Tag: somalia

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ItunuoluwaMay 5, 2017

US Navy SEAL killed in Somalia

by Itunuoluwa Adebo According to Fox News , a U.S. Navy SEAL was killed fighting terror group Al-Shabaab – Al ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 10, 2017

Opinion: What Trump’s ban says to Nigeria and the rest of us

by Chude Jideonwo   “We live in a very unknown but somehow very scary world right now,” tweeted a friend ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 29, 2017

The Explainer: Why Nigerians shouldn’t rejoice over Trump’s Muslim ban

For the past couple of days, all hell has literally been let loose since the signing of an executive order ...

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AzeezJanuary 4, 2017

Somalian govt honours 136 Nigerian policemen

The Somalian government said it has awarded medals to 136 Nigerian Policemen on Tuesday to mark the end of their ...

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Isime EseneJuly 21, 2016

Saatah Nubari: WE will take back our country from THEM in 2019… get ready

by Saatah Nubari I rented an apartment about a week ago and the compound had a big generator house—that was ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 15, 2016

‘There’s proof that Boko Haram trained in my country’ – Somalian President

President of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud revealed on Sunday that insurgents of terrorist sect, Boko Haram trained in his country ...

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Ada IgboanugoMarch 15, 2015

Photo of the Day: You just don’t see stuff like this everyday, do you?

by Chinwe Okafor We haven’t seen anything more hilarious. This picture went viral after it was posted via twitter with ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 4, 2014

Steady improvement: Nigeria is now 39th most corrupt nation in the world

by Kolapo Olapoju According to global corruption scrutineers, Transparency International, Nigeria is now ranked as the 39th most corrupt country in ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 10, 2014

“We have indeed established an Islamic caliphate” – Boko Haram release shocking video

by Kolapo Olapoju     Islamic terrorist sect, Boko Haram has released a new video showing how it controls and operates ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 14, 2014

Wole Olabanji: Why Africa is a ‘country’ that doesn’t make sense

by Wole Olabanji Sometimes you are tempted to say “Africa is where sensible ideas go to die”, but you think ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 29, 2014

“Don’t travel to #Nigeria” – #America warns its citizens against coming this way

by Kolapo Olapoju The U.S State Department has issued a travel advisory to its citizens, warning them against travelling to ...

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June 17, 2014

Kenyan militants echo Boko Haram, kidnap 12 women in deadly raid

by Akan Ido At least 15 people have been killed and 12 women abducted by suspected Islamist militants in an overnight ...

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May 29, 2014

For the record: Full text of Pres. Goodluck Jonathan’s Democracy Day 2014 broadcast (READ)

Fellow Nigerians, 1. I greet and felicitate with you all, today, as we mark 15 years of uninterrupted democratic governance ...

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May 20, 2014

Cheta Nwanze: Sadly, Nigeria’s democracy will only churn out more GEJs

by Cheta Nwanze Let’s accept one real, hard fact about this “democracy” that we have: democracy, American style, is nothing ...

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October 20, 2013

Somalian girl smuggled into the UK to have her organs harvested, 67 Nigerian children also trafficked

  Shocking: Traffickers intended to sell the girl’s organs on the black market A girl was trafficked from Somalia into ...

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October 19, 2013

Let the denials begin: Kenyan mall gunman was a Chelsea fan before he was radicalised in Somalia (PICTURED)

  Norwegian-Somali Hassan Abdi Dhuhulow sits on a rock during a school outing in Larvik, Norway. The picture was taken ...

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September 22, 2013

Somali terrorist group, Al-Shabab claims responsibility for Kenya’s deadly attack

A senior figure in the Somali militant group al-Shabab has told the BBC it carried out a deadly attack on ...

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June 15, 2013

Murder-suicide: Employer shoots workers in his office, then kills himself

The owner of a small business in St. Louis is dead after killing three of his employees during an argument. ...

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March 11, 2013

Genital mutilation: “Patients want me to restore their genitals” – Nigerian born UK midwife

A midwife who opened Britain’s only clinic for victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) has spoken in harrowing detail about ...

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December 5, 2012

Breaking News: Explosion rocks Nairobi with several wounded

An explosion has rocked a mainly Somali neighbourhood in Kenya’s capital Nairobi, police say. Nairobi police chief Moses Ombati told ...

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September 30, 2012

Explosions in Kaduna, as grenade kill Sunday School boy in Nairobi, Kenya

by Isi Esene The Joint Military Task Force on Sunday morning shot and killed two suspected Boko Haram militants who ...

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September 12, 2012

Newly elected Somali president escapes assassination attempt

by Akan Ido The newly elected president of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, was reported to have escaped an assassination attempt a ...

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June 22, 2012

Opinion: Reversing Boko Haram’s Somalialisation of Northern Nigeria

by Sumner Shagari Sambo Therefore, the North must press the reverse break from the road to Somalia. In the wee ...

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March 16, 2012

“More deadly, more sophisticated, more effective” – Al-Qaeda blamed for increase in African bombings

by Lekan Olanrewaju Al-Qaeda has been named responsible for the increase in bombings in Nigeria, as well as Kenya and ...

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February 23, 2012

Photo of the Day – How does our Dame Patience Jonathan look today?

by Hauwa Gambo The president, Goodluck Jonathan and the first lady, Dame Patience Jonathan are in London now as part ...

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