Nightfall in Nigeria, starring Boko Haram

When Oswald Mbuyiseni Mtshali wrote the classic ‘Nightfall in Soweto’, perhaps he had peeked far into the future and seen the exact similarities between his protagonist and Boko Haram in all their deviousness.When he wrote, “a murderous hand, lurking in the shadows, clasping the dagger, strikes down the helpless victim”, maybe he had seen correctly, but not far enough to predict that terrorism in Nigeria would become so brazen it wouldn’t require the cover of darkness. In the aftermath
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