Should Nigeria have released Boko Haram suspects?

Posted on Mon 24 February 2020 in Nigeria • Tagged with Buhari, Boko Haram, terrorism, Abuja, Niger, Cameroon, Chad, President Muhammadu Buhari

Military commanders inspect arms and ammunitions recovered from Boko Haram jihadists. Audu Marte/AFP via Getty Images

Jideofor Adibe, Nasarawa State University, Keffi

The Nigerian government recently announced that it had released about 1,400 Boko Haram suspects. The reason given was they had repented and were to be re-integrated …


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Buhari's Dictatorial Past and the Rule of Law Today in Nigeria

Posted on Fri 27 December 2019 in Nigeria • Tagged with Buhari, Dasuki, Sowore, el-Zakzaky, Punch, DSS

Buhari's Military Past

John Campbell, The Council on Foreign Relations

In the immediate aftermath of the State Security Service’s invasion of an Abuja court room and its re-arrest of Nigerian journalist Omoyele Sowore, the Lagos daily newspaper the Punch announced that it will prefix President Muhammadu Buhari’s name with his military …


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