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Members of the Presidential Committee on Dialogue and Peaceful Resolution of Security Challenges in the North heard today in Kano that compensation has yet to be paid to the families of the 40 officers killed in a Boko Haram attack on January 20, 2012.
A total of 192 persons, including security personnel from the Department of State Security Services (DSS), Immigration and Customs, were killed.
VIDEO: Presidential Address By President Goodluck Jonathan On The Declaration Of A State Of Emergency In Borno, Yobe And Adamawa States
1. It has become necessary for me to address you on the recent spate of terrorist activities and protracted security challenges in some parts of the country, particularly in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Gombe, Bauchi, Kano, Plateau and most recently Bayelsa, Taraba, Benue and Nasarawa states. These unfortunate events have led to needless loss of lives and property of many innocent Nigerians including members of our security forces.
Engendering Progressive Politics In Nigeria: Checklist Of A Hard Road Traveler By Salihu Moh. Lukman
As one reflect on those formative years of human hood, it is quite tragic that Zaria (and by extension all our old cities such as Kano, Ibadan, Maiduguri, Enugu, Benin, etc.) have lost those attractions that used to characterise city life.
In Kano, JTF Discovers Three ‘Bomb Factories,’ Arrests Nine
Security operatives in Kano say they have discovered three suspected bomb factories in Sharada, Gaida Ajawa on the Eastern Bye-pass and Mariri, and impounded a large consignment of arms and ammunition. Three members of the Islamic Extremist group were arrested.
Politics of ‘Ghosts’ and Ghosts(1)
Following the recent tragic Kano bombing, I have been in a sombre and reflective mood. I have been wondering how such atrocious incidents have become commonplace in our environment, when did our polity become so accustomed to these peculiar tragedies.
Nigeria’s Security Forces Scrambling To Tackle Boko Haram’s Planned Attacks In Kaduna
The development follows the horrendous bombing in Kano on Monday which ravaged a public bus terminus. About six luxury buses loading Eastern Nigeria bound passengers were destroyed in that attack. The police in Kano yesterday confirmed that 22 people died in the incident, while 65 were injured.
Kano Bomb Blast: 22 Dead, 65 Injured - Police
The Kano state Police command has disclosed that 22 people died while 65 were injured in yesterday’s two suicide bomb attacks in a motor park which resulted in the burning of five buses.
Press Release: President Jonathan Condemns Bomb Blasts In Kano
President Jonathan reassured Nigerians and foreigners in the country that the Nigerian Government will continue to do all that is required to ensure the safety of lives and property, including continued collaboration with local and international partners and stakeholders to check the menace of terrorism.
Twenty Confirmed Killed In Kano Motor Park Blast
At least twenty people were confirmed killed in a bomb explosion today in New Road Motor Park in the predominantly christian neighborhood of Sabon Gari in Kano. SaharaReporters learned this information from an anonymous military source.