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Terrorism: Nigeria at crossroads (Part 1), By Dele Agekameh

The expiration of the emergency rule in the three Northeast states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe on November 20, 2014, and the seemingly foot-dragging by both Houses of the National Assembly to accent to a further extension of the state of emergency currently in the three states, has thrown the government into…
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Nigeria’s ‘chop-I-chop’ Politics, By Dele Agekameh

Nigeria is a country richly endowed with abundant natural resources as well as quality human capital. Its population is the highest in the continent of Africa, also with the highest concentration of the Black race anywhere in the world. With this staggering and enviable statistics, one would have expected the…
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The Festering Boko Haram War, By Dele Agekameh

While the Nigerian political authorities and the military establishment continue to harp on the existence of an imaginary ceasefire, Boko Haram terrorists remain unrelenting in their onslaught against hapless Nigerians, particularly in the theatres of war in the Northern part of the country. In recent times, the terrorists have kept…
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Nigeria: Beyond the Ceasefire, By Dele Agekameh

It was largely unexpected. But when it came, it came with a bang. Everybody was heldspell-bound. Perhaps, this illustrates the news that filtered in last Friday to the effect that the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Boko Haram terrorists have agreed to cease hostility.  Announcing the ceasefire in Abuja at the end of the conference on…
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