Tinubu visits El-Rufai, donates N50m to victims of Train attack

Tinubu visits El-Rufai, donates N50m to victims of Train attack APC Presidential aspirant, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on Tuesday visited Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna and commiserate with the state government and people of the state over the recent train attack by terrorists. Tinubu, who was accompanied by former Governor of Borno State, Senator Kashim Shettima, […]

Kaduna train attack: How I warned lives would be lost – Amaechi

Kaduna train attack: How I warned lives would be lost – Amaechi Rotimi Amaechi Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said he warned that lives would be lost on the Kaduna-Abuja rail line in the eventuality of attack. Amaechi, who visited the scene of Monday’s tragedy where terrorists attacked an Abuja-Kaduna train, killed some people […]

Terrorists attack: Kaduna govt. mum on casualties, evacuates trapped train passengers

Abuja-Kaduna train attacked by terrorists The Kaduna State Government Tuesday issued an update on the terrorists attack on a Kaduna bound train, but failed to give figures of casualties. It however said the evacuation of passengers trapped in the train from Abuja was concluded this morning by security forces. The Commissioner for Internal Security and […]

Bomb Attack on Kaduna Train: The earth shook, hail of bullets followed — Survivor

By Ibrahim Hassan-Wuyo A survivor of Monday night’s bomb attack on an Abuja-Ibadan route train has described his experience, saying when the explosives went, the earth shook after which the terrorists began to rain bullets on them. Meanwhile, relevant authorities were liaising with the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) to ascertain the list from the passengers […]

Many feared abducted as terrorists attack Kaduna-bound train

By Joke Falaju (Abuja) and Benjamin Alade (Lagos) Suspected terrorists yesterday night detonated explosives on the Abuja-Kaduna train and opened fire on about 970 passengers on board. The Kaduna-bound train derailed after explosives believed to be planted on the rail track went off close to Rigasa area of the state. The 6:00p.m. train, which took […]

Over 60 people died in Abuja-Kaduna train attack – Tinubu

Over 60 people died in Monday’s terrorists attack on an Abuja-Kaduna train, National Leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu said on Tuesday. Tinubu, who spoke at a colloquium organised to mark his 70th birthday had to announce the cancellation of the event in honour of those killed during the train attack. The former governor, […]

Swear your hands are clean in Southern Kaduna ethnic cleansing – IPOB Tells El-Rufai

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has tasked Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State to swear he is innocent about the election ethnic cleansing of non-Fulani communities in Southern Kaduna. IPOB stated that no amount of cover-up would exonerate him from the genocide in Southern Kaduna. The separatist group disclosed this as they berated El-Rufai […]

Kaduna gov’t asks FG to declare bandits, kidnappers as terrorists

 0 From Noah Ebije, Kaduna Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-rufai on Wednesday disclosed that his government has written to the Federal Government, requesting it to formally declare both bandits and kidnappers as terrorists to enable security agencies kill them without much consequences on international law. Governor El-rufai stated this shortly after receiving the third quarter of […]

El Rufai gaffe on open grazing laws

BRIEFINGNOTES Following Governor Nasir el-Rufai’s recent statement that the anti-open grazing laws enacted by his southern colleagues are not implementable, Ejiofor Alike writes that it is only in a faulty federation that the head of one federating unit can make comments to demean the position of his colleagues and interfere in the laws made in […]

Breaking: Bandits Release 10 Abducted Kaduna Baptist School Students, 21 Still in Captivity

By John Shiklam in Kaduna Another batch of 10 of the remaining 31 abducted students of the Bethel Baptist High School, Damishi, Kaduna have been released by bandits after spending 75 days in captivity. The Chairman of the Kaduna state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Joseph Hayab confirmed their release in […]

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