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THE RISE OF VIOLENT RADICAL EXTREMIST ISLAMISM ( A brief review of Elnathan John’s Born on a Tuesday)

From Bayan Layi to Sokoto to Dogon Icce, Dantala narrates a story that fits the birth of the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria. At last, the insider’s story from the North has arrived with mixed emotions from a young almajiri boy who was born on a Tuesday. This young almajiri boy, Dantala Ahmad, becomes an either-way victim of radical Islamic fanaticism and brutal aggressive suppression of the growing embers of the former by law enforcement bodies, leading to a structural breakdown of an erstwhile homogeneous Northern

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