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Northern Nigeria At A Crossroads

AFRICANGLOBE - Northern Nigeria is at a crossroads. Finally delivering the leader they have been waiting for- this year marks what many Nigerians are hoping is a new era for the country, but the north in particular. Marred by ethnic and religious conflict, and poor economic development, Nigeria’s poorest states are concentrated in the north.

Boko Haram And The Crippling Of Islam In Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - In the 1980s, there was much talk in Nigeria about the "Kaduna Mafia", a mythical and not-so-secretive organisation said to be made up of influential northern Nigerian intellectuals, civil servants and businessmen, intent on the advancement of the interests of northern Nigerians.

Nigeria: A ‘Soft Approach’ To Dealing With Religious Zealots And Savage...

AFRICANGLOBE - As we continue in this festival of denial of the violent, expansionist and supremacist nature of these religious zealots, these nasty little Jihads will continue to grow and spread. A ‘Soft Approach’ that avoids blunt and honest discussions of what is rotten at the core of the Islamic religion of these zealots and terrorists is no approach at all.

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan Looks North

AFRICANGLOBE - In the view of many security experts, the growing terrorist threat in northern Nigeria is turning into the biggest threat to the country's security since the civil war four decades ago.

More Hezbollah Weapons Discovered in Northern Nigeria

AFRICANGLOBE - A combined team of officers of the Nigeria's Directorate of State Service, and soldiers drawn from 3 Brigade, Nigerian Army, has uncovered more weapons linked to Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah in northern Nigeria

Nigerian Terror Group, Boko Haram Declares Ceasefire

AFRICANGLOBE - Terrorist Islamic sect Boko Haram has agreed to a ceasefire deal in northern Nigeria in exchange for the release of its members from police custody. The group has also authorised the police to arrest anyone fighting in its name.

Sharia Favours the Rich, Claim Nigerian Rights Activists

Boko Haram's deadly insurgency in Nigeria is fuelled by their desire to see stricter Islamic law, or Sharia, in northern Nigeria. Civil rights activists have voiced their concerns that poor people would bear the brunt of a more severe form of Sharia.

Gaddafi Forces Enter Northern Nigeria

Some members of the ousted regime of Libya's Colonel Muammar Gaddafi have crossed over to some parts of Northern Nigeria, according to reports by Hamada Radio International.