Bauchi State

By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 31st, 2014
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PRESS RELEASE MARCH 31, 2014 The contentious issue of adoption of acceptable voting pattern at the on-going National Conference in Abuja was on Monday resolved when the Chairman of the Conference, retired Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi (CJN rtd), announced the outcome of the negotiation involving 50 sele...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 31st, 2014
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Nigeria: War crimes and crimes against humanity as violence escalates in North East ·     More than 1,500 people killed in first three months of 2014 ·     Situation in North-East Nigeria has escalated into a non-international armed conflict ·     Amnesty International documents pattern of killings b...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 13th, 2014
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Gambo Abubakar Sir, I write on behalf of the Zonal Secretariat of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Zone “A” to bring to your attention the unholy and unsavoury attempts by One Prince Mohammed Sani Hassan aka “Last Don” the self-acclaimed SSA on students to Governor of Bauchi State eff...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 23rd, 2013
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By Tosin Adeonigbabe, IndepthAfrica A girl and a police officer perished in an attack in northern Nigeria Monday which the military attributed to the Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram. The attack at the house of a Islamic cleric in Darazo, Bauchi state, was the first caused by the extremist separat...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 11th, 2013
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A Nigerian Islamist group that killed seven foreign hostages it had been holding since February has posted a video of their bodies on the Internet. Italian and Greek authorities confirmed on Sunday that a British, an Italian, a Greek and four Lebanese construction workers abducted in northern Nigeria...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 18th, 2013
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Abuja: An explosion in Nigeria’s commercial hub of Lagos killed a man and injured another on Monday sparking fears of violence spreading to the south of the country. The blast that occurred under a bridge, killed a sand dredger while a policeman was injured. Police at the scene of the incident ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 17th, 2013
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Gunmen have stormed the compound of a Lebanese construction company in northern Nigeria, killing a guard and kidnapping seven foreign workers. Those abducted include a Briton, an Italian, a Greek and four Lebanese. The kidnapping ranks as the biggest of its kind in Nigeria since an insurgency by Isla...
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Nov 7th, 2012
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By Akukwe Obinna There is no doubt that political thuggery is the root cause of escalation of Boko Haram terrorism. Recently the terrorist group gave conditions for ceasefire and talks with the Nigerian Government . Part of the conditions, according to their spokesman, Abu Ibn Abdulaziz, who spoke to...
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Sep 18th, 2012
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Suspected members of Boko Haram killed the attorney general of the state of Borno in northeastern Nigeria overnight, authorities said on Tuesday, a day after a security source said the military had killed the Islamist sect’s spokesman. Unknown attackers on Monday also shot dead the former contr...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 23rd, 2012
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Kano – A bomb blast in restive northern Nigeria killed a 10-year-old boy and wounded 10 others on Sunday, police said, in an area repeatedly targeted by a radical Islamist group. The explosion went off at about 18:30 in Bauchi city’s Tundunwadan Dan-iya area, a neighbourhood known for its...