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Boko Haram Has Forced 117 Children to Act As Suicide Bombers

A new UNICEF report details how the terrorist group relies on children to do its dirty work.

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Leaked Records Show Shell’s Complicity in Massive Oil Corruption Scandal

New leaked records undercut Shell’s vigorous denials it was involved in a sprawling Nigerian corruption scandal.

Dispatch

Nigeria Proves a Missing President Isn’t Necessarily a Bad Thing

Muhammadu Buhari was so lethargic in office that his ongoing 44-day absence has re-energized his presidency.

Argument

Only Religion Can Defuse Nigeria’s Demographic Time Bomb

Rapid population growth isn’t an economic opportunity — it’s a looming disaster that politicians are powerless to stop.

Voice

The Crisis Manager’s Cheat Sheet for 2017

It’s time to start setting priorities for the coming year of war and conflict.

Argument

The Islamic State Is Losing in Africa

And al Qaeda is winning.

Feature

Global Thinkers: Nigerian Entrepreneur Jehiel Oliver

For plowing an agricultural revolution.

Argument

Fool Nigeria Once, Shame on You. Fool Nigeria Twice …

Muhammadu Buhari promised to embrace democracy as president, but turned out to be the same autocrat who failed the country 30 years ago.

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