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Afghanistan: Differences Between Islamic Jihadist Fighters, Taliban, IS and Al-Qaeda.

Experts now fear a new era of jihadist activities in the Middle East and Central Asia. The three groups share similar ideologies, but their policies and methods differ. Here are some reasons why. Fighters claiming jihad around the world have expressed optimism about the Taliban's return to power in Afghanistan.

  2 months ago ago
Afghanistan: Differences Between Islamic Jihadist Fighters, Taliban, IS and Al-Qaeda.

RELIGION

3 Countries Where Christianity And The Holy Bible Is Banned

Practicing Christianity as a religion is prohibited in some countries around the world today. In fact, some countries have made it illegal to practice Christianity. Listed below are the top three countries where it is unlawful to practice Christianity as a religion. The three countries in question are as follows: North Korea, Somalia and Afghanistan.

  3 months ago ago
3 Countries Where Christianity And The Holy Bible Is Banned

MILITARY

7 most terrorized countries in the world

Terrorism is a calculated use of violence aimed at causing fear in a population in order to bring about a specific political objective. According to Global index ratings of terrorism which are based on total numbers of deaths, incidents, injuries, property damaged due terrorism,this is a list of seven most terrorized country in the world.

  3 months ago ago
7 most terrorized countries in the world

POLITICS

5 Independent States that are not Internationally recognised as Countries.

Unrecognized states are places that do not exist in international politics; they are state-like entities that have achieved de facto independence, but have failed to gain widespread international recognition. Here are some of the countries that are yet to be globally recognised as sovereign entities. Somaliland Somaliland officially the Republic of Somaliland is an autonomous region in northern Somalia, which broke away and declared independence from Somalia in May 1991 but its independence has not been recognised internationally.

  3 months ago ago
5 Independent States that are not Internationally recognised as Countries.

MILITARY

Why The Military Should Be Careful Of The Additional 2,783 Bokoharam That Just Surrendered

When there is unity, all enemies will be put to their knees. Terrorist groups such as bandits, Bokoharam, ISWAP, ESN will all be defeated by Nigeria. They have caused this country a lot of damages in terms of the lives and properties of people.

  1 month ago ago
Why The Military Should Be Careful Of The Additional 2,783 Bokoharam That Just Surrendered

MILITARY

Horn Of Africa Unity: A Brief Analysis Of The New African Military Alliance.

Few years ago, a wave of political change swept across the Horn of Africa. After being elected as president, Abiy Ahmed went on a spree of diplomatic trips that would foster mutual relations to all the Horn of African countries. Photo Credit: Researchgate.net As a result of this, Ethiopia and Eritrea signed a treaty ending 2 decades of hostility.

  1 month ago ago
Horn Of Africa Unity: A Brief Analysis Of The New African Military Alliance.

RELIGION

Check Out These 5 Countries That Do Not Celebrate Christmas

Christmas is undoubtedly Nigeria's most widely observed religious holiday. Christians commemorate it every year on December 25th to commemorate what is said to be the birthday of Jesus Christ, Christianity's central figure. However, the celebration of Christmas is not authorized everywhere in the world.

  1 month ago ago
Check Out These 5 Countries That Do Not Celebrate Christmas

POLITICS

One Major Reason Why President Mohamed Of Somali Withdraws Prime Minister Roble's Executive Powers

Mistakes are more likely to occur in political activities, depending on the kind of mistake one made will determine if he/she would be spared or removed from office. The Somalia's president, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has on Thursday, declared his intention to withdraw the executive powers of his Prime Minister, after the prime minister made a costly mistake.

  2 months ago ago
One Major Reason Why President Mohamed Of Somali Withdraws Prime Minister Roble's Executive Powers

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Taliban Vows To Impose Islamic Laws In Nigeria, Somalia, US Others

The Taliban has declared aim to put into effect Islamic regulation in Nigeria, Somalia, US, France and all different nations of the sector after overrunning civil authority in Afghanistan, IgbereTV has learned. One of the commanders, Muhammed Afri Mustafa made the statement in an interview with CNN, weetalknaija.com.ng reports.

  3 months ago ago
Taliban Vows To Impose Islamic Laws In Nigeria, Somalia, US Others

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2 Reasons Why Taliban Might Not Be Successful In Imposing Islamic laws In Nigeria

After Taliban took over power in Afghanistan again, they vowed to impose Islamic laws in Nigeria, Somalia and all over the world. This was revealed by one of the Taliban commanders, Afri Mustafa, during an interview with CNN. Image Credit: AP News. The Taliban during their first rule from 1996 to 2001, committed massacres against Afghan civilians and denied UN food supplies to 160,000 starving civilians.

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2 Reasons Why Taliban Might Not Be Successful In Imposing Islamic laws In Nigeria

POLITICS

2 Things To Note As President Buhari Writes To US Government

Nigeria's president, Muhammadu Buhari has once again solicited for support from the United States and other countries in the fight against insurgency within the country’s border. In an opinion piece published on "Financial Times", Mr Buhari recognised the expanding grip of extremist groups and terrorists across the African continent, citing countries like Mozambique and Somalia.

