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The attempt to snuff life out of one of Nigeria's most revered former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari, in a fiendish operation which would have passed for a routine Boko Haram attack if their hand had performed their enterprise, would have thrown Nigeria in turmoil of unimaginable proportions as President Jonathan submitted days ago.
In classrooms facing a sandy courtyard in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna, Maska Road Islamic School teaches a creed that condemns the violent ideology of groups like Boko Haram .
Former military Governor of Kaduna State, Colonel Abubakar Dangiwa Umar has told loyalists of former Military Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari to stop linking the Federal Government with the foiled bomb attack on Buhari.
The All Progressives Congress has congratulated the Muslim faithful on the occasion of this year's Eid-El-Fitr celebrations marking the successful conclusion of the month-long period of fasting.
Last Friday's alleged attacks on members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, popularly known as Shiite, by men of the Army in Zaria has come and gone, but the effect of the killings will certainly remain indelible in the heart of the leader of the movement, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, writes ABDULGAFAR ALABELEWE He cannot just forget it in a hurry.
Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from July 11 to July 18, 2014.
Lagos-CONVENER of the Save Nigeria Group, SNG, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has said one of the ways to end Boko Haram insurgency is for the Federal Government to apologise to members of the sect over the murder of their leader, Mohammed Yusuf, in 2009.
NIGERIA, Kaduna : The body of a suicide bomber lies beside a damaged vehicle at the scene where a bomb exploded in Kaduna on July 23, 2014.
In its determination to eliminate terrorism and smoke out Boko Haram members from their hide outs in parts of the North East and North West, the Federal Government has ordered 40 attack and transport helicopters from the United States of America and Russia.
The bodies were displayed on the floor, in wooden caskets. They were surrounded by men who two days earlier had no inkling that they could be dead.
National Emergency Management Agency , at the weekend, donated 100 pieces of eight-spring beds, mattresses and blankets each to 44 Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna, as part of its response to last Wednesday's twin bombing in Kaduna.
President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday said the country would have been in turmoil if former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari and top Islamic preacher, Sheik Dahiru Bauchi have been killed in the recent terrorists attack in Kaduna.
The Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram appears in a video, voicing support for militants in Iraq and Syria.
Nigeria's Permanent Representative to the UN, Joy Ogwu, says the country is still open to negotiation to secure the release of over 200 schoolgirls abducted in April.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 02:09 pm
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