Scholar seeks research on Boko Haram

TO prevent the Boko Haram threat from spreading to the academia, there is need for more research into the sect’s ideological, sociological and religious thinkings, a scholar has said.

Prof. Francis Egbokhare, a linguistics scholar at the University of Ibadan (UI) said by so doing, the academia  will be helping to solve the Boko Haram problem.

At a colloquium, "Emeka Ojukwu: The end of an era," organised to commemorate the 51st birthday of the Dean, College of Humanities and Culture, Osun State University (UNIOSUN), Prof Siyan Oyeweso, Egbokhare said there was an urgent need for such research because of the sect’s directive to Southerners to leave the North.............Full story

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