Tag: War

“It Is Reprehensible For People To Threaten This Country” – FG Condemns Threats By ex -Niger Delta Militants

The Federal Government officially reacted on Thursday to the war threat by ex- Niger Delta militants, saying it was reprehensible. The ex-militants – Mujahiden Dokubo-Asari, Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo), Victor Ebikabowei (aka Boyloaf) and others – had at the end of a meeting attended by Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson,[Read More…]

Opinion: We Want A Revolution, They Want A War

By Peregrino Brimah Which massacre? Yobe? Borno? Adamawa? Plateau? Katsina? Kaduna? Benue? Nasarawa? The hashtag, “#XYZmassacre” has become the inevitably appropriate marker for the Nigerian holocaust. 50 here, 250 there, death comes easy in the north these days. Conservative United States estimates put figures at over 20,000 dead in violence[Read More…]

Cold War Echoes In Russia Ukraine Conflict

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a sudden reprise of Cold War sensibilities, the U.S. and its allies are weighing sanctions on Moscow and whether to bolster defenses in Europe in response to Russia’s military advances on Ukraine. Secretary of State John Kerry, soon on his way to Ukraine’s capital, said world[Read More…]