Boko Haram announces new Leader
West & Central Africa

Boko Haram announces new Leader

The Nigeria Islamist terror group, “Al-Wilāyat al-Islāmiyya Garb Afrīqiyyah”, popularly known as Boko Haram, has announced a new leader, Abu Musab al-Barnawi. He replaces Abubakar Shekau,  who has featured in all the Boko Haram propaganda videos and audio messages. Abubakar Shekau had been alleged killed three times by the Nigerian […]

My escape from Boko Haram
West & Central Africa

My escape from Boko Haram

Trafaya looks distraught with swollen cheekbone and eyes – his left eye has bloodspots the tell-tale indication of trauma. He is 23-years-old and from Madagali in Adamawa State in North-eastern Nigeria, an area which has been besieged and devastated by Boko Haram, the Jihadi sect. “On this particular day,” Trafaya […]

Nigeria turns to Iran for aid
West & Central Africa

Nigeria turns to Iran for aid

Nigeria’s President has called on Iran to help it out of its economic woes. President Muhammadu Buhari has applauded Iran for its nuclear capability. He told the Iranian envoy to Nigeria: “You have also achieved a lot in nuclear research. I must also congratulate you for successfully negotiating with America and […]