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1 hr ago | In-depth Africa

Soldiers, Shi'ite Muslims Clash in Zaria leaves Four Dead

At least four persons have been reported dead after the clash between soldiers and adherents of the Islamic Shiite Movement at Sabon Gari, in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna State today.

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3 hrs ago | WMDT

Nigeria arrests 1 connected to Kaduna bombings

Nigerian security forces are holding one man connected to the Wednesday double bombings in the northern city of Kaduna that targeted a former head of state and a prominent moderate Muslim cleric and killed at least 44 bystanders, according to a defense ministry statement on Friday.

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3 hrs ago | ABC News

Nigeria Arrests 1 Connected to Kaduna Bombings

Nigerian security forces are holding one man connected to the Wednesday double bombings in the northern city of Kaduna that targeted a former head of state and a prominent moderate Muslim cleric and killed at least 44 bystanders, according to a defense ministry statement on Friday.

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3 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Nigeria arrests 1 connected to Kaduna bombings

The Ohio State marching band is moving forward without its director; a day after he was fired they're performing with the Columbus Symphony in what's often considered the band's unofficial season kickoff.

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6 hrs ago | Vanguard

IG orders tight security in violence prone states

Forty-eight hours after the twin Kaduna Bomb blast nearly claimed the lives of former military head of state, General Mohammadu Buhari and Islamic Cleric, Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi, Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar has set up a high powered team to investigate the terrorist acts and ordered that security tightened in violence prone states.

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10 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Kaduna Bombing: IGP sets up high-powered investigation team

In a move that is clearly unusual since the country began to experience bomb attacks, authorities of Nigeria Police on Friday morning set up what it described as "a high powered team of season investigators," to investigate the two bombing incidents in Kaduna last Wednesday.

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12 hrs ago | Vanguard

IBB flays attack on Buhari, says this bloodletting must stop

Former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida, has condemned the attempt to kill his predecessor, General Muhammadu Buhari, describing the attack as portraying Nigeria as a terrorist nation.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

In-depth Africa

APC asks Jonathan to probe assassination attempt on Buhari

The All Progressives Congress demanded yesterday a probe of the botched suicide attempt on a former Head of State, Gen.

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In-depth Africa

Kaduna death toll hits 110 as bomber strikes in Kano

A bomb went off in Kano yesterday, 24 hours after the Kaduna twin explosions in which former Head of State Gen.

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SFGate

News of the day From Across the Globe, July 24

Al-Maliki has for weeks been resisting growing pressure for him to step aside, including from former Shiite political allies and from Iraq's top Shiite spiritual authority.

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Reuters

UPDATE 2-Bomb hidden in fridge kills 1, wounds 8 in bus park in Nigeria's Kano

A bomb hidden in a refrigerator killed one and wounded eight at a crowded bus park in northern Nigeria's biggest city of Kano on Thursday, police said.

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In-depth Africa

Mr. Djinnit condemns the renewal of heinous attacks in Nigeria

DAKAR, Sngal, July 24, 2014/African Press Organization / - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for West Africa and High Representative of the UN Secretary-General to Nigeria, Mr. Said Djinnit, strongly condemns the killing of civilians perpetrated over the week-end and yesterday reportedly by the Boko Haram group in the town of ... (more)

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In-depth Africa

Nigeria turning into theatre of bloodshed - JNI

The apex Islamic body in Northern Nigeria, Jama'atu Nasril Islam has condemned the explosions that killed scores in Kaduna on Wednesday, lamenting that Nigeria is becoming a theatre of bloodshed.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Nigerian President Condemns Kaduna Twin Blasts

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has condemned Wednesday's twin bomb blasts in northern state of Kaduna that left more than 70 people dead and several others injured.

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

World Briefs: Blasts kill 82 in Nigeria

At least 82 people were killed on Wednesday in two suicide bombings in the north Nigerian city of Kaduna, one aimed at opposition leader and ex-president Muhammadu Buhari and another at a moderate Muslim cleric about to lead a crowd in prayer.

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Jawa Report

Meanwhile in Nigeria, Islamists Bomb Muslims for Not Being the Right...

Meanwhile in Nigeria, Islamists Bomb Muslims for Not Being the Right Kind of Muslims -- No Riots, Protests, Calls for Boycotts Ensue The first bomb detonated around noon, from a car parked in the city of Kaduna, two kilometers outside a gathering of Muslims celebrating Ramadan, said Mike Omeri, the coordinator of Nigeria's National Information ... (more)

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Vanguard

Kaduna Bombing: Jonathan thanks God Almighty for sparing Buhari's lives

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan condemns the bombings in Kaduna today which appeared to have targeted former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari and prominent Islamic Cleric, Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi.

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Los Angeles Times

Dozens killed in twin blasts in Nigeria

Nigerian police survey the scene of a bomb blast in the northern city of Kaduna, Nigeria, on Wednesday.

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KWQC-TV Davenport

2 bombs kill at least 39 in Kaduna, north Nigeria

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In-depth Africa

Twin bomb blasts rock Kaduna, 39 dead confirmed dead

The explosions started at Alkali by Isa Kaita Road when a suspected suicide bomber on a motorcycle believed to be trailing famous Islamic Scholar, Sheik Dahiru Bauchi exploded with the bomb.

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