Tag: Nyanya Bomb Blast

Nigerian Court Frees Suspected Mastermind Of Nyanya Bombing That Killed 88 At A Bus Park

A federal court in Abuja has freed Aminu Oguche, the suspected mastermind of the Nyanya bomb attack in Abuja, the News Agency of Nigeria has reported. The court struck out a two-count terrorism charge against Mr. Ogwuche on Monday, after months of trial for the April 2014 attack which killed[Read More…]

Sudan Denies Nigeria Extradition Of Abuja Bomb Blast Suspect

The extradition of the mastermind of the April 14, 2014, bombings of Nyanya-Abuja Motor Park that claimed the lives of about 100 people, Aminu-Sadiq Ogwuche might take longer than expected. Saturday Vanguard reports that the Sudanese government have refused to cooperate with the Nigerian officials in their effort to extradite the[Read More…]

Nyanya Blast Update:19 Persons Dead And 66 Others With Varying Degrees Of Injuries – Police

By Abang Mercy Following the unfortunate bomb blast which took place about 7:15pm on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Nyanya, a suburb at Federal Capital Abuja, the blast left 19 persons dead and 66 others with varying degrees of injuries according the Frank Mba, the Police Force Public Relations Officer.[Read More…]

Masterminds Of Nyanya Bomb Blast Must Pay For Their Actions- Jonathan Assures Nigerians

At the fourth presidential national prayer breakfast held inside the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan was talking though against perpetrators of the Nyanya bomb explosion. The President said all those who took part in the recent  Abuja explosion that left about 86 persons dead must[Read More…]

Gen. Muhammadu Buhari: Nyanya Bomb Blast And The Fight Against Terrorism In Nigeria

Written by Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR Sinister terror and hatred have again reached from the shadows to steal the lives of innocent Nigerians. In Nyanya, seventy-two people were killed by a car bomb. Hundreds more were injured in the devastation. Their killings served no purpose except for those who exalt[Read More…]

You Must Find Perpetrators Of The Nyanya Bomb Blast – APC Governors To Jonathan

NAN The All Progressives Congress Governors Forum (APCGF), on Wednesday appealed to President Goodluck Jonathan to intensify effort to fish out the perpetrators of the Nyanya bomb blast. The Chairman of the Forum, Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo, made the call when the he led his colleagues on a visit[Read More…]

Jonathan Erred By Not Showing Enough Sympathy For The Victims Of Monday’s Blast – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said President Goodluck Jonathan is exhibiting the traits of an insensitive and utterly hardhearted leader by returning to his illegal campaign trail, barely 24 hours after 75 of his compatriots died in a bomb blast in Abuja, and as news broke that 200 school[Read More…]

Ene Abah: What I Saw At The Nyanya Bomb Blast, As I Drove, My Hands Were Shaking

By Ene Abah On Monday, 14th April 2014, my sister and I set out to work in the city centre of Abuja. We live about 15km away from the city centre so we have to pass daily by Nyanya which is about 12km away from the city centre. We were[Read More…]

Group Alleges B’Haram Targeted Christians Traveling For Easter Holidays, Condemns Nyanya Bombing

The Christian Association of Nigerian-Americans, CANAN, say the Nyanya Bomb blast was meant to kill Christians especially as the world entered into the Passion Week leading to the Resurrection Sunday, Easter celebrations. The group say the 16 luxury buses and 24 mini-buses had intending passengers to be transported people to[Read More…]

US, UK Condemn ‘Senseless’ Nigeria Bombing

The United States of America, USA and Britain, yesterday, condemned the bomb attack on a packed bus station in Abuja and called for a full investigation. British Foreign Secretary, Mr William Hague, who condemned the bomb attack, in a statement in Abuja, said: “I was deeply saddened to hear of[Read More…]