Tag Archives: Nigeria

Buhari’s First Challenge: Military Mass Killings

05/06/2015

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Nigerian Soldiers Riding in Lorry, Photo Courtesy of Dammex1

Jessamy Nichols, Africa Correspondent Last Modified: 10:28 a.m. EST, 5 June 2015 NIGERIA – Amongst the feeling of hope and a fresh start in the air from President Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration, Nigeria was slammed this week with a report from Amnesty International that claims the Nigerian military is tied to over 8,000 deaths in the […]

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United States Leads in Stealing Africa’s Doctors

05/06/2015

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Peadetric doctors at Donka hospital reviewing mealses cases

The United States is stealing the world’s doctors — and from the very places that need MDs the most. Dubbed the “international brain drain,” the United States leads the way in attracting international doctors, especially those from Africa.

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Boko Haram’s Latest Attacks Target Boys

19/08/2014

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Nigerian School Boys Walking Home from School, Photo by Juju Films

Sarah Joanne Jakubowski, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 15:59 p.m. DST, 19 August 2014 DORON, BAGA, Nigeria — Sunday, Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram kidnapped dozens of boys from the Nigerian village of Doron Baga. During the raid on the village, suspected Boko Haram dressed in police and military uniforms burned several houses and terrorized citizens […]

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Posing as Nigerian Soldiers, Boko Haram Slaughters Hundreds

07/06/2014

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Violence, Photo by skelspics

Michael Ransom, Contributing Editor Last Modified: 01:22 a.m. DST, 7 June 2014 BORNO, Nigeria — Boko Haram militants continue to spill blood throughout Nigeria. Reports are now surfacing that on Monday, 2 June 2014, the terror group carried out their latest attack in three small villages in Borno State, located in northeast Nigeria. The rural […]

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Enough Already. Where are Nigeria’s Stolen Daughters?

29/05/2014

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Shackles, Bahir Dar, Amhara, Ethiopia, July 2009, Photo by Sean Winslow

Jessamy Nichols, Africa Correspondent Last Modified: 12:30 p.m. DST, 29 May 2014 BORNO, Nigeria — Six very long weeks ago, Boko Haram militants stormed a school in northern Nigeria and abducted over 200 girls in the night. This terrifying incident, that lead a Boko Haram leader to announce they would “sell them [the girls] in […]

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