Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tag "boko haram"

    Can Jonathan finally unite Nigerians?

Can Jonathan finally unite Nigerians?

For a number of reasons, yesterday’s expanded meeting of the National Security Council was about the most anticipated federal-level meeting this year.Exactly a week ago, governors affiliated with the All Progressives Congress (APC) were accused of snubbing President Goodluck Jonathan’s invitation to the meeting, reigniting concerns over a political space more embroiled in inter-party mudslinging than in national peace and [...]

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    Terrified and angry, CAR Muslims ask for break-up

Terrified and angry, CAR Muslims ask for break-up

In this dusty town at the heart of the Central African Republic, many angry Muslims advocate a simple solution to the threat of religious violence from Christian militias terrorizing the country's south: partition., Reuters reports.Bambari lies near the dividing line separating Central African Republic's Christian south - where mobs have lynched hundreds of Muslims and torn down their homes - [...]

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    SERAP seeks UN intervention in release of school girls abducted by Boko Haram

SERAP seeks UN intervention in release of school girls abducted by Boko Haram

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the United Nations to “urgently intervene" in securing the safe release of 230 students of Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, who were abducted by members of the Islamic sect, Boko Haram. The abduction occurred a day after a bomb blast planted by the terrorist group at Nyanya Motor Park killed [...]

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    Jonathan applauds Buhari’s call for unity in fight against terrorism

Jonathan applauds Buhari’s call for unity in fight against terrorism

President Goodluck Jonathan has commended Gen. Muhammadu Buhari’s, the  former head of state for urging Nigerians to unite in the country's fight against terrorism.The commendation, which was contained in a statement issued by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati, expressed the president's gratitude to  Buhari.Abati conveyed to the public, Jonathan's belief that Buhari's stance is that of a [...]

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Lagos, Ogun residents fret over Boko Haram scare

Residents of Lagos and Ogun have expressed worries over reports that suspected Boko Haram members yesterday overtook the Sagamu area of Ogun State and were headed for Lagos.The news was spread through social media and text messages.The message read: “Breaking news. If you are on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway going towards Ibadan, please turn back. Eighteen suspected Boko Haram members with AK47 [...]

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