In Nigeria, Jama’atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda’ Awati Wal-Jihad popularly called Boko Haram has been responsible for the death of over 14,000 people (both combatants and civilians), displacement of over 1.5 million persons, destruction and loot of properties worth billions of naira, abduction of over 220 school girls from Chibok secondary school, bombings of several high profile institutions amongst others.
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.
InformAfrica — Latest Africa report going around is that of Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari, whose administration is really determined to make a change for a better Nigeria, by offering free university education in the field of science, technology and education, in accordance with Nigeria budget 2016.
InformAfrica.com — The legacy of the Great Walls of Benin has largely been forgotten. However, it does not change the fact that the Walls of Benin City was the world’s largest man-made earth structure lengthwise, and was hailed as the largest earthwork in the world.
Wonders shall never end! Imagine you walking into your office toilet to ease yourself, but you’re greeted by a Big Black King Cobra (hisssss …. hissssss), what would you do? Check out photos of the Big King Cobra killed in an Office Toilet in Lagos, Nigeria.
"The illiteracy of the 21st century, will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn."
With over 180 million population, 54 million Nigerians are illiterates; this is according to figures revealed by the Nigerian Federal Government yesterday at the flag-off of the 2015 International Literacy Day celebration, InformAfrica reports.
Can the new administration bring the needed progressive change to Nigeria—the Heart of Africa?
Muhammadu Buhari has been sworn-in as the progressive President of Nigeria. History was made in Nigeria on May 29 as the new President, who is respected for his stance against corruption, was sworn into office.
Global Africans need to join revolutionary forces towards putting an end to the disruptive GMO agricultural practices that IITA is using to control Africa's food supply
InformAfrica reports on how the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is destroying Africa’s traditional agriculture and limiting food biodiversity on the continent, with the introduction of their controversial and health risky genetic engineering practices.