Tag: Bomb explosion

Breaking: Explosion hits Lagos and Ogun border communities

Panic gripped residents of Lagos and Ogun border communities on Thursday following an explosion and massive fire. The explosion, which was heard as far as Harmony Estate and Obawole, Ogba, Iju in Lagos as well as Akute Ogun State, was said to have occurred around 3:30pm around Balogun Bus Stop[Read More…]

Bomb Explosion Rocks Katsina Village

The police in Katsina have commenced investigations into a suspected bomb explosion at Yammama village in Malumfashi Local Government Area of the state on Saturday. According to residents, six people have been feared killed and five others severely injured. But, in a statement released by spokesman Gambo Isah, the Katsina[Read More…]

‘Six Explosions’ Rock Maiduguri, Borno State Capital

Powerful multiple explosions were reported to have rocked Maiduguri, Borno state, on Tuesday night. NAN reports that at least six powerful explosions occurred between 10:45 and 11:00pm. About four explosives were said to have been detonated simultaneously while two other powerful sounds were also heard some 15 minutes later. Unlike[Read More…]

Suicide Bombers Attack UNIMAID Again

Three male suicide bombers have attacked the University of Maiduguri, UNIMAID again. The incident occurred on Thursday night when the suicide bombers strapped IEDs to their bodies and gained entry into the premises of the university, Channels TV reports. In an attempt to enter the female hostels, they were intercepted[Read More…]

Breaking: Multiple Bomb Blasts in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri

Four dead, 18 injured in multiple suicide attacks in Maiduguri At least four persons were confirmed dead including a pregnant women while 18 persons were injured when multiple suicide bombers attacks unofficial camp in Maiduguri this morning, police said. The incident occurred at unofficial camps and Muna  Dalti in Muna general[Read More…]

Again, Suicide Bombers Kill Mother, Children in Borno

Three suicide bombers have attacked ummarari Village in Jere Local Government of Borno State killing a mother, her two children and a member of Civilian JTF.The attack occured on Saturday’s night after Ishai Muslim prayers.The attack led to the death of the four victims while eight others were also injured. PRNigeria gathered that[Read More…]

Multiple Bomb Blast In Maiduguri— Officials Say

The Borno Police Command has confirmed three bombers lost their lives in multiple bombing explosions in Maiduguri on Friday. The Commissioner of Police Borno state, Mr. Damian Chuckwu stated this while addressing newsmen at the scene of the blasts in Maiduguri on Friday,  adding that no record of civilian casualties[Read More…]

Scores Killed As Explosion Rocks University of Maiduguri, Professor Killed

A bomb explosion has occurred in a mosque at the University of Maiduguri in Nigeria’s troubled northeastern state of Borno. Eyewitnesses accounts say that an explosion rocked the university during early morning while some students and staff of the university were observing prayer at 6:30 am. Security forces have been mobilized[Read More…]

Female Suicide Bombers ‘Hugged Victims Before Explosion’ – Eyewitness Accounts of Maiduguri Bombing

Witnesses in Kaleri suburb of Maiduguri, Borno State, where two female suicide bombers attacked and killed two persons on Sunday, said the attackers hugged the victims first before the bombs went off. Sources in the community, said the suicide bombers knocked on several doors begging for hot food or a[Read More…]

Hours After Buhari Declared Victory, Female Suicide Bombers Strike

Two female suicide bombers struck in Maiduguri, Borno state capital, in the early hours of Monday. Victor Isuku, spokesman of the Borno state police command, confirmed the incident. Only one of the attackers, a female, was said to have died in the latest attack, as the other was reportedly captured[Read More…]