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Breaking News: Decontextualized response to Boko Haram crisis trivializes Nigeria's political struggles (Part 1)
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Maiduguri :: Nigeria | updated 2014-06-02 10:21:03 -0700 | disasters-news

Editor's note: This is Part 1 of a two-part series. Commentary The rest of the world trivializes Africa's nation-building challenges by paying decontextualized, episodic attention to its political problems, reducing ongoing crises with deep historical roots into isolated events such...
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Breaking News: Boko Haram releases new video of Chibok girls: Some girls ill, one with broken wrist
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Maiduguri :: Nigeria | updated 2014-06-05 13:27:12 -0700 | disasters-news

Nigerian media reports say that Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has seen a new video released by Boko Haram where the abducted girls of Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, speak about their experience in captivity. The girls appealed to...
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Breaking News: Nigerian military says it has located Chibok girls: A perspective on the Boko Haram crisis
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Maiduguri :: Nigeria | updated 2014-06-02 10:42:38 -0700 | disasters-news

Nigeria's military has said that it knows the location of nearly 300 girls abducted last month from their school dormitory in Chibok, Borno State, in northeastern Nigeria by members of the Islamic militant group Boko Haram. According to the Nigerian...
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Breaking News: Christian Association of Nigeria releases names of abducted Chibok girls
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Chibuk :: Nigeria | updated 2014-05-05 18:15:04 -0700 | disasters-news

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has released a list of girls who were abducted by Boko Haram terrorists April 15 at the Government Girls College in Nigeria’s Borno State. According to CAN, of the girls abducted, 165 were Christian...
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Breaking News: Decontextualized response to Boko Haram crisis trivializes Nigeria's political struggles (Part 2)
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Abuja :: Nigeria | updated 2014-06-02 11:33:25 -0700 | disasters-news

Author's note: This concludes a two-part series. The first part may be accessed here. Commentary The British set the stage for the festering crisis of Nigerian politics nearly six decades ago by conniving to bequeath political power in a multiethnic...
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Breaking News: Nigeria's president confident abducted schoolgirls will be found
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Chibuk :: Nigeria | updated 2014-05-15 15:36:16 -0700 | disasters-news

Nigeria should be able to recover more than 200 schoolgirls abducted from their school by Islamic militants last month, President Goodluck Jonathan said Sunday as a new offer of help arrived from Israel. "With the entire international community deploying its...
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Breaking News: Report: 10 Nigerian military generals found guilty of backing Boko Haram
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Abuja :: Nigeria | updated 2014-06-07 12:24:17 -0700 | disasters-news

Fifteen senior Nigerian military officers, including 10 generals, have reportedly been found guilty in courts-martial of supplying arms and giving information to Boko Haram insurgents, according to The Associated Press, quoting reports Tuesday in the Nigerian media. Although the spokesman...
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Breaking News: Sex slaves and oil in Nigeria
Posted by: Robert Weller

Lagos :: Nigeria | updated 2014-04-25 09:51:32 -0700 | disasters-news

Opinion Sometimes it seems like a modern day Hieronymus Bosch painting combined with Dante’s Inferno, updated with automatic weapons. Nigeria should be Africa’s powerhouse, even though its boundaries were arbitrarily created by its British colonizers. The story is so incredible...
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Breaking News: Reports: Boko Haram insurgents allegedly kill at least 300, abduct 11 girls

Maiduguri :: Nigeria | updated 2014-05-10 16:35:59 -0700 | disasters-news

Boko Haram insurgents reportedly killed about 300 people and abducted 11 girls Tuesday in Gamboru Ngala, a town on Nigeria's northeastern border with Cameroon in Borno State. The town, about 200 kilometers north of the state capital Maiduguri, is the...
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Breaking News: Are kidnapped girls of Chibok used as female suicide bombers by Boko Haram?
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Abuja :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-30 04:12:22 -0700 | disasters-news

Nigeria is faced with a major problem because there are apprehensions that Boko Haram, the insurgent group operating in the country, is making use of the kidnapped girls of Chibok as female suicide bombers. This new trend is a matter...
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Breaking News: What Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan couldn't tell Malala Yousafzai
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Abuja :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-20 13:53:09 -0700 | disasters-news

Commentary The Pakistani civil rights activist Malala Yousafzai, 17, met Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan earlier in the week. Given the fact of his impatience in dealing with local activists pressing him to expedite action on the release of the kidnapped...
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Breaking News: Boko Haram attack in northeast Nigeria kills 60 people
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Bama :: Nigeria | updated 2014-02-24 14:04:41 -0800 | disasters-news

Boko Haram, an extremist Islamic sect that seeks to overthrow the Nigerian government and establish an Islamic state in northern Nigeria, has killed at least 60 people in the northeast town of Bama, AFP reported.

 Residents said gunmen stormed the...
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Source: Africa Headlines

Abuja :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-30 02:21:56 -0700 | political-news

Shehu Shagari Way and Ibrahim Babangida Boulevard in the Maitama District as well as the Ahmadu Bello Way/Kur Mohammed Street junction (opposite ThisDay Dome) in the Central Business District of the federal capital territory. Unlike the previous ones scattered around...
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Source: Africa Headlines

Lagos :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-30 04:29:26 -0700 | political-news

Ads by Google Commercial flight operations are expected to increase as more new airlines prepare to hit the Nigerian airspace with new airports coming on stream in various states across the country. Two new domestic operators, Azman Air and Discovery...
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Source: Africa Headlines

Enugu :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-30 04:29:20 -0700 | political-news

Ads by Google Some groups and individuals have expressed divergent views on the zonal unity rallies currently being conducted by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) across the country. Electoral Act by President Goodluck Jonathan and the PDP under the guise...
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