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UPDATE: DIG Haruna John, others die in helicopter crash

A police helicopter crashed and burst into flames in the central Nigerian city of Jos on Wednesday, killing four policemen on board, including a senior officer, authorities said. “Four police officers, including a (deputy inspector general, reportedly John Haruna), were killed,” police spokesman Yemi Ajayi told AFP. Government officials, emergency Continue Reading

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President Goodluck Jonathan Condemns the Attack at St. Finbarr’s Catholic Church, Jos.

President Jonathan conveys his sincerest and heartfelt commiserations to the families of the victims of the bomb attack on Sunday at the St. Finbarr’s Catholic, Jos as well as the entire congregation of the Church and the government and people of Plateau State. President Jonathan reiterates his Administration’s total condemnation of this and all other terrorist attacks on Continue Reading

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Nigerian Hostage deaths: Italian Government angry at UK and Nigeria over rescue bid

The family of Chris McManus said they were devastated by his death Italian politicians have complained that David Cameron did not consult Italy before approving a failed bid to rescue a Briton and Italian in Nigeria. Chris McManus and Franco Lamolinara, who were abducted last year, died as the rescue bid failed on Thursday. The UK prime Continue Reading

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