Tag: Bombing

US Secretary, Rex Tillerson Will Travel To Abuja

by Mercy Abang Secretary Rex Tillerson will travel to N’Djamena, Chad; Djibouti, Djibouti; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Nairobi, Kenya; and Abuja, Nigeria, March 6-13, 2018, on his first official trip to Africa, officials say. According to the statement issued by Heather Nauert, Spokesperson of the US State Department, Secretary Tillerson will[Read More…]

Nothing New: Borno Governor Says The Accidental Bombing of IDP Camp “Is As Old As Mankind”

The Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, said on Wednesday that though sad, the Tuesday accidental bombing of a civilian population in his state was not unique. The governor said several wars that shaped the history of mankind were not ended without cases of people dying, not from the bullets of[Read More…]

17 Injured, 2 Bombers Die In Maiduguri Failed Attack

Nigeria National Emergency Agency, NEMA has confirmed that only two persons who were the suicide bombers died in a botched attack in Maiduguri, Borno State on Sunday. The incident occurred close to the popular Monday Market in Maiduguri. “Nemesis has caught up with a male and a female suicide bombers[Read More…]

Alert: Military Warns Of Planned Nationwide Attacks By Boko Haram

The Defence Headquarters has raised the alarm over plan by members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect to attack various locations in different parts of the country, urging the military to take necessary proactive measures to avert any heinous acts. A statement signed by Col S. Sulaiman on behalf of[Read More…]

Suspected Militants Attack Shell Affiliated Pipeline In Delta As Govt Negotiate With The Agitators

Reports say suspected militants have blown up an oil pipeline operated by Shell around the village of Odimodi in Delta State. This attack comes as the Federal Government confirmed that it is holding talks with representatives of various militant groups in the Niger Delta, aimed at resolving the agitations of[Read More…]

Niger Delta Avengers Bomb NNPC’s Pipeline In Akwa Ibom

A Nigerian militant group Niger Delta Avengers claimed responsibility for a pipeline explosion on Sunday at Nsit-Ibom L.G.A in Nigeria’s Akwa Ibom state. The group said in a statement on their website that they blew up Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s gas pipeline at Nsit-Ibom on Sunday at 11:30 p.m. (bit.ly/2aEvTcm)[Read More…]

“Stop Arresting Innocent People” – Niger Delta Avengers To Nigerian Government

In a statement titled “Stop going after soft targets”, Avengers spokesperson Brig. Gen Mudoch Agbinibo debunks the report that the Operatives of the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS Delta) arrested and paraded suspected members of the Niger Delta Avengers. . The statement reads, “From media reports, it is clear Commodore Joseph[Read More…]

Breaking: Another Boko Haram Bomb Hits Maiduguri In Early Saturday Attacks

Three suicide bombers attacked a military check along Damboa road in Maiduguri, the Borno State on Saturday, killing four persons. According to eyewitness accounts, the attack which occurred about 8 a.m, close to the Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, office also left six persons injured. The blasts was reportedly targeted[Read More…]

Damaturu Blasts: Governor Gaidam Mourns Victims, Urges Security Agencies To Do More

Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has expressed his deepest condolences and sympathies to the families of victims of the suicide bombing attacks in Damaturu today in which 17 people lost their lives and 11 others injured. While praying for the repose of the souls of those killed, the Governor has ordered immediate[Read More…]

‘Buhari Plans To Bomb & Destroy The Niger Delta’ – Ijaw Youth Council

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) on Saturday, July 25, 2015, said that it had uncovered plans by President Muhammadu Buhari to send federal troops to invade the Niger Delta with Ijaw communities as the target. The IYC, in a statement by its spokesman, Eric Omare, said that information at its[Read More…]