Ahmed Salkida, a journalist who shared Boko Haram’s recent video, was arrested on the evening of Monday, September 5th, upon arrival at Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja, the country’s political capital.
LAGOS, Nigeria — One of Nigeria’s intelligence-gathering agencies, the Department of State Services (DSS), announced the apprehension of two Boko Haram members on Sunday. Boko Haram: the marauding sect terrorizing northern Nigeria since launching an Islamization agenda against the state half a decade ago.
Shehu Sani, the Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs in Nigeria, released a statement expressing a renewed commitment to an end to the Israeli/Palestinian conflict.
A commentary by Adedayo Osho
Fabricated, manufactured, and false accusations against rival candidates is a common feature in the Nigerian election campaigns. These occurrences are borne out of politicians’ immaturity and the low political orientation of the Nigerian citizenry.
LAGOS, Nigeria — While the Nigerian government focuses on military solutions to protect oil installations and vulnerable communities in the volatile Niger Delta region, prominent leaders ask for a dialogue, and a new armed group has announced its oppositions against military actions.
ABUJA, Nigeria — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari declared that his government is prepared to negotiate with Boko Haram leaders over the release of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls.
ABUJA, Nigeria — On August 23, US Secretary of State, John Kerry met Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and other top government officials in Abuja, the country’s political capital.
ABUJA, Nigeria — On Tuesday, August 16, Justice Okon Abang, a Federal High Court judge in Abuja, ruled that the national convention of the Nigerian opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, must not happen. His judgement restricts the party’s convergence in the oil rich city of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, scheduled for the following day, …
ABUJA, Nigeria — On August 14, 2016, three journalists have been declared as wanted by the Nigerian Army for having close connections to Boko Haram (Jama’atu Ahli Sunaah Li-Da’awati Wal-Jihad). The allegations come shortly after the release of a video that shows many of the schoolgirls who were abducted by the Islamic militants in 2014. …
ABUJA, Nigeria — The leader of a separatist movement called the Independent People of Biafra IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, held a press briefing on Friday, August 12 2016 to declare his intention of opening up negotiations.