Tag Archives: nigeria

  • Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan Seeks U.S. Aid to Fight Boko Haram, but … (Watch)

    Feb 15, 15 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *(Via Newsy) – Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan is making the case for U.S. intervention against terror group Boko Haram in his country’s north. The group poses the biggest threat facing his re-election, with the country heading to the polls in late March, after two delays. (Video via CCTV) Jonathan made his comments in an interview with The […]

  • Nigeria’s Democratic Election Postponed Six Weeks

    Feb 8, 15 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *(Via TheGuardian) – Free and fair elections distinguish true democracies from those merely masquerading. Though nominally democratic since the end of military rule in 1999, Nigeria has yet to hold a presidential election free of ballot-rigging, voter intimidation and other decidedly undemocratic practices. The ruling PDP party has ensured victory for itself, by hook or […]

  • TAYO Fatunla’s 2014: The Year that was #6: Nigeria’s Horrible Highways

    Dec 30, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *According to the Nigerian Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC), Nigeria has the highest number of road crash casualties. It is among those developing countries that contribute 50 per cent of 1.3 million deaths annually across the globe as a result of road traffic crashes. EURweb.com contributor, TAYO Fatunla is an award winning  Nigerian Comic Artist, writer and illustrator […]

  • 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 […]