Former Nigerian presidential aide, Reno Omokri has once again spoken. This time around, the outspoken Nigerian activist took to one of his social media pages and gave his own opinion regarding the presence of tight security around Nnamdi Kanu during his trial today and, there was none on ground to repel the attack on a Kaduna-Abuja bound train yesterday.
The FG Has Entered Its Denial Mode, Saying It Was Vandals That Damaged The Train, Not Bandits-Bulama
A well known political analyst, Bulama Bukarti has dragged the federal government after the FG reportedly claimed that the Kaduna-Abuja train was damaged by vandals and not bandits. According to a tweet he made on his verified twitter handle, he made it known that one Abuja-Kaduna train was damaged, but the federal government has already entered its denial mode, saying that it was vandals that damaged the train, not bandits.
Ace Nigerian Journalist, Babajide Kolade Otitoju, has spoken about the incident that recently took place on the Abuja-Kaduna rail tracks. During his interview on TVC News, Babajide analysed the incident while pointing out some possibilities. He also addressed the speculations of terrorist involvement in the event.
Several news media houses across Nigeria have gathered reports concerning a destruction of properties belonging to the federal government of Nigeria. According to reports, the destroyed properties were a train which was bombed and some parts of the Abuja-Kaduna rail track. In this article, we shall be looking at reasons why the armed bandits behind the destruction of Abuja-Kaduna rail should not go unpunished.
Video: See how the NAF Aircraft provided cover for Abuja-Kaduna train days after bandits attacked it
A video has emerged showing how the Nigerian Air Force aircraft was carrying out surveillance on the Abuja-Kaduna train which was allegedly recently attacked. According to the video, an aircraft was seen flying overhead the Abuja-Kaduna train which can be seen moving through its railroad to an unidentified destination.
There is no doubt, having watched the video of that Abuja-Kaduna rail track attack, that was as a result of a planted explosive on the rail track. It can be deduced that the attack was not in one spot. There are about 2 or 3 points on that rail line where the effect of the explosive is apparent.
The bombing of the Abuja-Kaduna rail line by criminals suspected to be vandals is a very sad one. PMB, El-Rufai, and the management of NRC must not take this lightly. There mustn't be a reoccurrence because it's a known fact that we are hardly proactive when it comes to matters of national security.
The dreadful activities of insurgents on innocent citizens is really unbecoming. One of the recent cases is the terrible attack on Abuja-Kaduna Train, on thursday early morning after the eid maulud break. SOURCE: Sahara Reporters According to Sahara Reporters, the security formation in the area were blamed for the attack for failing to stop them despite having a pre-information two days before the attack.
The terrible activities of different kinds of insurgents have really caused unrest in the nation. More frequently, we record series of attacks from different parts of the country and that's really disheartening. One of the recent attack, is that of the Abuja-Kaduna train. Reports from Sahara Reporters, revealed that the armed bandits had attacked the train a night before the incidence happened.
This recent report that there was an attack on the Abuja-Kaduna trail track is highly condemnable. According to media reports, it was alleged that bandits were responsible for the attack on the train along the Abuja-Kaduna railway. Photo Credit: Punch Newspaper Recall that these bandits before now have terrorized most states in the northwestern region of the country.
Following the recent attack on Abuja-Kaduna Train, below is the brave train driver, who maneuvered the Abuja- Kaduna train terminus, despite the bullets and shock of bombs blast. Mr. Yusuf is definitely one of the bravest and most efficient train driver of the Nigerian railway corporation.
All services on the Abuja-Kaduna route has been stopped by the Nigeria Railway Corporation because of the blast on the train track around Rijana and Dutse in Kaduna State on Wednesday. The managing Director, NRC, Fidet Okhiria, who confirmed the blast, said that services on the route had to be halted in order to carry out thorough investigations on the matter.
The former senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani was on Wednesday night in a train that was set from Kaduna to Abuja when Bandits used explosives to blow up the rail tracks and then opened fire immediately on the tank and the driver.Under heavy fire, the driver struggled to reach the nearby Rigasa Station.
Due to frequent attacks around Kaduna-Abuja roads, some working-class Nigerians have decided to travel by train because it's the most secure means of travelling. A sad report from officials of NRC came out today and it was about what allegedly happened to a rail track yesterday 20th October 2021.
On Wednesday night, suspected gunmen exploded explosives on the Abuja-Kaduna rail link, disrupting train services. Shehu Sani, the senator who represented Kaduna Central in the eighth Senate, said they spotted the bandits who assaulted them on Wednesday evening looking at the train after the explosion in an interview with Voice of America (VOA) Hausa.
A passenger who witnessed the recent incident on the Abuja-Kaduna rail tracks, Mr Garba Mohammed, recently gave an account of the incident during an interview. However, Garba's account of the incident has since raised some concerns regarding the circumstances of the event. You may have heard that some parts of the Abuja-Kaduna rail tracks were recently damaged.
The managing director of Nigeria Railways Cooperation, Fidet Okhiria said that the attack on Abuja-kaduna train is not "act of vandalism". He is hoping that train services across the country will resume Friday or Saturday just oneday after he announced suspension due to security concerns. It was gathered that NRC made suspension announcement on their website on Thursday afternoon, after unknown people attacked train that was traveling from Kaduna to Abuja on Wednesday.
The bandit attack on the Kaduna-Abuja standard guage rail track, has continued to elicit reactions across the polity. And it was reported that the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), has suspended activities along that corridor. TVC News current affairs program 'Journalists Hangout', discussed the development.
Attack on Abuja-Kaduna Train; "Nigeria is a Failed State Pretending to Be a Normal Country" -Moghalu
Nigerian political economist, author and lawyer Kingsley Chinedu Moghalu, has lashed out at leadership of the country and security networks, for failing to prevent the bandits attack on Abuja-Kaduna train despite having previous knowledge of the planned attack. The former presidential candidate and 2023 presidential aspirant, said Nigeria is a failed state and not a normal country.
It was reported on the PUNCH that the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) has stopped services on the Abuja-Kaduna route following allegations that a part of the train track was bombed by bandits. This is not the first time we are hearing of an attack on the train.