Blog entries from: Max Siollun's Website

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August 29 2014

From Max Siollun's Website Fri Aug 29 2014, 17:00:00

http://www.economist.com/blogs/baobab/2014/08/nigeria-and-its-jihadists#commentsFiled under: Uncategorized

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From Max Siollun's Website Fri Aug 29 2014, 14:10:00

‪ http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-28970411Filed under: Uncategorized

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August 28 2014

From Max Siollun's Website Thu Aug 28 2014, 15:23:00

http://www.economist.com/blogs/economist-explains/2013/05/economist-explains-19?fsrc=scn/tw_ec/what_is_the_difference_between_sunni_and_shia_muslims_    Filed under: Uncategorized

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From Max Siollun's Website Thu Aug 28 2014, 13:29:00

http://www.economist.com/news/middle-east-and-africa/21579057-why-nigerias-roads-can-be-terrifying-time-test?fsrc=scn/tw_ec/time_for_a_testFiled under: Uncategorized

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August 25 2014

From Max Siollun's Website Mon Aug 25 2014, 14:27:00

For those of who in Nigeria who keep wondering how you can buy Oil, Politics, and Violence...you can buy the book from Iqra Books of Ilorin. Iqra deliver free of charge to some locations in Nigeria. You can contact @bolajibooks on Twitter or Abdullateef Bolaji on Facebook.  Filed under: Uncategorized

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August 16 2014

From Max Siollun's Website Sat Aug 16 2014, 14:43:00

Great feature on Freedom Park in Lagos, which used to be a prison in Nigeria's colonial days, and housed famous prisoners such as Obafemi Awolowo. https://soundcloud.com/bbc-world-service/newsday-where-once-the-british-executed-today-nigeria-commemorates-100-years http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-28418685 https://soundcloud.com/bbc-world-service/newsday-where-once-the-british-executed-today-nigeria-commemorates-100-yearsFiled under: Arts, Nigerian Current Affairs Tagged: africa, lagos, park, parks, prison, prisons

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From Max Siollun's Website Sat Aug 16 2014, 10:13:27

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-28807146  Filed under: Africa, Nigerian Current Affairs Tagged: disease, ebola, illness, sickness

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August 12 2014

From Max Siollun's Website Tue Aug 12 2014, 12:48:40

  Click the link below for an excellent interactive map and timeline/summaries (produced by Al-Jazeera) of Boko Haram attacks going back to 2009 when President Yar'Adua was still in power. http://webapps.aljazeera.net/aje/custom/2014/bokoharamtimeline/index.htmlFiled under: Nigerian Current Affairs Tagged: boko haram, islam, muslim, religion, security, terror, terrorism

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August 7 2014

From Max Siollun's Website Thu Aug 7 2014, 09:03:07

    pic.twitter.com/UbHUGvQxe3   BuOoh5tIYAEYPmL.jpg  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 22nd shout out goes to Sakina Kabir - an "awestruck [...]

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From Max Siollun's Website Thu Aug 7 2014, 08:36:04

http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2014/07/nigeria-deadly-politics-interfaith-love-201472984354915150.html Feature on marriages between Christians and Muslims in Nigeria. Such marriages are actually common and used to be uncontroversial. However politics and wider controversies in society have suddenly put such marriages on edge.Filed under: Miscellaneous Tagged: christian, marriage, muslim, nigeria, religion

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