Jumoke Balogun
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Jumoke Balogun, a Nigerian American, is the co-founder of compareafrique.com, a website dedicated to providing a forum for discussion about Africa’s development challenges. She is also the senior communications associate of Advancement Project, a civil rights organization in Washington D.C.

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A Nigéria é um retrato da democracia

(0) Comments | Posted April 1, 2015 | 7:38 PM

Muhammadu Buhari derrotou o presidente Goodluck Jonathan para se tornar o novo presidente da Nigéria, segundo os resultados anunciados na terça-feira. É a primeira vez em 54 anos de história que um presidente se candidata à reeleição e não sai vitorioso.

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Nigeria Is What Democracy Looks Like

(35) Comments | Posted March 31, 2015 | 1:36 PM

Muhammadu Buhari has defeated President Goodluck Jonathan to become the new president of Nigeria, according to election results Tuesday. This is the first time in Nigeria's fifty-four-year history that an incumbent president has been voted out of office.

The international community has praised...

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¿Por qué 17 asesinatos en Francia captan más atención que 2.000 en Nigeria?

(9) Comments | Posted January 21, 2015 | 12:23 AM

Sí, así es. Los medios occidentales no prestan atención a la tragedia de Nigeria en la que quizás 2.000 personas fueron secuestradas por Boko Haram, según Naciones Unidas y algunos oficiales del lugar. En la portada de The New York Times del martes se publicaron dos...

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Por que o assassinato de 17 franceses recebe mais atenção do que o assassinato de 2 mil nigerianos

(10) Comments | Posted January 15, 2015 | 10:53 AM

Sim, você tem razão. A mídia ocidental não está dando a menor bola para a tragédia na Nigéria onde a estimativa é de que pelo menos 2 mil pessoas sejam vítimas de uma chacina provocada pelo Boko Haram, segundo as Nações Unidas e algumas autoridades locais....

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Why 17 French Murders Get More Attention Than as Many as 2,000 Nigerian Murders

(125) Comments | Posted January 14, 2015 | 12:04 PM

Yes, you are right. The Western media is not paying attention to the tragedy in Nigeria where perhaps as many as 2,000 people were slaughtered by Boko Haram, according to the United Nations and some local officials. On the front page of the New York Times...

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Dear Americans, Your Hashtags Won't #BringBackOurGirls; You Might Actually Be Making Things Worse

(506) Comments | Posted May 8, 2014 | 9:41 PM

Simple question. Are you Nigerian? Do you have constitutional rights accorded to Nigerians to participate in their democratic process? If not, I have news for you. You can't do anything about the girls missing in Nigeria. You can't. Your insistence on urging American power, specifically American military power, to address...

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