The 2019 presidential elections in Nigeria will be the country’s sixth since 1999, when it shifted to democracy after a long period of military rule.
It is critical to shore up areas of Africa’s Lake Chad Basin freed from the grip of Boko Haram, the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General told the Security Council on Thursday, as she also called for efforts to rebuild the lives of women and girls… Read More ›
Boko Haram Attacks Stand to Hamper Democratic Elections Across West Africa, Special Representative Tells Security Council
Despite progress in West Africa and the Sahel, particularly regarding democratic and peaceful political transitions, the security situation in the region remained a grave concern, the Special Representative of the Secretary‑General in the region said on Thursday. Mohamed Ibn Chambas… Read More ›
As part of its support for counter-terrorism initiatives in all its forms, the African Union Commission (AUC) reiterates its continued support for the efforts of the countries concerned in the fight against terrorism terrorist Boko Haram. The support of the… Read More ›
Boko Haram militants have killed more than 20,000 people and displaced more than 2 million others in north east Nigeria since 2009. Author: Chukwuma Al Okoli Lecturer/Resident Researcher Department of Political Science, Federal University Lafia Disclosure statement Chukwuma Al Okoli works for… Read More ›