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Alleged Ethnic Cleansing and the Military

Alleged Ethnic Cleansing and the Military

Nigeria’s former Defence Minister and Chief of Army Staff, T. Y. Danjuma, on Saturday accused the Nigerian armed forces of aiding the on-going killings in the country, especially…

The First Coup

The First Coup

“Anybody who headed a military regime subverted the wishes of the people… We all subverted the wishes of the people.” General Ibrahim Babangida (Tell Magazine, 7/12/98) Forty-three…

The Nigerian Consensus

The Nigerian Consensus

On Friday and Saturday, we witnessed an image that most of us had hoped we would never see again. It was that of armed soldiers seizing newspapers from distributors and…