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Niger Troops To Fight Boko Haram In Nigeria

Niger Troops To Fight Boko Haram In Nigeria

Keeping faith with its agreement to join forces with other African countries in the fight against the Boko Haram sect, Niger’s government has approved the deployment of troops to Nigeria to help fight the insurgents. Aside its increased offensive against civilians and members of the military Joint Task Force in the troubled Northeast, the Islamic

Economy: Nigeria Skirting The Circle

How I wished Tayo Akpata, Sam G. Ikoku, Bola Ige, Erhunse Bankole Akpata, Tunji Otegbeye and other departed Nigerian thinkers were alive today to see how the cooks of neo-colonial politics have spoilt the broth. I do not envy Allison, Ayida, Phillip Asiodu, Olufemi Okunnu, Mohammed Dikko Yusufu, Mohammed Ayagi, Balarabe Musa and others who

Burkina Faso: African Leaders Pressure Army For Power Handover

The presidents of Ghana, Nigeria and Senegal are to visit Burkina Faso to press the military for a speedy handover of power to a civilian ruler. Representing the West African regional body, ECOWAS, Senegalese President Macky Sall, Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria and Ghana’s John Mahama are expected to arrive in the capital, Ouagadougou later today.

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