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DAKAR, Sngal, July 24, 2014/African Press Organization / - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for West Africa and High Representative of the UN Secretary-General to Nigeria, Mr. Said Djinnit, strongly condemns the killing of civilians perpetrated over the week-end and yesterday reportedly by the Boko Haram group in the town of ... (more)
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has condemned Wednesday's twin bomb blasts in northern state of Kaduna that left more than 70 people dead and several others injured.
At least 82 people were killed on Wednesday in two suicide bombings in the north Nigerian city of Kaduna, one aimed at opposition leader and ex-president Muhammadu Buhari and another at a moderate Muslim cleric about to lead a crowd in prayer.
Meanwhile in Nigeria, Islamists Bomb Muslims for Not Being the Right Kind of Muslims -- No Riots, Protests, Calls for Boycotts Ensue The first bomb detonated around noon, from a car parked in the city of Kaduna, two kilometers outside a gathering of Muslims celebrating Ramadan, said Mike Omeri, the coordinator of Nigeria's National Information ... (more)
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan condemns the bombings in Kaduna today which appeared to have targeted former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari and prominent Islamic Cleric, Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi.
Nigerian police survey the scene of a bomb blast in the northern city of Kaduna, Nigeria, on Wednesday.
Officials have released a sketch of a man suspected of shooting and killing a peacock from his Mercedes-Benz earlier this month in Southern California.
The explosions started at Alkali by Isa Kaita Road when a suspected suicide bomber on a motorcycle believed to be trailing famous Islamic Scholar, Sheik Dahiru Bauchi exploded with the bomb.
A law enforcement official and online marketplace StubHub say cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events.
A bomb blast in Kaduna's Kawo market that killed at least 50 people on Wednesday was targeting the convoy of senior Nigerian opposition leader and former president Muhammadu Buhari, but he was not hurt, his son Musa told Reuters at the scene.
Authorities have declared a 24-hour curfew in the Nigerian city of Kaduna after two blasts killed at least 44 people.
Nigeria's president has reportedly vowed to bring back the more than 200 abducted schoolgirls, saying his government is doing everything possible to secure their release.
A suicide bomb on Wednesday in the northern Nigeria city of Kaduna killed at least 25 people, in what appeared to be an assassination attempt on a cleric who has criticised Boko Haram, police said.
A civil society organisation, International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law, has petitioned Pope Francis over the killing of Christians and burning of churches in northern Nigeria by Boko Haram and Fulani Jihadists.
Jonathan, in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, commiserated with the former minister's family, the Government and people of Kaduna, his friends, associates and all those he mentored over the years in the domestic and global oil industry.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 11:55 am
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