Understanding French NGO’S obsession with Nigeria’s war against terrorism

By Richard Murphy As a first, Nigeria is not a banana republic where everything goes. There are laid down rules and regulations. There is a Constitution that also guides our actions and inactions, just like in the majority of the world where there is a democracy. The piece by Bertrand Perrochet, the director of operations of Medecins sans Frontiers (Doctors without Borders) titled “Is Counter-Terrorism killing Humanitarian action in Nigeria,” portrays a picture of a deliberate attempt by the military authorities to deprive victims of the Boko Haram war in…

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Prosecuting Sowore will save Nigeria’s democracy, Nigerian Professionals in Europe declares

The Association of Nigerian Professionals in Europe (ANPE) believes the prosecution of Sahara Reporters founder, Omoyele Sowore, will save the country’s democracy. The umbrella group of Nigerian professionals in Europe made this known on Thursday after an emergency meeting in Brussels, Belgium to deliberate on the state of affairs in Nigeria. In a communique jointly signed by President, Dr. Agwu Onyeke and 13 others, the professionals urged the Federal Government to bring Sowore and his cohorts sponsored by foreign mercenaries to destabilize Nigeria to book. The group frowned at Sowore’s…

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