Author: Oshodi Ebenezer

Killings In Cameroon Border: A Tragic Reality

The killings of Nigerians along the Cameroon border has not been received with open arms, with the Nigerian government immediately swinging into action to know the true cause of the incident. A report on Friday, July 14 had stated that no fewer than 97 Nigerians were killed, as Cameroon Gendarmes

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Police Officers Abducted By Boko Haram?

The Borno State Police Command has dismissed media reports suggesting that policewomen and wives of policemen were abducted by Boko Haram on June 20. The Police denial was made in a press statement signed by Mr. Victor Isuku, spokesman of the command. Media reports had claimed that Boko Haram terrorists

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Mambilla Plateau Crises: A Thing Of Concern To General Peace

At least eighteen people have been killed in the crisis between the Fulani and Mambilla ethnic groups in Sardauna Local Government area of Taraba state. The Mambilla Plateau is a plateau in the Taraba state of Nigeria. The plateau is Nigeria’s northern continuation of the Bamenda Highlands of Cameroon. The Mambilla Plateau has an average elevation of about 1,600 metres

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Shekau Claimed Responsibility For Maiduguri Attack

The Boko Haram faction of Abubakar Shekau has said that it was responsible for the of attacks on Maiduguri, capital of Borno State on Wednesday and that if he dies his kids and grandchildren will continue from where we stopped. During Wednesday’s attack, approximately eleven people were reportedly killed when

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Chibok Girls Released, What To Do Next ?

Several Chibok school girls who were abducted by the insurgent group, Boko Haram, have been released. Nearly 300 girls were abducted from their dormitories as they prepared to take their final exams in 2014. Twenty-one of them were earlier released last October after negotiations between Boko Haram and the Nigerian

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Otodo Gbame: Poverty Is A Crime

Poverty is a crime and by this, I do not mean it is a crime to be poor. Consider murder. Murder is a crime; however, it is not a crime to be murdered. A man who is in poverty is the same; he is not considered a criminal, so much

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Another Crisis Erupt In Kaduna

The incessant political and religious killing in the state of Kaduna has taken a new turn, from herdsmen attacks to the attack of innocent individuals on the street. Kaduna state is not new to the recent political and religious crises. In fact, it is one of the northern states with

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Nigerian Military And The Death Of Abubakar Shekau

  Several times, the Nigerian military has confirmed the death of the leader of the terrorist group known as Boko Haram. But, after each confirmation, he seems to make a mockery of it by posting videos to confirm that the news is wrong. On Thursday, Major General Lucky Irabor, Commander

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21 Chibok Girls Released After 1000 In Boko Haram’s Den

  Reports circulated on Thursday that the Federal Government freed some top Boko Haram commanders in exchange for the 21 Chibok girls who were released by the insurgents at Banki, a border town between Nigeria and Cameroon. The released girls were among over 200 schoolgirls who were kidnapped by Boko

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Boko Haram Sect Members Surrender to Nigerian Army

  About 700 members of the deadly terrorist sect Boko Haram have surrendered to the Nigerian Army in Borno State, the northeastern part of Nigeria. The Director of Defence Information, Rabe Abubakar, has said that more than 700 repentant Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East have surrendered to the military. Abubakar,

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Recent Uprising In Ethiopia: Impact And Reason

  Amnesty International claims that about 100 people were reportedly killed in, apparently, bloody protests in Ethiopia as demonstrators clashed with security forces in different parts of the country.   The human rights group stated that the most deadly incident occurred in Bahir Dar, where at least 30 people died on

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Peace Returning to Chibok in Borno State

  After 806 days since the deadly Boko Haram sect abducted over 200 girls from the Government Girls Secondary School, in Chibok Community, Borno state, students of public schools in the area have finally returned to their classrooms. As a result of the abduction, government schools in Chibok community were closed for the fear of

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Displaced Lives Matter Too!

The Nigerian army says it has rescued more than 5,000 people, who were being held hostage by Boko Haram, following a clearing operation in four remote villages in the northeastern Borno state. “Our troops have decisively dealt with the Boko Haram terrorists, particularly hibernating in Sambisa forest, which used to be their stronghold,” Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, an

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Mission Imposisble: Fallujah

Eradicating ISIS’s influence has been the major focus of Iraqi militia in recent years, after the terrorist group captured some of the Iraqi provinces and embarked on killing citizens unlawfully and brutally. Several forces have gathered to fight against this menace which has scourged the Al Anbar province of Iraq. At least 130

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Two Rescued Chibok Girls, Where Are the Others?

One of the missing Nigerian Chibok school girls, Amina Ali, was found and airlifted by Nigeria Air Force Super Puma aircraft from Damboa to Maiduguri alongside her baby and supposed husband, Mohammed Hayatu. Prior to that, they were examined at an Air Force medical facility and were found to be stable,

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Abuja Regional Security Summit

Regional and Western powers gathered in Abuja Nigeria today to discuss their war with Boko Haram, as the United Nations said the group posed a major threat to security in West Africa. “The United States, Britain, Equatorial Guinea, the European Union, ECOWAS, the Economic Community of Central African States and the

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