Boko Haram Abducts 103 Girls From High School In Chibok, Borno State

Secondary school girls in northern Nigeria. Photo Credit: Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty ImagesBy Saharareporters, New YorkSaharaReporters has just learned that suspected members of the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram, have abducted 103 students in a daring raid at the Girls Secondary School in Chibok, a town on the border between Borno and Adamawa States. The group’s…

USA rages over Abuja bomb blast, calls for investigation

The United States on Monday condemned a bomb attack on a packed bus station in Nigeria which killed 71 people, and called for a full investigation.“We are outraged by this senseless act of violence against innocent civilians,” State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki told reporters, also condemning a series of attacks on three villages in Borno…

British High Commissioner donates blood for the victims of Abuja bomb blast

Rob Fitzpatrick, Head of Press and Public Affairs at the British High Commission, in Abuja, told the Nigerian Tribune exclusively that the envoy, by the gesture, wanted to show solidarity to the people affected by the explosion.He said it was also targeted to encourage others to follow the footsteps of the envoy.Shortly after the donation, the picture of the envoy donating the blood went viral on the internet and was used to shore up for more blood for the victims.

Clueless President Jonathan, We’ll soon get over Boko Haram terrorists attacks

President Goodluck Jonathan vowed yesterday to do everything possible to end the insurgency that has shaken Nigeria to its roots.He spoke after being conducted round the blast site in Nyanya on the outskirts of Abuja, where scores died in an early morning suicide bombing. Boko Haram is temporary and that Nigeria would overcome.Dr. Jonathan, with whom was Senate President David Mark, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

Boko Haram terrorists attack Bauchi village

The police in Bauchi State confirmed yesterday that gunmen injured one person in an attack in Wasasa, Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area.Police spokesman Mohammed Haruna said a five-man gang attacked a house in the village, searching for two persons.He said on sighting the attackers, the victim ran into a nearby house where the gunmen chased and shot him in the leg before setting the house ablaze.

Liar: Nobody can Islamise Nigeria, says Sultan

Premium Times The Sultan says concerns about state religion has no basis. The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, on Sunday said there were no plans to turn Nigeria into an Islamic nation. Mr. Abubakar, who is also the President-General, Jamatu Nasril Islam (JNI), and the head of Nigeria’s Muslim community, made this known at the…

PDP blames APC for Abuja blast

by: Gbade Ogunwale, Assistant Editor, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has blamed the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the explosion that rocked Abuja on Monday in which over 71 persons were killed and 124 injured. In a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh, the party condemned as barbaric, monstrous and…

I REGRET VOTING FOR JONATHAN – KWANKWASO

NEWISSUES, Abuja Kano state Governor, Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso on Sunday said that he regrets voting for President Goodluck Jonathan, because the president has disappointed Nigerians.   “I am regretting for voting President Goodluck Jonathan in 2011 Presidential Election, as he has done nothing to move the nation forward”, he alleged. adding that Kano people are…