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Raising the Bar of Scholarship from the Left: A Review of ‘Boko Haram in Nigeria’ by Kola Ibrahim

Raising the Bar of Scholarship from the Left: A Review of ‘Boko Haram in Nigeria’ by Kola Ibrahim

As a testament to Samuel Huntington’s Clash of Civilisation theory, which is also manifesting in what Mary Kaldor describes as ‘new wars’, a new dimension of conflicts has established itself in International politics. These conflicts now come in form of armed insurgency, violent secessionist, ethno-religious conflicts etc. Africa, no doubt occupies an important seat in the theatre of war.

NIGERIA: Suicide blast kills 5 persons at police HQ in Maiduguri

NIGERIA: Suicide blast kills 5 persons at police HQ in Maiduguri

AFP is reporting a suicide blast at the police headquarters in Nigeria’s restive city of Maiduguri, which on Friday killed at least one police officer and four civilians as well as injuring several others, officials said.

Nigeria’s Joint Task Force Storms Boko Haram Hideouts

Nigeria’s Joint Task Force Storms Boko Haram Hideouts

News reports confirms the Nigerian military Joint Task Force attacked Boko Haram hideouts in the northeastern city of Maiduguri, which has experienced multiple bomb blasts by the ill-fated militant group.

Nigeria does not support US push on Boko Haram

Nigeria does not support US push on Boko Haram

A U.S. Congress push to designate Nigerian militant group Boko Haram a “foreign terrorist organisation” would not help efforts to start dialogue and does not have Nigeria’s backing, its defence minister said on Wednesday.

Nigeria: Fertile Ground for Balkanization

Nigeria: Fertile Ground for Balkanization

A divided and warring Nigeria ultimately serves the interests of the United States as cited by Zbigniew Brzezinski, top adviser to Barack Obama and leading US foreign policy theoretician.

In Nigeria, bomb attack near church kills at least 20

In Nigeria, bomb attack near church kills at least 20

A car bombing near a church in northern Nigeria as services were being held on Easter Sunday killed at least 20 people, wounded 30 others and put the country on alert over fears of further attacks.

U.S behind terrorist attacks in Nigeria, Cleric says

U.S behind terrorist attacks in Nigeria, Cleric says

Prominent Shia leader Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky says the Untied States has been behind series of co-ordinated terrorist attacks across Nigeria.

Ghanaians pray for peace in Nigeria

Ghanaians pray for peace in Nigeria

The Global Intercessory Prayer Organisation (GIPO), an NGO has organised a prayer session in Ghana for peace to prevail in Nigeria as Boko Haram, an Islamic radical group seeks to impose Sharia law on the country.

Nigeria prominent Muslim cleric assassinated

Nigeria prominent Muslim cleric assassinated

(InformAfrica)– Gunmen suspected to be members of an Islamist sect have shot dead a prominent Muslim cleric in Nigeria’s northeast, hit by scores of attacks blamed on the extremists, residents said on Saturday.

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