Tag: terrorism

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August 2, 2012

Fear grips Kano residents as police defuse explosive devices

by Isi Esene There was panic in Kano yesterday with the discovery of several high-calibre Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) behind ...

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July 18, 2012

Boko Haram changed my focus – GEJ explains why he hasn’t fulfilled his campaign promises

by Isi Esene President Goodluck Jonathan has today explained why he seems to have deviated from his campaign promises of ...

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July 17, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Violence reported in Jos… again

by Isi Esene According to Daily Times report, there were gunshots heard around Bukuru area of Jos, Plateau State. All ...

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July 14, 2012

Nigeria is on a “gradual descent to anarchy” says our Justice minister

by Adeniyi Abdul If you’re worried about the state of Nigeria, don’t fret; you’ve got a friend in the attorney-general ...

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July 13, 2012

Bomber attacks Shehu of Borno’s palace in Maiduguri

by Isi Esene A suicide bomber has targeted the Shehu of Borno’s palace in Maiduguri, Borno State. According to SaharaReporters, the ...

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July 13, 2012

Fani-Kayode preaches against dialogue with Boko Haram

by Isi Esene The former minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has gone spiritually ballistic on the Boko Haram radical sect. He was reacting ...

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July 12, 2012

“I will start with the issue of terrorism” – New Chief Justice talks tough

by Seyi Lawal As her track record shows, Justice Aloma Mukhtar is one tough lady, and she’s clearly not about ...

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July 9, 2012

64 killed, 50 burnt to their death: The weekend of Sorrow and Blood on the Plateau

by Isi Esene It was a weekend we would like to forget as a senator, Gyang Dantong, and the Majority ...

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July 9, 2012

Same old, same old: GEJ orders security agents to fish out Dantong’s killers

by Isi Esene President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday ordered security agencies to fish out the killers of  Senator Gyang Dantong. ...

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July 6, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Nigerians with (alleged) Al-Qaeda links arraigned

by Isi Esene In a pattern which bears close similarity to the Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab case, two men, Olaniyi Lawal, ...

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July 6, 2012

Boko Haram: Dasuki begs Emirs for help

by Isi Esene Keen on his unique approach to fighting terrorism, the National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, took his ...

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June 28, 2012

How about that? Nigeria denies visas to 31,556 foreigners

by Stanley Azuakola Very often, the kind of news Nigerians hear is of one foreign country or another deporting Nigerians or ...

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June 20, 2012

Promises, promises: President Jonathan’s June deadine for Boko Haram almost gone

by Stanley Azuakola In March this year, Nigeria’s president Goodluck Jonathan was in Seoul, South Korea laying the ground work for ...

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OluwapelumiJune 19, 2012

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Reform, in the name of the Father

By the time the dead cats, monkey paws and severed heads of chickens started appearing on our front porch, no ...

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June 3, 2012

BREAKING: Bomb explodes inside Bauchi church, at least 12 killed

From Reuters: At least 12 people were killed when a bomb exploded in a church on the outskirts of Nigeria’s city ...

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May 28, 2012

Reports: “Terror attacks came as a thief in the night” – GEJ

by Stanley Azuakola At a thanksgiving service to mark his first anniversary in office, President Goodluck Jonathan solicited for the support ...

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May 22, 2012

Obinna Patrick Aguh: Boko Haram – Overcoming the trauma (30 Days, 30 Voices)

Are you hurt? Injured? Are you fearful? We must learn new ways of managing emotions. Our nation has recently experienced ...

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May 16, 2012

Anti-Terrorism gone mad? Toddler removed from plane for being on no-flight list

by Chi Ibe A New Jersey family was left in shock at an airport recently after they were told by ...

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OluwapelumiMay 9, 2012

Boko Haram: the fear trickles in to Lagos?

by Lekan Olanrewaju Movie watchers, shoppers and general fun seekers may have had a bit of a surprise yesterday when an anti-bomb ...

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OluwapelumiMay 8, 2012

Another underwear suicide bombing averted by the US

by Chi Ibe The US government recently released information that a more sophisticated version of the device used by Umar ...

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April 27, 2012

‘The media is taking sides’ – Boko Haram justifies bomb attack on ThisDay Newspaper

 by Chi Ibe There seem to be no immediate end in sight to the attacks from the Boko Haram. Following the ...

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February 21, 2012

Abdullahi Aborode: “Are Muslims Bombers?”

By Abdullahi Aborode Writing this article to enlighten many about Islam is a Jihad on itself. In recent years there ...

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February 1, 2012

“Be careful what you Tweet” – or you might be stopped from entering America

By Seyi Lawal  If you plan to visit the United States of American and you love to tweet then this ...

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