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Bomb blast kills four in Nigeria - CNN
Posted On 05/19/2014 09:56:04 by lagosadmin
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Witness to terror: Nigeria's missing schoolgirls - CNN
Posted On 05/18/2014 18:56:17 by lagosadmin
The girls started to assemble in the yard as ordered to, not realizing the men were from Boko Haram -- the group whose name roughly translates as "Western education is sin" -- until it was too late. More than 200 were loaded onto trucks and spirited away: the group's leader later announced that he would sell them.[Finish Article ]... Read More

Nigerian villagers fight off attacks by Boko Haram - CNN
Posted On 05/18/2014 18:56:16 by lagosadmin
-- Residents of three villages in northeastern Nigeria took security into their own hands this week, repelling attacks by Boko Haram insurgents and killing more than 200 of them, residents and officials said. Hundreds of Boko Haram fighters stormed the villages of Menari, Tsangayari and Garawa in the ethnic Shuwa-dominated Kalabalge District on Tuesday. Boko Haram -- the group responsible for the kidnapping of nearly 300 schoolgirls from the same region -- was met with stiff resistance as locals... Read More

US support to Nigeria beset by complications - CNN
Posted On 05/15/2014 00:56:12 by lagosadmin
For now, the United States is not sharing raw intelligence from its surveillance aircraft with Nigeria's armed forces because the countries have still not established the intelligence-sharing protocols and safeguards needed for an intelligence-sharing agreement, Pentagon spokesman Col. Steve Warren said. That said, the intelligence gathered through the surveillance flights is being fed to an interdisciplinary team on the ground, and that team is analyzing it and providing advice to the Nigerian... Read More

Opinion: Nigerians right to be wary of US intentions - CNN
Posted On 05/15/2014 00:56:10 by lagosadmin
But he is pragmatic enough to realize that at this point Nigeria has got little choice in the matter. "If we had done what we were supposed to have done, things wouldn't have turned out like this," he says. Then again there's the strong possibility that suggestions of the United States turning Nigeria into another Iraq or Pakistan are unfounded.[Finish Article ]... Read More

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