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On Monday, a new video was released showing hundreds of girls kidnapped by an Islamist extremist group in Nigeria, with new threats to “sell them” and “hold them as slaves” until Boko Haram members are released from prison. If the video…>read moreNo Comment May 12, 2014
In a videotaped statement seen on Monday, Nigeria’s Islamic extremist leader threatened to sell the more than 200 teenage schoolgirls abducted from a school in the remote northeast of the country three weeks ago, according to CBS News. For the…>read moreNo Comment May 5, 2014
Africa seems to be gearing up on criminalizing homosexuality. While a bill was passed in Uganda last month to punish “aggravated” homosexual acts with life imprisonment, Nigeria has now passed the Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act which makes it illegal…>read moreNo Comment January 20, 2014
Native Nigerian subsistence farmers and fisherman are asking Shell to compensate them for destroying their habitat with an oil spill. The mangrove forest that the community depended on has been destroyed, along with their livelihoods. The largest loss of mangrove…>read moreNo Comment September 9, 2013