Owing to the incessant killings and wanton destruction of lives and property perpetrated by the 'supposed herdsmen', it has became a notion for most people to describe or see every Fulani cattle dealers as 'killer herdsmen', writes Maureen Okpe Contrary to this, not all Fulani herdsmen are rustlers,
Boko Haram terrorists have for over 10 years launched a devastating insurgency campaign against the Nigerian State, leaving in its wake trail of deaths and destruction especially in some parts of the North East. The disruptive terror organisation and its splinter group, Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) have
Senator Iroegbu, Godsgift Onyedinefu and Gift Wada The SARS also cry? What could have made officers of the Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) feel threatened and vulnerable? After all, they have a long time remained unperturbed despite barrage of criticisms and obvious loathing from Nigerians led
•While president says war against Islamist insurgency is won, army conceals toll in unmarked graves Joe Parkinson | Photographs by Jonathan Torgovnik At the northern edge of this city’s sprawling military base, a vast field of churned soil conceals the hidden toll of a deadly offensive by the allies of Islamic State. After dark,
Jude Johnson Over 1,000 Nigerian soldiers killed by the Boko Haram terrorists have been allegedly buried unceremoniously in a secret graveyard at Maimalari town in Borno State, according to the recent report by America’s Wall Street Journal and Daily Nigerian. “The bodies of these dead soldiers are laid by flashlight into trenches dug
Ismail Alfa Abdulrahim and Haruna Umar Suicide bombings, mass kidnappings, tens of thousands of people killed. A ghastly insurgency by the homegrown Islamic extremist group Boko Haram marks 10 years this week in northeastern Nigeria, where many residents say life has been set back by decades. “It feels like 100 years,
When the United Nations General Assembly met in 2007 to vote on North Korea’s human rights record, only 10 of the 56 African countries voted with the U.S.-led western coalition. The overwhelming majority followed China – either by voting against or abstaining from the resolution. This has not always been the case.