Tag: Bombings

Why We Resumed Bombings of Oil Installations– Niger Delta Avengers

The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) on Sunday issued a statement as regards to why it resumed hostilities on oil facilities within the region. In a statement issued by the group’s spokesman, Mudoch Agbinibo, on its official website, the militant group said the continuous bombing was because the federal government refused[Read More…]

Another Suicide Attack Averted In Borno

The Nigerian Army on Saturday prevented another suicide bomb attack on Ummarari in Borno after intercepting a suspected bomber on his way to the community. This is contained in a statement signed by the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, in Maiduguri. “Troops of 7 Division Garrison, Forward[Read More…]

Cameroon Shuts Its Border With Nigeria After Series Of B’Haram Bombings

by VOA Cameroon has closed most of its northern markets on the border with Nigeria after a series of bomb attacks Monday left at least 35 people dead and 70 wounded in the town of Bodo. The country’s government spokesperson, Issa Tchiroma Bakary, said it was the 30th attack by[Read More…]

Militants Give Buhari Conditions To Stop Renewed Bombings Of Oil Installations In The Niger Delta

Top militant leaders, who have been causing havoc in the Niger Delta and major oil depots in the South-West, have laid out conditions under which they would stop the renewed bombing of oil installations and embrace peace. The militants told Vanguard in Abuja that they would only drop their arms[Read More…]

Buhari MAY Ban Hijabs

President Muhammadu Buhari says there is a possibility that his administration will ban the wearing of hijab in public places, in view of its widespread use in suicide bombing. Buhari said that Hijab will have to be banned if this (the use of girls clad in Hijab for bombing) continues.[Read More…]

Breaking: 26 Dead, 25 Injured As Bomb Explosion Hits Mosque In Maiduguri, Borno State

Many worshippers are feared dead in a bomb explosion in a mosque around Molai area of Maiduguri. Reports say 26 dead, 25 injured in bombing that totally destroys mosque in Maiduguri, Nigeria, according to Civilian Joint Task Force. The bomb went off when worshippers were observing their Magrib prayers. Residents[Read More…]

Aftermath Of The Maiduguri Bombings, Death Toll Hits 117

The death toll from a series of bomb blasts blamed on Boko Haram in Maiduguri in northeastern Nigeria has risen to at least 117, hospital sources said Tuesday, more than twice the official tally. A total of 72 dead were registered at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, while another[Read More…]

Military Checkpoints Resurface In Plateau After Boko Haram Bombing, Buhari Makes U-Turn

Military checkpoints in Plateau, which disappeared some weeks ago, have returned. NAN reports that the checkpoints had resurfaced in Jos, other towns, as well as major and rural roads in the state. It was also observed that joint security teams, comprising fierce-looking soldiers and policemen, conducted thorough searches on vehicles, forcing[Read More…]

Early Warning: Police Fortify Worship Centres, Ban Street Hawking In Abuja Over Terrorist Activities

In a bid to curtail the recent surge in terrorists activities in Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon E. Arase NPM, fdc has mandated State Command Commissioners of Police to strengthen security at all Mosques, Churches and other worship centers across the country. Adequate security[Read More…]

Redeemed Church Pastor, Several Others Killed As Suicide Bomber Attacks Potiskum

A suicide bomber has attacked a church in the restive northeastern Nigerian city of Potiskum, in Yobe state, killing at least five worshippers, a police officer and witness have said. <blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>At least fifteen people have been killed by a female suicide bomber who entered a church[Read More…]