

Upheaval in West Africa: Could Nigeria Be Next?

 by Daniel Wagner and Joshua Wallace From the Huffington Post blog: The recent coups in Guinea-Bissau and Mali raise questions ...

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April 27, 2012

‘The media is taking sides’ – Boko Haram justifies bomb attack on ThisDay Newspaper

 by Chi Ibe There seem to be no immediate end in sight to the attacks from the Boko Haram. Following the ...

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April 22, 2012

Dele Momodu: In search of ‘Shock Therapy’

   Nigeria today has paid an unprecedented debt to the militants than we ever paid to the Igbos who lost ...

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April 20, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Italy promises to help Nigeria fight terrorism

by Lekan Olanrewaju Just last month, an Italian citizen who was held hostage by the Boko Haram sect was murdered ...

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April 20, 2012

Goodluck in Germany: “Nigeria is still safe”

by Lekan Olanrewaju President Goodluck Jonathan, currently on a visit to Germany, said on Thursday that the state of security ...

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April 19, 2012

“They’re Causing Undue Panic” – FG dismisses US embassy warning

by Lekan Olanrewaju The US Embassy on Tuesday delivered a warning that the Boko Haram sect may be planning attacks ...

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April 15, 2012

The “Godfather of Modern Nigeria”? Financial Times profiles Olusegun Obasanjo

by Lekan Olanrewaju The Financial Times recently launched a series titled 12 days in West Africa, which will detail reports of ...

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April 13, 2012

GlobalPost reviews Boko Haram: Terrorism’s new hot spot is Nigeria

by Heather Murdock This abridged article originally appeared on GlobalPost. Doctors report that 41 people died from Sunday’s (Easter Day) ...

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April 13, 2012

WATCH: “We will devour you”- Boko Haram to President Jonathan

by Lekan Olanrewaju A new video has emerged which shows a Boko Haram leader delivering a message to President Goodluck Jonathan. In the ...

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April 11, 2012

We Go Hard: Nigerian army to use dogs to fight Boko Haram

by Hauwa Gambo The chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika yesterday revealed in Kaduna that the Army will train ...

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April 11, 2012

“I have never taken a bribe, wallahi-talahi” – Ribadu speaks on Boko Haram, EFCC & more

by Hauwa Gambo “I worked in Nigeria Police Force for 27 years and I can swear that I have never ...

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March 29, 2012

“We play politics with everything”- Jonathan blames Boko Haram on politics

by Lekan Olanrewaju President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday said that the violent activities of the Boko Haram sect could be ...

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March 27, 2012

“Is there really Boko Haram?” – Ayo Oritsejafor speaks against dialogue with sect

by Lekan Olanrewaju The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor has spoken out against proposed ...

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March 19, 2012

We don’t trust you! Mediators in Boko Haram talks end discussion

by Lekan Olanrewaju A muslim cleric mediating in peace talks between the Nigerian government and the Boko Haram Islamist sect has announced he ...

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March 18, 2012

“Why I have resigned my appointment as United Nations Peace Ambassador”

by Mohammed Buhari In 2010, I was appointed a United Nation Peace Ambassador by the Interreligious and Inter Federations of ...

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March 16, 2012

Report: President Goodluck Jonathan begins amity talks with Boko Haram

By Rachel Ogbu In a bid to put an end to the senseless killings by the Islamic sect, Boko Haram, the ...

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March 15, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: SSS parades suspected killers of kidnapped European contractors

by Lekan Olanrewaju As fingers are still being pointed in different directions over the recently botched hostage rescue attempt, the State Security ...

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