Tag Archives: nigeria

  • 63 Kidnapped Nigerian Women, Girls Escape From Boko Haram

    Jul 8, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Sixty-three women and girls kidnapped by Boko Haram last month in Nigeria escaped from their captors and have returned to their burnt village, a security source and a local vigilante fighting the militant group said. The hostages were seized from the Kummabza village in northern Borno state on June 18 after a four-day invasion of […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: Quick Hits 2014 Pt. 1

    Jul 7, 14 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment


    *I have to admit that my first reaction was surprise when I learned that someone was bringing a lawsuit based on comments on Twitter. Twitter is supposed to be something fun and frivolous. But then I thought about it a bit more and concluded that the plaintiff had a case. Although its origin may be […]

  • Cartoon: NIGERIA – Boko Haram Terrorists – Kidnapped Girls

    May 27, 14 by EurPublisher 1 Comment


    *Undiplomatic as she was at first, Nigeria‘s Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, was being interviewed by the ABC news channel. She was tired of being asked about the kidnapped girls by BOKO HARAM, but was tired of so many interviews about same topic. She admitted that another minister was in a better position to spill more […]

  • Nigeria’s Ventures Magazine Lists 55 Billionaires in Africa

    May 24, 14 by PJ 1 Comment


    *According to Nigeria-based Ventures financial magazine, Africa has way more billionaires than previously assumed, 55 to be exact. There are currently three female billionaires in Africa including the mother of Kenya’s president, a daughter (Isabel dos Santos) of Angola’s president, and a Nigerian oil tycoon and fashion designer. Ventures reports Nigeria’s richest resident, Aliko Dangote, […]

  • US Sends Military Personnel to Help Search for Kidnapped Nigeria Girls

    May 22, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *(Via Mail & Guardian) – The United States has deployed about 80 military personnel to Chad in its effort to help find and return more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist militant group Boko Haram, US President Barack Obama told Congress on Wednesday. “These personnel will support the operation of intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance […]

  • Boko Haram Blamed for Another Attack that Killed Dozens

    May 21, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *(Via BBC News) – Islamist group Boko Haram has been accused of killing at least 26 people in attacks on two villages in north-east Nigeria, close to where hundreds of schoolgirls were seized. Gunmen killed nine people in the village of Shawa and a further 17 in Alagarno, police and witnesses said. The area is […]