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Nigeria: Seizing defeat from the jaws of victory

9 January 2018 The Boko Haram ISIL (Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant) faction known as ISWAP (Islamic State West Africa Province) has stuck with its strategy of concentrating on the security forces and doing so by assembling a large enough number of gunmen to ensure, most of the time, a quick victory. The continued prevalence of corruption and …

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Buhari shows he can’t be trusted to run a bath

8 January 2019 Many Nigerian politicians specialise in running their mouths, but can’t run much else. President Muhammadu Buhari showed in his so-called interview with This Day newspaper that he can’t talk like a leader, can’t lead the country, and can’t even be trusted with something as mundane as running a bath, let alone run a large country like Nigeria. …

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Nigerian army targets newspaper for “undermining security”

7 January 2019 The military raided the offices of the Daily Trust newspaper after it reported on a planned operation against the Boko Haram insurgency. The incident has been described as an attack on press freedom. Nigeria’s military has been accused of undermining press freedom after soldiers raided a newspaper for publishing a front-page story about a planned operation against the Boko …

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