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The subject for this week’s Nigerian Voter is Enoch Yohana, a 28-year-old volunteer at the Kuchingoro IDP camp. He tells us about how he was displaced in 2014 from Gwoza by Boko Haram, the lack of care from the government towards IDPs and how he plans to vote as a means of revenge
February 21, 2023
On December 7, 2022, Reuters opened a new can of worms about the Nigerian Army —  the mass abortion programme for victims of Boko Haram. With the testimony of 33 victims, five health workers and nine security personnel alongside military documents as evidence, there’s a record that the military has managed to abort 10,000 pregnancies […]
December 10, 2022
On Sunday, November 30th, 2020, many Nigerians woke up to the sad news that over 43 rice farmers in communities near Borno State, Nigeria, had been killed by Boko Haram insurgents. While the government has claimed that Boko Haram has been “technically defeated”, the group continues to carry out terrorist attacks, especially in the northeastern […]
December 3, 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari rode to office on the major campaign promise that his administration will put a final end to the Boko Haram insurgency. However, on Sunday, November 9th 2020, many Nigerians woke up to the news that suspected Boko Haram insurgents had killed more than 43 rice farmers in Garin Kwashebe, a rice farming […]
December 1, 2020
The Nigerian military has a well-documented history of killing unarmed civilians. Listed below are five times the Nigerian military has killed unarmed civilians. 1. Baga Massacre, 2013 On 16 April 2013, 200 civilians were killed and over 2,000 houses were destroyed, with many other people injured in the village of Baga, Borno State, Nigeria. Refugees, […]
October 21, 2020
The guy in this story has literally been trained all his life for one purpose; to fight and defend the sovereignty of his country. Doesn’t mean he doesn’t think about money or worry about it sometimes. When did you first earn a salary? My first salary was ₦2500 per month.  Huh?  Oh, it was 2000 […]
July 22, 2019