“The biggest news of the day,” it seems, is the latest in the Nigerian military’s crackdown on suspected Islamist militants in Abuja. “The worst was the killing of more than 15 people, including the head of the military, Gen Suleiman Goni on Saturday,” writes one news source. “The most feared militant group, the Islamist group Boko Haram, also claimed responsibility for the shooting,” reads another news outlet.
The Nigerian government has been cracking down on Islamist militants for years, but the latest effort has now led to more than 50 people being killed. It’s very, very bad. We’ll be updating this page often to keep you up-to-date on the latest developments.
The recent attack by Boko Haram on the city of Maiduguri is extremely rare in Nigeria. The recent attempt by Boko Haram to murder the Catholic Bishop of the country, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, lasted for almost six hours and left more than 20 people dead. While it’s the biggest attack in the country in years, this has the potential to be the biggest blow to Boko Haram.
The reason is that the most important thing that is happening in Nigeria is Nigeria being attacked by Boko Haram. The attacks happen in areas that are considered safe places and the most vulnerable areas are those that are attacked by Boko Haram. So when it comes to attacking the people of the country, it’s important to keep up with the latest developments. We are in the midst of a major attack that is being committed by Boko Haram, and the Nigerian officials are all worried about what is coming.
We should have a conversation about Boko Haram and the need to stay out of the way of the attacks. It’s not an easy thing to do, especially when we know all about it.
We should take it easy. We should not make any more threats. We should stay the hell away from any more Nigerian territory than we already know about. We should not try to defend our homes. We should try to stay out of the way. This war has been going on for a long time now, as Nigerian soldiers have been deployed in different parts of the country to fight this war. Boko Haram is not one of the groups trying to kill you.
It’s easy for people to throw around the phrase “we are a peacekeeping force” because they think it’s a good thing. We have no idea what the heck this peacekeeping force is doing. It’s not even clear who this particular peacekeeping force is. The people who run it are probably in Nigeria right now, not us. We don’t even know their names.
A few years ago it was a little known fact that the Nigerian Army was one of the biggest and most notorious militias in the world. As I wrote in an earlier blog entry, the Nigerian Army has become a force to be reckoned with as a foreign force since its deployment in the country, especially in the northeast. As the group takes on the Nigerian security forces, they have made itself a force to be reckoned with.
A recent article in _The Nigerian Times_, however, reveals the true scale of the conflict in the northeast. They say that more than 1,100 people have died since they started patrolling the region in the early 2000s. While the Nigerian Army has claimed there have been no deaths, people from inside the region said they had seen bodies being hacked into pieces. The Nigerian Army has denied this and says it is not a problem.
Nigerians have been calling for an investigation of the security forces for years, but it’s only now that the army has really started to fight back. We should give credit to the fact that the Nigerian military is not perfect. It does a lot of good things, but sometimes it gets too far out of step with the rest of the government.