Tag: Bombings

AzeezApril 24, 2017

‘We are tired of unfulfilled promises’ | N’Delta militants threaten to resume bombings

by Azeez Adeniyi A group of militants in the Niger Delta have threatened to resume hostilities over alleged unfulfilled promises ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 18, 2017

The Thread: The military bombing of an IDP camp can only be a mistake, here’s why

We received with shock and numbness of heart the news that the Nigerian military had dropped bombs on an IDP ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 18, 2017

The Thread: What is the worth of a Nigerian life?

The accidental bombing of a refugee camp by the Nigerian military yesterday, which led to the deaths of 52 Internally ...

RoqeebahNovember 9, 2016

9/11, 11/9 and more… the numbers game everyone is talking about

You might have already seen the tweets drawing correlations between the 9/11 disaster and today, 11/9, the day America voted ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 24, 2016

Avengers bomb Bonny pipepline

Militant group, Niger Delta Avengers say they have resumed bombing of pipelines. In a statement on its website the group ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 5, 2016

Eid El-Fitri: Turkish president felicitates with Nigerian Muslims

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey has felicitated with Muslims in Nigeria on the occasion of this year’s Eid-El-Fitr. In ...

May 24, 2014

Jaye Gaskia: Nigeria’s ruling class at its wits’ end

by Jaye Gaskia This ruling class is incapable of tackling the existential crisis facing us, it is time for us ...

January 30, 2014

Perry Brimah: Is there no way to stop this Boko Haram madness?

by Peregrino Brimah Are Boko Haram sponsors ghosts? Did the politician sponsors Goodluck Jonathan, the president of Nigeria, Nobel laureate ...

January 11, 2014

Opinion: Is the APC pursuing an Islamic agenda for 2015?

by Yekinni Shakiru When did an Oyegun, an Ngige, a Fayemi, an Oyinlola, a Boni Haruna, an Okorocha and all ...

December 26, 2013

Dele Agekameh: Kabiru Sokoto, Madalla bombings and the unanswered questions

by Dele Agekameh The case of Umar, who was arrested right inside a Governor’s Lodge in the company of a serving military ...

September 29, 2013

Independence Day: FG beefs up security nationwide

by Tutu Akinlabi Security across the federation has been beefed up in preparation for Independence day celebrations which will take ...

October 1, 2012

Independence 2010 bombings: Okah’s trial resumes today in South Africa

by Stanley Azuakola As Nigeria marks its 52nd Independence Anniversary, memories of its 50th anniversary celebration resurfaced from far away ...

June 22, 2012

Elnathan John is mad about Kaduna: How to get angry

  by Elnathan John I interrupt the ‘How To’ series to say one thing. I am angry. Very angry. So ...

June 20, 2012

Even the Vatican is worried: Pope Benedict XVI calls for peace in Nigeria

by Tolu Orekoya The explosion of violence in northern cities like Damaturu, Kaduna has caught the attention of the Vatican. In ...

March 16, 2012

“More deadly, more sophisticated, more effective” – Al-Qaeda blamed for increase in African bombings

by Lekan Olanrewaju Al-Qaeda has been named responsible for the increase in bombings in Nigeria, as well as Kenya and ...

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