Tag: Bomb blast

Suicide Bomber Strikes In Maiduguri, ‘Killing 27?

Suspected suicide bombers have killed at least 27 people and wounded 83 in Maiduguri, capital of Borno state. Quoting sources, Reuters said the attack happened on Tuesday. A woman bomber reportedly blew herself up and killed 27 others at a market in Konduga, a village near Maiduguri. Two suicide bombers[Read More…]

Breaking: Bomb Blast Kills More Than 18 In Maiduguri

A blast has ripped through a convoy of vehicles in the outskirt of Maiduguri killing at least 18. The explosion went off this morning at Muna garage, which is not passable without a military escort, on the way to Gamboru Ngala. Trucks and vehicles conveying goods and passengers towards the[Read More…]

Breaking: At Least 22 Worshippers Killed In Maiduguri Bomb Blast

A bomb blast has killed at least 22 people in Mulai area of Maiduguri in Borno State, northeast Nigeria. The attack carried out by a suicide bomber also left several others injured. It occurred in a mosque during early morning prayers. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, but[Read More…]

Pius Adesanmi: Ten Notes On Respecting Nigerians After A Bomb Blast

1) I was waiting to read reports of the blasts in Adamawa and Maiduguri from proper sources before going public – lest the news be the latest pastries from the resourceful ovens of Scannews, Trentonline, Pointblank News and other rags from the Ministry of Sore Loserhood. 2) Credible news outlets[Read More…]

Two Female Suicide Bomber Kills 17 In Madagali Adamawa State

Two female suicide bombers have detonated a bomb in a market in Madagali, Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State killing 17 civilians while 44 injured. According to the Brigade Commander, 28 Task Force Brigade, Brigadier General Victor Ezugu, those injured have been evacuated to the 143 Rangers Battalion military[Read More…]

Just In: Yola Hit By Deadly Bomb Attack Along Busy Jimeta Bye-Pass

By Chris Nomjov Scores of people have been left injured, with few more feared dead, as a bomb went off at busy Jimeta bye-pass road at the Tashan Tippa area. Reports suggest the blast was carried out by a suicide bomber. Tonight’s blast at the Jimeta-Yola, bye-pass road, is the[Read More…]

Twin Bomb Blasts Kill 12 Worshippers In Gubio, Borno State

At least 12 worshipers have been killed in set of twin suicide attacks on a mosque in Borno State . According to eyewitness accounts, the two male suicide bombers, pretending to be mosque worshippers made their way into a mosque at 5:30am in Gubio town, the headquarters of Gubio local government[Read More…]

U.S. Government Condemns Abuja Multiple Bombing By B’Haram Terrorists

The United States Government has condemned Friday’s bomb blasts in Abuja, the Nigerian capital. A statement by the spokesman of the American Embassy in Abuja, Sean McIntosh, said the U.S. government strongly condemned the multiple explosions in the Nyanya and Kuje areas of Abuja on October 2, as well as[Read More…]

Pregnant Woman, Five Others Killed In Damaturu Twin Explosions

Six people, including two suspected suicide bombers, have died in two bomb explosions that occurred on Tuesday in Damaturu, Yobe State capital. Yobe Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Toyin Gbadegeshin, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria. Gbadegeshin said three others were in critical condition, while 40[Read More…]

Another Bomb Blast In Borno Leaves 7 Dead

By Chris Nomjov A total of seven people have been killed and eight others injured, as yet another explosion occurred in Maiduguri, Borno State capital, Wednesday night. This attack is the fifth by Boko Haram insurgents and second this week, since President Muhammadu Buhari assumed office on May 29, 2015.[Read More…]