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December 2 2014

From Max Siollun's Website Tue Dec 2 2014, 11:56:00

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UB0LwauCah0&list=UUNye-wNBqNL5ZzHSJj3l8BgFiled under: Nigerian Current Affairs

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From Max Siollun's Website Tue Dec 2 2014, 07:48:00

Follow three pampered (borderline spoiled in one case) young British kids who are sent to Lagos in Nigeria to work as mechanics in a tough, no-nonsense garage. Watch them try to get to grips with eating local spicey food (including rice and stew, and goat intestine), being offered accommodation in a "face me I face [...]

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December 1 2014

From Max Siollun's Website Mon Dec 1 2014, 10:17:00

Many of you have been posting images of yourselves with your copy of my book Soldiers of Fortune. To say thanks to you, I have been posting "shout outs" to say thanks to you for buying and reading the book.

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November 27 2014

From Max Siollun's Website Thu Nov 27 2014, 09:50:00

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01w5y6j youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sBWAHSsmAIcFiled under: Nigerian Current Affairs Tagged: nigeria

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November 24 2014

From Max Siollun's Website Mon Nov 24 2014, 12:08:00

http://www.bbc.com/news/in-pictures-25719537 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02c7t5nFiled under: Arts

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November 5 2014

From Max Siollun's Website Wed Nov 5 2014, 10:21:00

Interview with former National Electoral Commission Chairman Professor Humphrey Nwosu regarding the annulment of the June 12, 1993 presidential election in Nigeria; which was won by Moshood Abiola. Filed under: Nigerian History Tagged: democracy, elections, Politics, vote, voting

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November 4 2014

From Max Siollun's Website Tue Nov 4 2014, 12:43:00

Interviews with survivors of Boko Haram attacks and women who escaped from Boko Haram captivity. Some harrowing accounts of kidnapped girls being forced to convert to Islam, being forcefully married off to Boko Haram insurgents, raped or being beaten or used as servants. When one of the victims, a 15-year-old girl, complained to a Boko [...]

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November 3 2014

From Max Siollun's Website Mon Nov 3 2014, 10:34:00

https://storify.com/forakin/knowledge-expert-contactsalkida-discusses-whatdoes?utm_source=t.co&utm_content=storify-pingback&awesm=sfy.co_dxXT&utm_medium=sfy.co-twitter&utm_campaign= Twitter interview with journalist Ahmad Salkida on Boko Haram. Salkida is an expert on Boko Haram and knew its former leader Mohammed Yusuf. This is a deep and detailed list of posts by Salkida explaining Boko Haram's ideology and aims (Storify).Filed under: Nigerian Current Affairs Tagged: islam, muslim, nigeria, religion, terrosism

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October 31 2014

From Max Siollun's Website Fri Oct 31 2014, 10:53:00

Harrowing documentary about the legions of refugees or "IDPs" (Internally Displaced Persons) in Nigeria who have fled from their homes to get away from areas being attacked by Boko Haram.Filed under: Nigerian Current Affairs Tagged: islam, muslim, nigeria, religion, security, terrorism

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October 30 2014

From Max Siollun's Website Thu Oct 30 2014, 12:21:41

Many of you have been posting images of yourselves with your copy of my book Soldiers of Fortune. To say thanks to you, I have been posting "shout outs" to say thanks to you for buying and reading the book. The 24th shout out goes to Philip Effiong who bought his copy in Nairobi, Kenya! [...]

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