Nigerian Government Ready for Boko Haram Talks

The government has reiterated its willingness to hold talks with the Boko Haram in a bid to curb the violence unleashed by the group in the north.


  • Nigeria:  Why We Oppose U.S.' Branding of Boko Haram As Terrorists - Adefuye

    Leadership, 22 August 2012

    Even with pressure on the United States Government to brand Boko Haram as a terrorist organisation, the Nigerian Ambassador to the US, Prof. Adebowale Adefuye, has explained why ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  NOA Urges Support for FG, Boko Haram Dialogue

    Daily Trust, 22 August 2012

    The Director General of the National Orientation Agency (NOA), Mr. Mike Omeri, has urged Nigerians not to thwart the ongoing peace negotiation between the Federal Government and ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Govt Ready to Have Dialogue With Militants

    The New Times, 20 August 2012

    The Nigerian government announced Saturday that it is ready to hold peace talks with the Boko Haram sect in a bid to stop violence in the west African country. read more »

  • Nigeria:  FG/Boko Haram Dialogue - NOA Tasks Nigerians On Tolerance

    Vanguard, 20 August 2012

    Following the revelation that the Islamist sect, Boko Haram, has indicated its willingness to negotiate with the Federal Government, Director-General of National Orientation ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  No Talks Between FG, Boko Haram in Saudi Arabia - Shehu Sani

    Leadership, 20 August 2012

    President of the Civil Right Congress (CRC), Comrade Shehu Sani, has faulted the claim of the ongoing dialogue between the federal government and the members of the Boko Haram sect ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  FG, Boko Haram Talks Designed to Give False Hope - Sani

    Daily Trust, 20 August 2012

    The activist and president of Civil Rights Congress of Nigeria (CRC), Shehu Sani, has said the proposed talks between Federal Government and Boko Haram sect may have been designed ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Don Blames Security Challenges On Improper Child Upbringing

    Vanguard, 21 August 2012

    Sheik Ahmed Bello-Dogarawa of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, has said that improper child upbringing is the cause of the country's current security challenges. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Kano CAN Urges Boko Haram to Embrace Dialogue

    Daily Trust, 20 August 2012

    Christian leaders in Kano have called on the members of the Jama'atu Ahlis Sunnati Lidda'awati Wal Jihad, commonly referred to Boko Haram, to make themselves available for dialogue ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  We'll Look Into Boko Haram's Grievances - Govt

    Daily Trust, 19 August 2012

    The federal government yesterday expressed its readiness to look into the grievances of the Jamatu Ahlis Sunna Lidawadi Wal Jihad, popularly called Boko Haram, which has claimed ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  FG Reiterates Readiness to Discuss With Boko Haram

    This Day, 16 August 2012

    The Federal Government has reiterated its willingness to hold talks with the religious Islamic sect, Boko Haram, which has unleashed a reign of terror on Northern Nigeria for ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram in Possible Talks With Government

    This Day, 15 August 2012

    A man purported to be a spokesman for Boko Haram has said the group is engaged in direct talks with the Federal Government on ending violence in the country's North. read more »

  • Nigeria:  How Boko Haram Activities Destroy Economy of the North

    This Day, 20 August 2012

    In Maiduguri, Borno State, where the sect originated, the frequent bombings and clashes between Boko Haram and security agents have weighed down seriously on commercial and ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram - Reyenieju Backs Call for Dialogue

    Vanguard, 17 August 2012

    THE Federal Government has been commended for not foreclosing the path of dialogue in the handling of the Boko Haram issue. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Why FG Resists Terrorist Label for Boko Haram - Ambassador

    Vanguard, 15 August 2012

    Nigeria's Ambassador to the United States, Prof. Ade Adefuye, yesterday, proffered reasons why Nigeria is against plans by Americans to classify Boko Haram as a Foreign Terrorist ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram Not Religious Group - Junaid Mohammed

    Vanguard, 15 August 2012

    Second Republic lawmaker, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, said yesterday that it was wrong for some Nigerians to associate Boko Haram with Islam or Christianity, saying that the sect was ... read more »

Bomb Blast: The aftermath of the bomb explosion at the Nigerian Police Headquarters in Abuja on June 16, 2011.