  3 months ago ago
2 Things To Note As President Buhari Writes To US Government

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Africa Must Take Urgent Steps So That Islamic jihadists fighters Boko Haram, Al Shabab, Al Qaeda Do Not Succeed Like Taliban.

As Afghanistan falls to the Taliban, Islamist insurgent groups in Africa have expressed their happiness. "God is great," a media outlet affiliated with al-Shabab in Somalia wrote in response to the coup. In other news, al-Qaeda leader Jamaat Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimin (JNIM) used his first public message since 2019 to congratulate the Taliban.

  3 months ago ago
Africa Must Take Urgent Steps So That Islamic jihadists fighters Boko Haram, Al Shabab, Al Qaeda Do Not Succeed Like Taliban.

MILITARY

Somalia Crisis: Why Al-Shabab Terrorist Group Is Earning Huge Sums of Money Than Somalia Government.

The Al-Shabab insurgent group in Somalia is using threats and abuse to generate more revenue than the country's authorities, according to the report. The insurgents receive at least $ 15 million a month, and more than half of the money comes from the capital Mogadishu, according to the Hiraal Center.

  3 months ago ago
Somalia Crisis: Why Al-Shabab Terrorist Group Is Earning Huge Sums of Money Than Somalia Government.

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Today's Headlines: Buhari Writes U.S., Seeks Support Against Insurgency, ACF Condemns Jos Killings

Photo credit: Google Buhari writes U.S., others; seeks support against insurgency Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has requested assistance from the United States and other countries in fighting insurgency within the country's borders. Photo credit: Peoples Gazette Mr Buhari acknowledged the growing influence of extremist groups and terrorists across the African continent in an opinion piece published in the Financial Times, citing countries such as Mozambique and Somalia.

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Today's Headlines: Buhari Writes U.S., Seeks Support Against Insurgency, ACF Condemns Jos Killings

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Africa's jihadists: What Taliban takeover of Afghanistan means

The Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan has been watched closely by African insurgents As Afghanistan fell to the Taliban, Islamist groups waging insurgencies in Africa were quick to celebrate. "God is great," a media outlet linked to Somalia's al-Shabab wrote in response to the takeover.

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Africa's jihadists: What Taliban takeover of Afghanistan means

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: CAN Holds One Million Man Walk For Peace; 8 Dead In Somalia Car Bomb Blast

(Photos Credit: Google) Insecurity: CAN holds one million man walk for peace The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Oyo State Chapter, on Saturday embarked on a one million man walk in Ibadan to pray for peace in Nigeria. Members of the association were reported by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) to have held the inscriptions: ‘Peace Be Unto Nigeria and CAN is 45.’

  2 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: CAN Holds One Million Man Walk For Peace; 8 Dead In Somalia Car Bomb Blast

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Opinion: Where will global jihad go after Afghanistan?

They blew off fireworks in Yemen, distributed sweets in Somalia, and hailed the Taliban in Syria for serving as a "live example" of how to "bring down a criminal dictatorship" through jihad. A low-budget band of holy warriors has defeated America and gained control of a medium-sized country via willpower, patience, and cunning.

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Opinion: Where will global jihad go after Afghanistan?

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Video: 8 Dead And 7 Wounded In An Explosion Near The Presidential Villa In Mogadishu, Somalia

According to a recent development report, Eight people were killed, Saturday, in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, in a car bomb attack on a checkpoint near the presidential palace claimed by the extremist group Al-Shabab, according to a police official. "It has been confirmed that 8 people were killed, most of them civilians, and 7 others were wounded in a car bomb explosion," said Makawi Ahmed Modi, the police chief of Hamar Jajab district, where the attack took place.

  2 months ago ago
Video: 8 Dead And 7 Wounded In An Explosion Near The Presidential Villa In Mogadishu, Somalia

POLITICS

Former Governor Declares Interest For PDP National Chairmanship Position.

The former Commander of Nigerian military contingent to Somalia, former military governor of Lagos state during the junta regime and former civilian governor of Osun state, Olagunsoye Oyinlola has declared his intention for the exalted position of the national chairman of the People's Democratic Party PDP. It will be recalled that Oyinlola was the former national secretary of the party before he defected to the All Progressive Party APC.

  3 months ago ago
Former Governor Declares Interest For PDP National Chairmanship Position.

POLITICS

Insecurity: Buhari writes U.S., Others seeks support against insurgency

President Muhammadu Buhari has again sought the support of the United States and other countries in the fight against insurgency within the country’s border. President Buhari recognized the expanding grip of extremist groups and terrorists across the African continent, Using countries like Mozambique and Somalia as examples.

  3 months ago ago
Insecurity: Buhari writes U.S., Others seeks support against insurgency