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Survival tales from the victims of Boko Haram insurgency

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

ACJA: Human rights, SARS and the limits of law enforcement

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

Nigeria buries soldiers at night in secret cemetery

•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,

Exposed: Secret cemetery where over 1,000 Nigerian soldiers killed in Boko Haram war were reportedly buried

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

How China’s Africa alliance is shifting world order

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.