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On the trail of Boko Haram

On the trail of Boko Haram

By Andrew Stroehlein One of the best perspectives on Boko Haram. Sadly a Foreigner gives a sound analysis on the Nigerian Crisis than most Nigerian writers. Please take time and read, “You could say Boko Haram is everywhere, or you could say it’s nowhere: both would be correct.” This apparently confusing observation about the Nigerian

Earnest race to the Promised Land

continued from last week By Mahmoon Baba Ahmed Many believed that the meeting of the leaders was deliberately convoked to heighten the already tensed situation in Somalia with a view to sensitizing the world about the alleged atrocities apparently perpetrated by Al-Shabaab, an Islamist group in that country and in other adjoining states, and to

Are Australian Commandos Hunting for Terrorists in Nigeria?

A secret squadron of Australian SAS soldiers has been operating at large in Africa, performing work normally done by spies, in an unannounced and possibly dangerous expansion of Australia’s foreign military engagement. The deployment of the SAS’s 4 Squadron – the existence of which has never been publicly confirmed – has put the special forces