Tag: boko haram

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January 25, 2012

Part 2 – Amara Nwakpa speaks post-#OccupyNigeria: “We need a social contract and we need it now”

We have lived a lie It was Onyeka Owenu that sang the song “Run, Jonathan, Run”, imploring the man who ...

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January 25, 2012

You need to read this! Amara Nwakpa (@bubusn) speaks post-#OccupyNigeria: “We must not repeat the mistakes of our fathers” (Part 1)

Quo Vadis, Nigeria?  Our desire for tribal balance in the corridors of power is at odds with our desire for ...

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January 25, 2012

Reuters Report: Boko Haram has killed almost 1000 since 2009

The Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram has killed at least 935 people since it launched an uprising in 2009, including ...

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January 24, 2012

An open letter to the President: “I am tired of managing this country,” by Aninoritse Odeli

  Letter to Mr. President   Dear Mr.  President, How are you today?  I trust you are well? Well why ...

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January 24, 2012

Slow and steady? Police “foil Boko Haram attack”

    By Kemi Omosanya Security agencies may just be on their way to curbing the activities of the Boko ...

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January 23, 2012

From the Bloggers: 2face is Unstoppable, but is Boko Haram too?

by Wilfred Okiche The bloggerati was awash with tragic tales of bomb blasts coming out of Kano, Bayelsa and Bauchi ...

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January 22, 2012

UPDATE: Bomb blast in Bauchi as death toll from Kano attack reaches 178

    by Hauwa Gambo The northern Nigerian city of Bauchi came under threats today after explosions struck two churches, ...

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January 21, 2012

Dele Momodu: “This President Just Can’t Get It!”

Fellow Nigerians, please permit me to sound American today. The type of arrant nonsense going on in Nigeria today would ...

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OluwapelumiJanuary 21, 2012

“Lagos Protest today called off” – Official Statement from Save Nigeria Group

  The Save Nigeria Group(SNG) has called off the “victory rally” scheduled for Saturday at the Gani Fawehinmi Freedom Park ...

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OluwapelumiJanuary 21, 2012

CPJ: Channels TV reporter murdered while covering Kano bombings

by CPJ A television reporter covering the aftermath of coordinated terrorist attacks in northern Nigeria was gunned down this afternoon, ...

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January 21, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Multiple blasts rock Kano

      By Alkasim Abdulkadir  Rescue and evacuation is currently underway in the city of Kano, which came under heavy ...

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January 20, 2012

Who wants to be a millionaire? Police put N50million price on Boko Haram suspect

by Seyi Lawal The police have put a price on Kabiru Sokoto’s head. The above is alleged to the mastermind ...

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January 18, 2012

Boko Haram and the government, one and same?

by Adebola Rayo    How does a high profile suspect such as Kabiru Sokoto escape police custody? The police rightly ...

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January 15, 2012

“We need to do something about Boko Haram” – Fela Durotoye

    by Fela Durotoye As we have all witnessed over the last few, the path of national development is ...

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January 12, 2012

Boko Haram leader posts YouTube video to warn President Jonathan

    by Seyi Lawal Leader of Boko Haram, Jama’atu Ahlus Sunnah Lid Da’awati Wal Jihad,  has decided to add fuel to ...

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January 3, 2012

Tolu Ogunlesi on #FuelSubsidyRemoval: “How not to run a country”

By Tolu Ogunlesi President Jonathan is not doing anything unusual, others before him have made similar arguments asking for “sacrifice”. ...

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January 2, 2012

Boko Haram orders Christians to leave the North within 3 days

  By Seyi Lawal Abul Qaqa, the alleged spokesman for Islamist group, Boko Haram, has issued a three-day ultimatum to Christians in the ...

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January 1, 2012

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

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

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OluwapelumiDecember 31, 2011

President Jonathan declares state of emergency

by Rachel Ogbu President Goodluck Jonathan has declared a state of emergency in parts of Plateau, Yobe, Borno and Niger hit by ...

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OluwapelumiOctober 24, 2011

The menace continues: Boko Haram guns down NTA reporter

by Sampa Bolaji Jama’atu Ahlus Sunnati Lidda’awati Wal Jihad, the group more popular as Boko Haram have confirmed that are ...

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OluwapelumiSeptember 9, 2011

From GEJ Facebook’s page: President launches vehicles’ database

  Daniel Adelaja   I was navigating around on Facebook a few hours ago when I stumbled on this update ...

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OluwapelumiJune 20, 2011

SOUNDBITES: Hugh Hefner, a visit to Ryan Leslie and other quotes

by Ifreke Inyang Who said what last week? “We are responsible for the bomb attack on the police headquarters in ...

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