Tag: terrorism

Ado AminuFebruary 23, 2021

300+ days of illegal incarceration, reversed prison sentence | What to learn about anti-blasphemy in Nigeria

Less than 10 weeks from today, outspoken ex-Muslim Mubarak Bala, would have spent a full year in illegal detention for ...

Ado AminuFebruary 5, 2021

Shari’ah: A mistake that should never have been allowed

When former Executive Secretary of Nigeria’s Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Professor Usman Yusuf revealed while speaking on Arise News’ The ...

Ado AminuDecember 4, 2020

Is this just an issue of incompetence or there is more to the insecurity in Nigeria?

On the heels of the statement made by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, projecting that terrorism ...

Ado AminuDecember 3, 2020

Professor Yusuf’s short term solutions to terrorism may cause bigger problems

It is no news that Northern Nigeria is in the choke hold of a brand of religion that could ruin ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 1, 2018

President Buhari reduces cost of UTME, SSCE forms; ASUU vows not to suspend its strike | Other top stories of the week

These are the stories that drove conversation this week. The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) vowed not to suspend ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 30, 2018

The Late 5: New terrorist group reportedly emerges in Sokoto, Police kill 104 bandits in Zamfara | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove conversation today. The Association of Residents Doctors, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 28, 2018

10 days after Metele attack, President Buhari to meet LCBC leaders to tackle Boko Haram

Ten days after the attack by members of the terrorist group, Boko Haram, on a military camp in Metele, Borno, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 6, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 6th of September

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: Oludolapo AdelanaDolapo is a writer and journalist who works ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 18, 2018

The Late 5: Video shows Boko Haram terrorists celebrating Sallah, warning ‘infidels’; civilians own 85% of world’s 1bn firearms and other stories

These are the top stories that drove conversation today. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti led by Gboyega Oguntuase Sunday, ...

Alexander OnukwueMarch 15, 2018

Buhari wins the superior response and sensitivity competition – Really?

President Muhammadu Buhari has visited Yobe state three weeks after the abduction of 110 school girls from a government school ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 8, 2018

The Big 5: Senators receive N13.5 million monthly, separate from salaries; freed Boko Haram commander issues fresh threat against Nigeria and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. A Federal High Court in Abuja has sentenced Charles Okah and ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 20, 2017

The killing of 20 Boko Haram insurgents by the Army negates the claims of ‘technical defeat’

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said its troops had killed 20 Boko Haram insurgents in a clearance operation in the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 2, 2017

BREAKING: 13 people killed in Boko Haram attack in Borno

Thirteen persons are feared dead while 53 others have sustained injuries after two female suicide bombers detonated explosive devices in Biu, Borno, ...

EditorOctober 26, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Why the UN refutes the Nigerian Army’s “technical defeat” of Boko Haram

The United Nations has nothing but a strong rebuttal for the federal government’s claim of technically defeating Boko-Haram in the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 9, 2017

‘Mass trials for Boko Haram suspects have begun’

First major prosecutions of Boko Haram suspects have started according to a report by Guardian. The trials would be closed-door ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 4, 2017

Why we kill people | Suspected Boko Haram member reveals

A suspected member of the insurgent group, Boko Haram, Mohammed Bashir  says they were planning to carry out attacks in Ondo ...

EzinneOctober 3, 2017

“It’s telling how much more interested the media is in humanising white mass shooters” | Americans attack the media

The Las Vegas shooting, which took place on Sunday, has Americans in their feels. Perhaps because Trump dubbed the shooter ...

EzinneOctober 3, 2017

The Thread: “59 dead is a miracle? WTF are you smoking???” | Americans spew vitriol on Trump

America has been taking hits from different directions in the past couple of months. From Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 22, 2017

Peregrino Brimah: The Federal Government is aiding and abetting terrorists now?

by Peregrino Brimah By defending Fulani terrorists listed in the Global Terrorism Index as the fourth deadliest terrorist group in ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 20, 2017

What’s next for IPOB now that a court has ‘officially’ declared it “terrorist”?

by Alexander O. Onukwue By the suit filed by the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, the Federal High Court ...

AzeezSeptember 19, 2017

Nnamdi Kanu’s words, actions constitute terrorism – Sagay

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC), Itsa Sagay has said the military’s declaration of the Indigenous People ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 18, 2017

Should Buhari have travelled while Nigeria is in chaos?

by Alexander O. Onukwue The United Nations General Assembly is a meeting which Buhari, as Nigeria’s President, is required to ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 16, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 16th of September

Follow the stories and analyses on YNaija: Political and religious leaders should lead Biafra struggle not the youth – Mbaka ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 16, 2017

Opinion: The Federal Government and IPOB’s terrorist threat

by Dele Awogbeoba     For the last two years, any constant listener of Radio Biafra, when hosted by Nnamdi ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 16, 2017

Terror-risk; Terrorist: Is there a difference?

 by Alexander O. Onukwue Boko Haram was proscribed as a terrorist organisation by the Goodluck Jonathan administration in 2013. The ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 16, 2017

What makes IPOB a terrorist organisation?

by Alexander O. Onukwue The Nigerian Army has reportedly designated the controversial group, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), as a ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 16, 2017

Festus Ogun: Why it is illegal for the military to declare IPOB a terrorist organisation

by Festus Ogun   The Defence Headquarters has labelled the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) a “militant terrorist organisation”. This ...

EditorSeptember 7, 2017

[The Activism Blog] UN agencies move to curb arms proliferation, terrorism in Nigeria

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa (UNERC), are ...

EditorSeptember 5, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Why the Military must not take Amnesty International’s report on B’Haram lightly

Human right organisation Amnesty International in a fresh report said about 381 civilians were killed by the dreaded Boko Haram ...

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