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Human Rights
0 #BringBackOurGirls: The side effects of successful social media

The Twitter campaign #BringBackOurGirls has helped galvanize world attention to the kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls in Nigeria. As social media, it has of course also quickly been hijacked and spun off in different directions, spawning controversy. With global leaders and celebrities joining the calls to #BringBackOurGirls, the media…

Human Rights
0 Parents say more than 200 girls missing in northern Nigeria

The search for the school girls abducted in northern Nigeria continues a week after they were taken. However, there is a significant discrepancy over how many girls are missing. Islamist militants are believed to have kidnapped 129 school girls from Chibok school in northern Nigeria. The parents of the missing girl say…

Human Rights
0 Meet Big Oil’s Big Men in Nigeria and Ghana

Masked rebels in the oil-rich Niger Delta of Nigeria.Big Men Companies have been taking oil out of Nigeria for nearly half a century, making it one of the wealthier nations in Africa. But the wealth is not well-distributed. What should have been a boon for Nigerians has left out most…

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