Opinion

Six Years After Chibok: Are Our Daughters Spoils of War?, By Aisha Muhammed-Oyebode

No doubt, the men of Boko Haram seized an opportunity with the Chibok girls not only to humble the Nigerian state, but also vent their contempt for women. Shekau's rhetoric tapped into society’s deep-seated notions of male supremacy, linking medieval sensibilities with present-day patriarchy and worldwide gender-based violence. Six years…
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Opinion

Chibok Girls: An Emblem of Boko Haram’s Violence Against Women, By Aisha Muhammed-Oyebode & Audu Bulama Bukarti

Collectively, they symbolise all the women and girls across Nigeria who have been brutalised by Boko Haram in the last 10 years of this ruthless insurgency. In addition to killing an estimated 50,000 people since 2011, over the course of its brutal crusade, Boko Haram has kidnapped and enslaved thousands…
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Columns

Boko Haram: Low Politics At High Cost To National Security, By Majeed Dahiru

With ISIL substantially diminished and struggling to survive, it is unable to provide much support in terms of finance, logistics, training and expertise for its Nigerian affiliate, Boko Haram. The roll back on the activities of Boko Haram is like an object in a free fall in space and it…
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Opinion

O You Who Believe, Have Fear of Allah and Be With the Truthful, By Murtadha Gusau

Haba Baba Buhari!.. How I wish you visit Dapchi to sympathise with the parents of the missing girls instead of attending Ganduje daughter's wedding celebration in Kano. Is it because Governor Ganduje promised you five millions "underaged" votes, while the governor of Yobe did not? Or is it because your…
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