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2014-04-16 Military Frees Most Abducted Students, Eight Missing
[Premium Times]The Nigerian military has confirmed that it has freed majority of the 129 female students of the Government Girls' Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State.

2014-04-16 Race to Find 200 Abducted Girls
[Daily Trust]Nigerians were still in a daze following the blast at a motor park on Abuja city outskirts that claimed dozens of lives when news filtered in yesterday about yet another outrage committed by suspected Boko Haram insurgents.

2014-04-16 Boko Haram Kills Borno Monarch, 19 Others in Fresh Attacks
[Premium Times]About 20 villagers including a monarch were killed after gunmen, suspected to be Boko Haram terrorists, attacked two villages in different parts of Borno state on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, security sources and witnesses said.

2014-04-16 How Some Abducted Girls Escaped
[Daily Trust]A student who managed to escape from the gun men that abducted about 200 students in Borno state revealed how some of them freed themselves.

2014-04-16 Borno Govt. Offers N50million On Credible Information About Abducted School Girls
[Daily Trust]Gov Kashim Shettima of Borno State today promised to give N50 million to any individual or group that would volunteer credible information on the whereabouts of over 100 girls abducted at GGSS Chibok on Monday.

2014-04-16 Abuja Explosion - Survivors Narrate Experience
[Premium Times]When Oyebuchi Chigozie arrived the Nyanya motor park at about 6.00 a.m. on Monday, he thought his daily routine would continue. He would board a bus from the park to Garki, Area 11 to resume sales at his electronics shop.

2014-04-16 1,000 Dead in Communal Violence
[VOA]While attacks by the militant group Boko Haram have killed many people in northern Nigeria, communal violence is also taking a toll. The group Human Rights Watch saID since December more than one thousand people have been killed in five northern states.

2014-04-16 Abuja Blast Impacts Lives, Livelihoods
[VOA]Abuja -In the aftermath of the worst terrorist attack on the Nigerian capital since an insurgency began in 2009, survivors say they escaped with their lives but lost everything else. Officials say they are looking at ways to help the bombing victims and boosting security ahead of the World Economic Forum for Africa to be held in Nigeria next month.

2014-04-16 Groups Condemn Abuja Explosion, Abduction of Girls in Borno
[Premium Times]Two women advocacy groups have condemned the continued terror attacks on Nigerians and called on the federal government to live up to her responsibility of protecting lives and properties of the citizens.

2014-04-16 15 Feared Killed in Fresh Violence in Wukari, Taraba
[Premium Times]About fifteen persons were killed in a fresh round of violence in Wukari Town of Taraba State while several property were also destroyed, residents have said.

2014-04-16 Gunmen Abduct At Least 100 Girls From School
[VOA]Unidentified gunmen have kidnapped at least 100 girls from a school in northeastern Nigeria.

2014-04-16 24 Hours After Abuja Blast - Gunmen Abduct 100 School Girls in Borno
[Vanguard]Less then 24 hours after the Boko Haram terrorists bombed the Nyanya bus terminus in Abuja, killing more than 100 innocent Nigerians, some unidentified gunmen suspected to be members of the terrorist organisation again abducted more than 100 female students from a Government Girls Secondary School, GGSS, in Borno State.

2014-04-16 Abuja Bomb Blast - 'We Saw Our Brother Burning'
[Vanguard]Forty-eight hours after the bomb blast at Nyanya motor park, an outskirts of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja, the whereabouts of a 20‑year-old recharge card seller at the park, Isa Nuhu, is yet to be known despite the fact that one of the family members saw his body burning at the scene of the incident.

2014-04-16 Kwankwaso Is a Fraudster - - Jonathan
[Vanguard]President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday in Kano at a PDP rally described Kano State governor, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, as a fraudster for embezzling allowances meant for party delegates during the 2010 PDP Presidential primaries.

2014-04-16 Osun PDP, APC Trade Words Over Planned Mayhem
[Vanguard]Osogbo -THE ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in Osun State and the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday traded words over alleged plot to assassinate an unnamed governorship aspirant before the August 9 election in the state.

2014-04-16 Day After Abuja Blast - Please, Allow Me Search for My Sister's Remains, Man Begs
[Vanguard]Abuja -TWENTY FOUR hours after a carefully planted bomb went off, killing no fewer than 100 people and leaving over 176 others with various degrees of injuries, Nyanya Motor Park, the scene of the incidence has turned into a 'Mecca' of sort, as people troop out to visit the area.

2014-04-16 Usher's Twin Brother Discovered in Nigeria?
[Leadership]There is nothing as shocking as a striking resemblance of an international act and performer like Usher Raymond.

2014-04-16 Tiwa Savage Becomes Maggi Ambassador
[Leadership]First lady of Marvin Records, Tiwa Savage, must be in high spirits now as her financial muscle expands.

2014-04-16 Jonathan, Kwankwaso in War of Words Over Campaign Funds
[Leadership]President Goodluck Jonathan has accused Kano State governor Rabiu Kwankwaso of withholding the campaign funds meant for Kano State delegates during the PDP presidential primary in 2011.

2014-04-16 Bomb Scare At NASS, Federal Secretariat in Abuja
[Leadership]Barely a day after the bomb blast at the Nyanya Motor Park that claimed many lives, workers at the Federal Secretariat in Abuja, yesterday abandoned their offices at about 3:30pm when an alarm was raised of a suspected bomb attack by an unknown group.

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