Yushau Shuaib

By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 19th, 2013
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Lagos, Nigeria – With no official casualty figure from the authorities yet, Nigerian newspapers on Tuesday put the death toll from Monday evening’s suicide bomb attack at a popular bus park in the northern city of Kano at around 60. The papers, including the Vanguard, Leadership and Daily...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 2nd, 2012
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Gunmen opened fire in a student housing area near a polytechnic school in northeastern Nigeria on Tuesday, killing at least 26 people in an attack whose motives remained unclear, officials said. Details were still emerging of the attack in the early hours of Tuesday in the town of Mubi, with emergenc...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 30th, 2012
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(AP) — Officials say a bomb detonated in northern Nigeria near an Islamic boarding school, causing unknown casualties. Yushau Shuaib, a spokesman for Nigeria’s National Emergency Management Agency, said the bomb blew up Sunday morning in Zaria, a city in the far north of Kaduna state. Shuaib said the...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 9th, 2012
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Once again, three Nigerians have been killed in a needless death occasioned by the collapse of a building. It would be the umpteenth time that collapsed buildings will hurl hapless Nigerians into early graves. It has happened in many towns and cities across the country. It is sure to happen again. We...
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Jul 4th, 2012
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Abuja – An explosion went off on Tuesday at a shopping centre in the Nigerian capital Abuja, where an unexploded bomb was later discovered, rescue officials said. The first blast happened at about 21:00 at a shopping plaza in the city’s Wuse II district, spokesperson for the National Emer...
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Jun 23rd, 2012
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Abuja – A blast went off outside a nightclub in the Nigerian capital Abuja hours after the national security adviser and defence minister were sacked amid fears over spiralling violence in the country’s north. No casualties were reported in the explosion late Friday. Windows in the nightc...
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Jun 7th, 2012
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Lagos – A Nigerian airline whose airplane crashed in the country’s largest city, killing 153 on board and more on the ground, defended itself against growing public criticism, saying its own chief engineer died on the doomed flight. Francis Ogboro, an executive who oversees Dana Air, also...
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Jun 4th, 2012
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Lagos – Nigeria began three days of mourning on Monday after a plane carrying 153 people plunged into a residential area of Nigeria’s largest city of Lagos on Sunday, with all those aboard presumed dead. The plane, which was flying to Lagos from the capital Abuja, crashed near the airport...
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Jun 4th, 2012
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Nigerian emergency services pulled more bodies out of the still-smouldering, ash-covered wreckage of a plane on Monday that crashed in the commercial hub Lagos, killing all 153 people on board. President Goodluck Jonathan has declared three days of national mourning and ordered an investigation into ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 3rd, 2012
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LAGOS, Nigeria — A passenger plane carrying more than 150 people crashed in Nigeria’s largest city on Sunday, killing all passengers and crew aboard, an emergency official said. Several charred corpses could be seen in the rubble of a building damaged by the crash, as firefighters searched for surviv...