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Tinubu Not Under Security Watch – Presidency

The presidency has denied claims that the national leader of APC, Bola Tinubu has been placed on security watch following allegations that he is working against President Buhari. A statement released by Senior Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Buhari, Garba Shehu, says that the claims are false and unfounded. The statement reads  The attention of the Presidency ... Read More »

Boko Haram Takes Responsibility For Attack, Releases Photos Of Abuja Bombers

Boko Haram insurgents, who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State, have reportedly claimed responsibility for the multiple suicide bomb blasts that happened in Abuja last weekend. The Police have confirmed 21 were killed and scores left wounded. The terrorist group released a statement on Twitter on Sunday along with three photos of suicide attackers involved in Friday’s deadly blasts. The ... Read More »

Buhari Reacts To Abuja Bomb Blast, Says Latest Attacks Expose Real Perpetrators Of Terror

President Buhari has released a statement reacting to the twin bomb blast that happened in Kuje and Nyanya in Abuja yesterday night. Read the statement personally signed by him below… “These cowardly attacks expose the real faces of the planners and perpetrators of these crimes. What quarrel do they have with the good people of Nyanya motor park? What issue ... Read More »

How female suicide bombers killed 18 in Abuja

Two female suicide bombers were actively responsible for the twin bombings which occurred at Nyanya and Kuje towns of the Federal Capital Territory last night while a third bomber, a male dropped the bomb that had the greatest impact and killed 12 persons at the Zamfara Market in Kuje. According to eye-witness accounts, the first female suicide bomber (a 15-year-old), ... Read More »

Twin Bomb Blast Hits Kuje Area Of Abuja

Sadly, a twin bomb explopsion has occurred at Kuje Area Council of the FCT last night. The first one was said to have gone off at the Police Station near First Bank and another one was said to have gone off just few minutes after the first in another location in the Area council. Number of casualties unknown as at ... Read More »

Man Who Predicted Abuja Bombing Shuts Down Twitter Account

Following the twin bombings that rocked the Kuje area of Abuja last night, the a Twitter user with the handle @chimaokoro63 had earlier predicted the attacks has shut down his account. The bombings were suspected to have been perpetuated by the Boko Haram terrorist group, although the sect is yet to claim responsibility for the attacks. According to @chimaokoro63, the ... Read More »