Tag: al-Shabaab

Families Of Garissa University College Attack Receive Personal Letters From Kenya President

by Veronica Abang The President of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta, has hereby written a letter to each family who lost relatives in massacre carried out by the Islamist militants. NewsWireNGR recalls that On 2 April 2015, gunmen stormed the Garissa University College in Garissa, Kenya, killing at least 150 people,and injuring[Read More…]

al-Shabab Gunman Abdirahim Abdullahi Identified As Son Of Kenyan Govt Official Involved In Garrisa Killings

by Musa Abdullahi & Agency Reports Kenya’s government has identified one of the al-Shabab gunmen responsible for killing nearly 150 people in a brutal attack at a university on Thursday as the son of a Kenyan government official. Kenya’s interior ministry spokesman Mwenda Njoka said the gunman, named as Abdirahim[Read More…]

“If You Were A Christian, You Were Shot On The Spot” Eyewitness Accounts Of The Kenyan University Killings

by Musa Abdullahi & Agency Reports “We sorted people out and released the Muslims,” Sheikh Abdiasis Abu Musab, al-Shabaab’s military operations spokesman, told Reuters. One student, Collins Wetangula, told the AP that when the militants entered his hostel he could hear them opening doors and asking if the people inside were Muslims[Read More…]

President Jonathan Condemns Kenyan University Attack, Expresses Solidarity With Kenya In Fight Against Terrorism

By Chris Nomjov Following the attack by terrorist group, al-Shabaab, yesterday on Garissa University, Kenya that left 147 people and several others injured; the Presidency has condemned the attack and expressed heartfelt condolences with the government and people of Kenya. This was contained in a press release, signed by Presidential[Read More…]

UPDATE: 147 Killed In #GarissaAttack In Kenya; Siege Over As Four Terrorists Are Killed

By Chris Nomjov It’s been a dark day for the people of Kenya as the death toll in the Thursday morning attack on Garissa University, in northeastern Kenya, by Somali insurgents, al-Shabaab has risen to 147 and the siege has ended, the country’s disaster response agency said. “UPDATE: 147 fatalities[Read More…]

Breaking: 14 Killed And Many Injured As Islamist Group, Al-Shabaab Attack Garissa University In Kenya

By Chris Nomjov A large number of gunmen, believed to be Islamist militants, al-Shabaab have killed at least 14 people on Thursday when they stormed a university campus near Kenya’s border with Somalia, taking Christian students hostage and battling security forces over several hours. Police and soldiers surrounded and sealed[Read More…]

Femi Fani-Kayode: Like ISIS, Like Boko Haram

”We can forgive the Arabs for killing our chldren. We cannot forgive them for forcing us to kill their children. We will only have peace with the Arabs when they love their children more than they hate us”- Golda Meir, Prime Minister of Israel, United Nations General Assembly, 1972. As[Read More…]

British International Terrorist, ‘White Widow’ Linked With Nyanya Blast

More than 48 hours after the terrifying bomb attacks on Nyanya, a suburb of Abuja, no group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet. However, reports making rounds has it that a British international terrorist, Samantha Lewthwaite popularly known as ‘white widow’ may have been the person behind the attack.[Read More…]