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Abuja Blast: African Leaders Condemn Attacks As Jonathan Cuts Journey Short

African Leaders at the ongoing 23rd Ordinary Summit of the African Union (AU) in Malabo, Equitorial Guinea have condemned the spate of attacks by terrorists and insurgents on the African continent. Chairman of the AU, Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, while speaking at the opening of the Assembly of …

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Full Details On Nyanya Bomb Blast: How It Happened – NEMA

Director-General of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Sanni Sidi disclosed that yesterday’s bomb blast happened when a parked car with explosives exploded. Sidi, who spoke to journalists at the Asokoro General Hospital, Abuja, noted that the blast was not as intense as the previous one, stressing that yesterday’s blast …

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Abuja Blast: Group Urges Plateau Residents To Be Alert

Jos Forum of the Switzerland-based Centre for Human Development has urged citizens of Plateau State to be at alert, following recent attack at Nyanya, Abuja where over 70 lives were lost. It noted that attacks could have a spill over effect in Plateau and warned citizens to be wary and …

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Terror Attacks: Jonathan Summons Security Chiefs, Governors

Following increased frequency of terror attacks in the country, especially the recent events in Abuja and Borno State, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has summoned members of the National Security Council to a meeting tomorrow (Thursday) at the Presidential Villa. The meeting which will be presided over by President Jonathan is …

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World’s Most Wanted Woman Linked To Abuja Bomb Attack

Samantha Lewthwaite, also known as the White Widow, has been linked to the horrific attack in Abuja on Monday, which left 74 dead and hundreds wounded, according to UK-based newspaper, Daily Star. Also known as Sherafiyah, Lewthwaite is the widow of 7/7 suicide bomber Germaine Lindsay and one of the …

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Oritsejafor Calls Perpetrators Of Abuja Bombing Pigs

National President of Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, yesterday said whenever the perpetrators of heinous crimes like the Abuja bomb blast die, their corpses should be fed to pigs because they are on the same level with pigs. “I completely condemn the bomb attack on a motor …

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Olubadan At 100: Jonathan Attributes Longevity To Clear Conscience

President Goodluck Jonathan has attributed the longevity of 100-year-old Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Samuel Odulana to clean mind, good character, clear conscience and good record of service. Speaking yesterday as he joined other well-wishers at the Monatan residence of the monarch to congratulate him on his centenary birthday, President …

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Bomb Scare Rocks National Assembly

The National Assembly Complex in Abuja was Tuesday vacated by Legislators and civil servants following a bomb scare around the complex. Still reeling from the shock of Monday bomb blast at Nyanya motor park in the city, workers at the complex were apprehensive, with offices, banks and restaurants within the …

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Police declare escaped Boko Haram suspect wanted, places N50m bounty on him.

Following President Goodluck Jonathan’s order to the Inspector General of Police, Hafiz Ringim to produce the escaped Boko Haram mastermind, the Nigeria Police force yesterday declared him wanted and placed a N50 million reward for information leading to his arrest. Kabir Umar, aka Kabir Sokoto had escaped under suspicious circumstances …

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Abuja Under Lock Down Over Boko Haram Scare

ABUJA – The nation’s capital city was  grounded, yesterday, by military security check following fears of possible. Boko Haram attack on the residents. This provoked a traffic gridlock forcing commuters to trek long distance. Vehicles entering into and leaving the city were  thoroughly searched by stern looking military men  dispatched by …

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Boko Haram bombs police headquarters, Abuja

EIGHT persons were feared dead and 44 others injured on Thursday when a powerful bomb ripped through the car park of the Nigeria Police Force headquarters in Abuja. Three children were also killed in a similar incident that occurred near a church compound in Damboa, Borno State. The Police headquarters …

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