Tagged: boko haram
Has the Internet and social media primed us to worry too much about improbable threats — and too little about probable ones?
A coalition of faith-based, human rights groups, and members of the Nigerian Diaspora in the United States will hold a vigil in Washington, DC in support of the abducted school girls of the Government Girls School in Chibok, Nigeria and to show solidarity with the families of the girls.
Twenty-two scholars with expertise on Nigeria note the "horrific violence" perpetrated against civilians and government officials, but argue that responding to Boko Haram ultimately requires a "diplomatic, developmental, and demilitarized framework."
Can Nigeria's government manage public dissatisfaction with the economy, ethnic divisions, and the violent Boko Haram? An interview with former ambassador to Nigeria John Campbell.
Nigeria is facing a perfect storm of crises including a national strike, widespread protests, and sectarian violence in the north.