Archive for: terrorism

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: In Nigeria, terrorism moves south

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: In Nigeria, terrorism moves south

by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani  The argument has been that more foreign involvement will trigger more violence by the terrorists, but it is clear that they do not need a trigger. Late last month,...

 

#JoinTheConversation: Oby Ezekwesili calls for lasting solution to terrorism in Nigeria (TWEETS)

#JoinTheConversation: Oby Ezekwesili calls for lasting solution to terrorism in Nigeria (TWEETS)

by Oge Okonkwo In the aftermath of the deadly bomb blasts which took place at Nyanya bus park in Abuja, killing scores of people and leaving over a 150 people injured, former Minister of Education,...

 

Tunde Leye: Enforcing the law within the law (Y! FrontPage)

Tunde Leye: Enforcing the law within the law (Y! FrontPage)

by Tunde Leye There are thousands of Nigerians languishing in illegal detention, some tortured, and some killed. One wonders if the Boko Haram members that are freed in the numerous jailbreaks...

 

Opinion: But wait, must we support this PDP government?

Opinion: But wait, must we support this PDP government?

by Aminu Yusuf Roni We all know what it takes to oppose the PDP: to say things as they were, done! That is so easy, certainly easier than calling APC, and its acolytes,  Boko Haram sponsors...

 

Cheta Nwanze: A short history of Boko Haram

Cheta Nwanze: A short history of Boko Haram

by Cheta Nwanze When someone attempts to negotiate on behalf of the group, think Baba Fugu Mohammed, he is quickly hunted down and killed. So, as things stand, the extremist elements within...

 

Troops capture Boko Haram armoury, recover arms, foreign currency – DHQ

Troops capture Boko Haram armoury, recover arms, foreign currency – DHQ

File photo by Akan Ido The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on Saturday in Abuja said that troops, operating in the North-East, have captured a massive armoury with arms and ammunition belonging to...

 

Under siege: Explosions heard as Boko Haram attacks military barracks in Borno

Under siege: Explosions heard as Boko Haram attacks military barracks in Borno

File photo by Akan Ido The Boko Haram attacks in several parts of the North east state of Borno seems to have intensified with another major assault on an army barrack today. Three loud explosions...

 

YNaija Editorial: But Mr. President, are you really celebrating?

YNaija Editorial: But Mr. President, are you really celebrating?

by the Editorial team Why an extravagant commemoration of British rule is more important to this administration than the disturbing loss of young Nigerian lives is unclear and goes to show just...

 

Yobe massacre: We will bring the murderers to justice – Jonathan

Yobe massacre: We will bring the murderers to justice – Jonathan

by Akan Ido President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday vowed to bring the perpetrators of the Yobe College killings to justice. The president made this assurance in Abuja while addressing fellow...

 

Opinion: Boko Haram is a wrong conception of Islam

Opinion: Boko Haram is a wrong conception of Islam

by Amir-Abdurrahman More so, the “heroic” acts of Boko Haram and Shekau will not in anyway contribute to a religion that has already been in existence for centuries and stood through the...