Boko Haram, Nyako and Jonathan

By Frisky Larr The bombing of the busy Nyanya bus station by Boko Haram in Abuja on April 14 has thrown open many more questions than had already existed only as whispers. It has provided far lesser answers than had existed only as murmurs.First and foremost, questions on the absence of surveillance cameras have been countered with charges of theft More...

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By Peoplesd On Friday, April 25th, 2014
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A united front to combat malaria

Dr. Ana Margarida Setas-Ferreira Growing up in Angola, I witnessed the cruel and devastating impact of malaria, as well as experienced this horrific disease firsthand. Later, as a mother, I was grateful to have More...

By Peoplesd On Friday, April 25th, 2014
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Bauchi. Should South deputize for North in 2015?

By Sanusi Muhammad In 1979, Bauchi North was first to benefit from the political arrangement of power sharing which paid handsome dividends until 1999 when Bauchi South took over where it remains. As 2015 approaches, More...

By Peoplesd On Friday, April 25th, 2014
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Boko Haram: Foreign intervention or elastic surveillance system?

By Francis Agu Foreign military intervention in any country is often questionable. The doctrine of UN can justify military intervention to protect civilians, but in most cases the legality or legitimacy of military More...

By Peoplesd On Friday, April 25th, 2014
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What Kwankwaso is doing with Kano funds

By Abdullahi Safiyanu A recent outburst of the ruling PDP against the governor of Kano state might be borne out of the fact that the leadership style of Gov. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso of Kano State is uniquely different More...

By Peoplesd On Friday, April 25th, 2014
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Nigeria’s gain, South Africa’s loss

By Obi Ebuka Onochie On the 6th of April 2014, millions of South Africans were shocked to say the least as the Nigerian government after long assessment of the economy with World Bank announced the rebasing of its More...

By Peoplesd On Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
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Boko Haram: A war on children

By Debbie Ariyo The news that over 200 school children were last week abducted by the Boko Haram terrorist group in north-east Nigeria makes for depressing reading. Pupils sitting their end of school examinations More...

By Peoplesd On Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
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Emergency rule: Before the governors are removed

By Inibehe Effiong   The emergency powers granted the president under section. 305 of the 1999 Constitution (as amended) and under the Emergency Powers Act 1961 do not enable to remove a governor in whose state More...

By Peoplesd On Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
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A ‘walk’ in Sambisa forest

By Chika Ezeanya Several loud gunshots came from the vicinity of the school gate, followed by piercing cries from my schoolmates. Boko Haram. It was time to say our last prayers. I took what I intended to be one More...

By Peoplesd On Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
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Where is Shekau’s Nyanya video?

By Peregrino Brimah It has been three days now since the news media, both national and international, claimed that there was a new video out by Abubakar Shekau, the leader of the insurgent Boko Haram sect, presumed More...