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Gunmen Storm Mali Hotel, 170 Hostages Taken

Gunmen Storm Mali Hotel, 170 Hostages Taken
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Gunmen attacked a five-star hotel in Mali’s capital Bamako on Friday and were holding 170 hostages. Attackers shouting “Allahu Akbar” opened fire outside the Radisson Blu Hotel in the centre of the capital before storming it. Speaking to Al Jazeera by phone from Bamako, business owner Garba Konate said a group of attackers showed up […]

So Who Wants Buhari Dead? By Sam Nda-Isaiah

So Who Wants Buhari Dead? By Sam Nda-Isaiah
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It is now incontrovertible that someone somewhere really wants General Muhammadu Buhari dead. The event of July 23, 2014, must not be taken or treated lightly. If we had a serious government in place, then, setting out to uncover the mystery would have become a major national assignment at this point. General Buhari is not […]

There was blood on my dress, but not a single ‘scratch’ – Buhari

There was blood on my dress, but not a single ‘scratch’ – Buhari
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Former Head of State, and leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Muhammadu Buhari, has given more insight into how he managed to escape Wednesday’s bomb attack in Kaduna that targeted him. Speaking to Governor Mukhtar Yero of Kaduna State who visited him Thursday, Mr. Buhari said despite being close to the centre of a […]

How I was attacked – Buhari

How I was attacked – Buhari
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Former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, has described how he narrowly escaped a bomb attack on his convoy Wednesday in Kaduna. In a short statement, Mr. Buhari said he was the target of the bomber. “I was personally involved in a clearly targeted bomb attack today along Ali Akilu Road, Kawo-Kaduna at about 2:30pm on […]

The Presidency, Wendell Simlin and The Bomb Blast in Kano – Japheth Omojuwa

The Presidency, Wendell Simlin and The Bomb Blast in Kano – Japheth Omojuwa
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Rest in peace to those we lost to bomb blasts yet again, this time in Kano. Coming a day after local government elections were held in Kano, this is one curious blast one cannot but raise some crucial questions on. Many realities suggest we are dealing with a force beyond just some unreasonable terrorists: most […]