Tag Archives: Abuja

BREAKING: Gunmen attack and ‘abduct’ residents in Abuja community.

Gunmen are reported to have raided Tunga Maji, a suburb of Abuja, early Thursday, kidnapping an unspecified number of residents, PREMIUM TIMES reports. A resident of the community was reported to have said that 20 people were kidnapped after prolonged shooting. However, no official reports have confirmed the incidence of figures of casualties or kidnapped persons. When contacted, a police

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Boko Haram Attack: Nigerian military assures Abuja, Kogi, Nasarawa residents of safety

The Nigerian military has assured residents of Abuja and its environs of safety and protection from any impending attack by the Boko Haram terrorists. This statement came in response to a controversial memo, “purportedly signed by the Comptroller, Enforcement of the Nigeria Customs Service headquarters, H.A Sabo, disclosing that the terrorist group has camped in five prominent locations in Abuja

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APC Crisis: Buhari’s Intervention Throws More Confusion

President Muhammadu Buhari’s stance to throw his weight behind Chief Victor Giadom as the National Party Leader has fuelled more confusion among various factions in the crisis-ridden All Progressives Congress, APC. The President approved the National Executive Council, NEC, meeting summoned by the court-recognized Acting National Chairman, Mr. Giadom, and promised to attend the meeting billed for today. However, the

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I’m Only Answerable To the President – Gambari

The new Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, said yesterday that by virtue of his duty, he is only answerable to President Muhammadu Buhari and not the public. Gambari stated this yesterday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, during a brief chat with State House reporters. Nigeria’s former Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN), 1990 to 1999,

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