Tag: terrorism

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 21, 2017

Military arrest 4 top Boko Haram commanders in Kogi

by Dolapo Adelana Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Tuesday said four high profile members of the Boko Haram sect, ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 10, 2017

Opinion: Is Kaduna getting great again?

by John Danfulani “Make Kaduna Great Again” was Mr Nasir Ahmed El-rufa’i’s 2015 campaign slogan.That catchy motto was created on ...

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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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RoqeebahFebruary 4, 2017

Still on the Matter: There’s a ripple effect of Trump’s #MuslimBan in Kuwait that the world is not talking about

Donald Trump undeniably has had the worst first two weeks in the history of American Presidents in recent times. For the ...

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AzeezFebruary 3, 2017

Investigate my family too for terrorism, Shettima tells security agencies

Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima has called on security agencies to investigate his family too in the efforts to identify ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 30, 2017

YNaija Editorial: There is still so much work to do against Boko Haram

One of President Muhammadu Buhari’s strongest campaign promises in the run-up to the 2015 General Election was squashing the terrorist ...

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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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Op-ed EditorJanuary 19, 2017

Opinion: President Buhari, is it that our lives do not matter?

Just before the new year, I had decided to suspend political activities for a while and doggedly pursue economic and ...

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AzeezJanuary 17, 2017

We spent N2.7bn on fuel in 2016 fighting Boko Haram – NAF

The Nigerian Air Force on Monday said it spent N2,738,062.245bn on fuel fighting terrorist group, Boko Haram in 2016. Commanding ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 10, 2017

Opinion: The Sultan Lied, Gender Equality Bill is not Anti-Islam

by Jude Ndukwe The recent call by the Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Mohammad Sa’ad Abubakar 111, on the Senate, ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 9, 2017

Opinion: The North East is recovering but without her girls?

by Alexander O. Onukwue May 29, 2015. Taking the reins from the perceived lethargic administration of Goodluck Jonathan, Muhammadu Buhari ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 8, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] The takeaway for Hadi Sirika from the Fort Lauderdale shooting

On Friday, after Esteban Santiago, a United States Army veteran, got his things from the luggage carousel at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International ...

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AzeezDecember 27, 2016

Pres. Buhari never said the war against terrorism was over – Femi Adesina

Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina has dismissed reports that the President said the ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 19, 2016

Femi Fani-Kayode: They love the blood

by Femi Fani-Kayode I just watched a horrific video of hundreds of young men in the traditional orange prison garb. ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 13, 2016

Femi Fani-Kayode: Nasir El Rufai and the bloodfest in southern Kaduna (Pt.2)

by Femi Fani-Kayode Senator Danjuma La’ah, the Senator representing the good people of Southern Kaduna continued. He said that according ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 4, 2016

Akporotu Otaghogho: The voices in our heads

by Akporotu Otaghogho Hello Again! Long time no…., whatever it is we do, I missed you, where did you go? ...

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AzeezDecember 1, 2016

Security situation in the Northeast has improved – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the security situation in Northern Nigeria has increased significantly following supports gotten from G-7 ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 26, 2016

BREAKING: 5 soldiers injured as troops encounter IED explosion in Borno

Troops of the Nigerian Army engaged in the war against terrorist group Boko Haram in North-East on Saturday morning encountered an explosion triggered by ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 25, 2016

Borno IDP camps will be closed by May 2017 – Shettima

The Governor of Borno Kashim Shettima, says all Internally Displaced Person camps in the state would be closed down by ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 19, 2016

The Thread: Boko Haram is making the lives of Journalists in the North East a living hell

Nigerian journalist, environmental consultant and social media expert, @Abang Mercy, reports the horrors Journalists in the North East are going through, ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 15, 2016

The Thread: Boko Haram – State terror spawns anti-state terror

Chris Ngwodo, writer, consultant, analyst and public speaker is giving perspective to the rise of terrorist groups in Nigeria. He ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 15, 2016

Opinion: Saving the armed children of Borno

by Mustapha Alhassan, Emmanuel Bosah, Ahmad Jumare, Ashraf Usman, and Faisal Wando History has shown us that over time, children ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 12, 2016

Peregrino Brimah: Self-admitted super predator Wole Soyinka is no different from Donald Trump

by Peregrino Brimah The truth is, Wole Soyinka was no different and actually quite worse than T. B. Joshua, who predicted a ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 11, 2016

Military doesn’t need mercenaries against Boko Haram – DHQ

The Military High Command says it doesn’t need mercenaries to prosecute the ongoing war against terrorist sect Boko Haram. Spokesperson for ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 9, 2016

’61 captured Chibok girls married to Boko Haram fighters’ – Report

The 21 released Chibok girls recently released by Boko Haram terrorists have said they were not raped or abused during ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 7, 2016

Opinion: Lt. Col. Abu Ali: Painful death of a gallant soldier

by Michael Jegede The news of the death of Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Abu Ali, said to be the most gallant ...

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AzeezNovember 7, 2016

Online publications should be patriotic in their reports – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai has urged online publications to show patriotism when reporting about terrorism, especially ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 5, 2016

Opinion: #SultanAt10 | A quiet leader that just was not there

by Peregrino Brimah Amirul Mumineen Sultan Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III is a quiet man. So quiet that it appears he is ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 1, 2016

Army begins “Operation hardknock”, rescues women and children

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday says it has rescued 19 women and 19 children held hostage by terrorists in Dumba ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 27, 2016

Justice Ademola withdraws from another DSS case

A Federal High Court Judge, Adeniyi Ademola on Thursday withdrew from handling a case filed by the Department of State ...

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