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August 14, 2018

Boko Haram welcomes Buhari with more Bomb Blasts

  The speculations in several quarters that the election of Muhammadu Buhari, a Muslim, as the new President of Nigeria, would appease Boko Haram Islamic terrorists, do not seem to hold water. After President Buhari was inaugurated in Abuja, May 29, the fundamentalists ushered him in with a bomb blast along Gomari Airport Ward of Maiduguri, killing 11 people. Media reports show that the next day, May 30, the Islamists attacked a mosque along the popular Yan Kwali area of Maiduguri, killing unspecified number of people. At least seven people died and 12 injured hours before Buhari’s inauguration on May…

IFEANYICHUKWU – Youth with a mission

He narrowly escaped death in the Madalla Bomb blast on Christmas eve of 2011, when the terrorist Boko Haram blew up scores of innocent people at a Catholic church on the outskirts of Abuja. Stanley Ifeanyichukwu Onuoha was there. His mission was to pray to the Creator and, afterwards, sell his books to the few Nigerians who still believe in reading or can afford to buy. But the struggling writer was unaware that he was standing at death’s door.   Some dare-devils ha d plotted to take him and scores of other worshipers down. “I left my books with a woman…