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Ansaru: The rise of a new Militant Group in Nigeria!

BY MATTHEW BEY AND SIM TACK In the past week, 14 foreigners have been kidnapped in northern Nigeria and Cameroun in two separate attacks. No group has claimed responsibility for the second attack, which occurred Feb. 19 in Cameroun, but the location is adjacent to Boko Haram’s core territory in northeast Nigeria. Ansaru, a splinter

Dasuki as NSA: Issues below the Surface

By GARBA SHEHU Can a scion of the Fulani royalty cultivate the trust and confidence of the Kanuri boys? Can a Fulani NSA conduct negotiations for disarmament with Boko Haram in the face of these historical rivalries? In the euphoria that normally accompanies public appointments, people tend to lose their heads and consequently overlook other