Boko Haram

Buhari’s victory in Nigerian election has global significance

Richard A. Joseph | 01 April 2015
The road ahead will not be smooth, but it's a chance to crush Boko Haram and reduce corruption.

Boko Haram Declares a Cease Fire: Really?

Nwachukwu Egbunike | 30 January 2013
Boko Haram recently announced a cease fire in its violent campaign in Nigeria. Since 2009, Boko Haram has created a fountain of blood, bullets and bombs, claiming over 1,000 deaths. Although the announcement may have momentarily doused tense nerves, it has not translated into a national jubilation. The reasons are legion.

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