Posts Tagged ‘New York Times’

Boko Haram Is Back. And They Now Have Better Drones

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 13, 2019
After a decade of devastating war with Boko Haram extremists, they are now better armed than ever and have more sophisticated drones than the demoralized Nigerian military. Ten-year-old Abdul stood on a dirt road in a village tucked between millet fields and pulled up his shirt. A fresh scar stretched lengthwise down his stomach — […]

Do Not Sell Warplanes to Nigeria – New York Times Tells Obama

by Breaking Timeson May 22, 2016
Fourteen months after the election of President Muhammadu Buhari in Nigeria, the Obama administration is considering selling his government 12 warplanes. It is a thorny decision because Mr. Buhari is an improvement over his disastrous predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan, and is fighting Boko Haram, the Islamist extremists who have terrorized the region. But he has not […]