Tag Archives: nigeria

  • Boko Haram SaysTruce Never Agreed to; Girls ‘Married Off’ & Conveted to Islam

    Nov 3, 14 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *(via Huff Post) – ABUJA, Nigeria – A man claiming to be Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau said more than 200 girls kidnapped by the group six months ago had been “married off” to its fighters, contradicting Nigerian government claims they would soon be freed. Nigeria’s military says it killed Shekau a year ago, and […]

  • The Good of Nigeria at 54

    Sep 30, 14 by TAYO Fatunla Leave a comment

    *Nigeria, the most populous nation in Africa, marks its 54th Independence anniversary, 1st October. This great West African nation has had its ups and downs. Nevertheless, this nation of which I am proud of, should not be known for Boko Haram, which unfortunately is on the lips of everyone or Ebola which has been controlled. […]

  • 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, […]