Abuja-Kaduna train attack
Gunmen who attacked a train in northwest Nigeria in March have freed 11 of their hostages in return for the release of their own children, security sources told AFP on Sunday.
Dreaded Islamic group, Jama’ar Ansarul Muslimina fi Biladi Sudan, popularly known as, Ansaru has disassociated itself from the recent attack on Abuja-Kaduna train, saying that its mission was to defend Islam from Nigerian government.
Terrorists who, last week, threatened to kill passengers they abducted during the March 28, 2022 Abuja-Kaduna train attack have withdrawn the ultimatum.
Six of the 62 persons held by terrorists, following the March 28, 2022 attack on an Abuja-Kaduna train, have called on the Federal Government and international community to facilitate their release.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured families of those kidnapped by bandits in the ill-fated Abuja-Kaduna train service of March 28 that efforts were ongoing to ensure their safe return.
The Kaduna State government has approved the disbursement of N18 million to families of nine persons killed aboard the ill-fated Abuja-Kaduna train attacked by terrorists.
For a decade, northwest and central Nigeria have been ravaged by criminal gangs known as bandits who raid villages, kill and kidnap for ransom.
Unity Schools Old Students Association (USOSA) has condemned the gruesome attack on an Abuja-Kaduna train by bandits, which affected members of the association.
Members of Action Democratic Party, (ADP) have joined other Nigerians to condemn the recent terror attacks on Abuja-Kaduna bound train.
Despite several signs that the Abuja-Kaduna railway was susceptible to bandits attack and amid massive resources in loans and funds voted to revamp rail transportation across the country...
A former Nigerian senator has blamed the government for the Monday night attack on a passenger train. Shehu Sani, formerly of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) said the attack was "preventable". The train was travelling from Nigeria's capital city Abuja to Kaduna when a rail track was blown off and was attacked by terrorists.…