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Why has Nigeria failed to defeat Boko Haram?

1 December 2020 Al Jazeera’s Inside Story looked into why Nigeria has failed to defeat the Boko Haram insurgency that started in 2009. The government has repeatedly stated that it has defeated Boko Haram, but the violence has been on the increase this year. 48 farmers were buried after the attack on rice farmers in Borno State two days ago. …

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Nigeria: President Buhari’s war on Boko Haram ‘far from over’

1 December 2020 Several recent attacks carried out by armed jihadists have dealt a blow to President Muhammadu Buhari’s promise to end the Boko Haram insurgency. His government says it is doing its best to protect vulnerable citizens. Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari came to power promising to defeat the Boko Haram insurgency and end the insecurity in Nigeria’s restive northeastern region. …

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‘Unrelenting’ insecurity: Nigeria reels after massacre of farmers

30 November 2020 Outrage in Nigeria after dozens of labourers working in rice fields were slaughtered, in latest attack to hit the country’s northeast. Security forces and volunteer vigilante groups in northeastern Nigeria are searching to find people still missing after dozens of civilians working in rice fields were slaughtered by armed men over the weekend. Locals say they recovered …

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#EndSARS: British MPs suggest sanctions against Nigeria

24 November 2020 British MPs yesterday debated sanctions against the regime of President Muhammadu Buhari following an e-petition against the shooting of unarmed EndSARS protesters in Lagos. The petition was signed by 220,330 people in the UK, many of whom were constituents of the MPS that contributed to the debate. Theresa Villiers, the Conservative MP for Chipping Barnet, started the …

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