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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 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.

Attack by suspected Islamists in Nigeria leaves 14 dead

Attack by suspected Islamists in Nigeria leaves 14 dead

Suspected Islamists razed a police station and killed 14 people, whose bodies were found burned, in an overnight raid in Nigeria’s northeastern city of Gombe, witnesses said Saturday.

Nigerian president pledges cooperation to fight terrorism

Nigerian president pledges cooperation to fight terrorism

(InformAfrica)– Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday pledged cooperation to fight “terrorism” during talks with Niger’s leader, his office said, amid concern over Islamist extremists in the region.