Tag: Taliban

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 27, 2018

The Late 5: Stephanie Otobo recants her allegations against Apostle Suleman, 95 killed by bomb blast in Kabul and other top stories

These are the Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. Taraba, Rivers, Benue governments and Civil Rights Groups Friday, attacked the ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 26, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: 60,000 robots replace workers | Former Lagos governor dies | The Sharia bill explained | More

From the papers this morning – a tracklist. Edwin Clark refuses to go away. Punch Lagos loses a former governor. Vanguard ...

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Ada IgboanugoJanuary 30, 2015

US insists Taliban is not a terror group – explains what they really are

by Nneamaka Opara The US has said that the tactics adopted by the Taliban are akin to terrorism but those terror tactics ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 27, 2014

#illridewithyou was contrived, but it reflects our thoughts on Islam and terrorism

by Adedayo Ademuwagun   Taliban gunmen shot dead 141 people at a school in Pakistan last week, and most of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 13, 2014

N4.3 billion! Boko Haram is the 10th richest terrorist group in the world

by Damilola Jagun   According to a Forbes Israel report, “to finance their operations, terrorist groups often end up operating as ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 10, 2014

Malala Yousafzai becomes the youngest ever winner of Nobel peace prize

by Kolapo Olapoju   Malala Yousafzai, the 17-year-old Pakistani education campaigner has been announced as the joint winner of the ...

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May 15, 2014

Olusegun Adeniyi: How do we get out of Chibok?

by Olusegun Adeniyi However, at the end of the day, the ultimate lesson of this tragedy is that we should not ...

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October 22, 2013

Ijeoma Nwogwugwu: Quality of education in Nigeria – Lessons from Malala Yousafzai

by Ijeoma Nwogwugwu As long as Nigeria continues to produce half-baked students from our primary and secondary schools, the quality ...

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October 12, 2013

The face of hope: Malala Yousafzai meets with the Obamas in the Oval Office

Malala Yousafzai may not have won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, but she enjoyed a private Oval Office audience ...

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August 11, 2013

Simon Kolawole: Winning the war against terror

by Simon Kolawole How can we contain this religious hate in Nigeria in the face of the Boko Haram insurgency? ...

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June 11, 2013

Wickedness: Taliban behead 2 children accused of ‘spying’

A boy of ten and another aged 16 have been  beheaded by the Taliban for ‘spying’. The pair were seized ...

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February 26, 2013

“Never give up” – Afghan woman, 23, whose nose and ears were hacked off by her Taliban husband (PHOTOS)

An Afghan woman whose nose and ears were hacked off after she fled a forced marriage is urging abused women ...

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January 24, 2013

‘I think he has a mental problem’: The Taliban hit back at Prince Harry’s claims on killing their fighters

by Rachel Ogbu Prince Harry  has been on a media tour lately, in which he made a remark about his ...

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November 4, 2012

TICKER: Leave him alone – Chris Brown’s mother defends him over Taliban costume

Chris Brown can’t seem to escape controversy at the moment. First he is caught in the centre of a love ...

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October 19, 2012

TICKER: Hero takes a stand: Pakistani girl shot in head by Taliban able to get out of hospital bed

A Pakistani teen activist who was shot in the head by the Taliban because she had argued that girls deserved ...

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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 13, 2012

VIDEO: Outrage spreads as video showing US Marines urinating on dead Afghan men hits the Internet

By Seyi Lawal A very disgraceful video showing American soldiers urinating on the corpses of some three Afghan men was recently ...

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