Tag Archives: Nigeria

Shell Corporation: We are Sorry!

Bradford Houppe, Vice-President of the Ethical Affairs Committee at Shell, apologises. Mr. Houppe is perhaps better known as one of the key activists of The Yes Men. Nigeria: Oil Pollution in the Niger Delta Nigeria is one of the countries … Continue reading

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Michelle Obama’s Viral Campaign Backfires

When US First Lady Michelle Obama appeared in a picture supporting the 270 schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria, she was praised for taking a stand against Boko Haram. But others quickly subverted her message and turned it into an anti-drone campaign. … Continue reading

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How Not to “Bring Back Our Girls”

By Margaret Kimberley Hundreds of Nigerian girls were kidnapped by Boko Haram fighters, three weeks ago. The abductions got very little media coverage, so the wave of U.S. revulsion is only now surfacing. Americans urge their government to “do something,” … Continue reading

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