Global Amnesty special rapporteur commends Nigerian military’s effective coordination against Boko Haram

…..tasks FG, NGOs to resettle IDPs in liberated communities A special rapporteur from the Global Amnesty Watch (GAW) has hailed the Nigerian military for displaying effective coordination against Boko Haram terrorists in the North-East amidst conspiracy. The GAW came about this commendation after a systematic tour of selected communities in the once troubled region, including Chibok, Gwoza and Madagali – all supposed strongholds of the radical Islamic sect. In a situation report signed by Williams Cullen and delivered at a press briefing in Abuja on Wednesday, the human rights group…

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General Buratai’s Spiritual Warfare Campaigns And Matters Arising

  By Roger Williams Ikongbe   Some Nigerians are a hypocritical lot, including those who occupy exalted and influential leadership positions. Most times, when you listen to them, the impression which assails the mind defiantly replays images of weak leadership persona. Some days back, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) and leader of the anti-insurgency campaigns in Nigeria, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai canvassed for the spiritual engagement of Boko Haram ideology by Nigerians. And inexplicably, it elicited harsh condemnations and scathing outbursts by some Nigerians. In the last four years,…

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