Tag: bombs

Boko Haram Fighters Attempt To Overrun The City

Three powerful bomb explosions and heavy gunfire were heard around Maiduguri city late Thursday evening, sending many residents into panic. Sahara-Reporters sources say heavily armed Boko Haram fighters around attempted to attack Maiduguri through the newly constructed Customs House where IDPs from Mafa LGA are being camped but were stopped[Read More…]

Just In: Again, Militants Attack Chevron Facility In Warri

Chevron Nigeria Limited, CNL, Makaraba line in Warri South West local government area already shutdown by militants attacks in Delta state was reportedly hit by more explosions in the early hours of Friday. Unknown persons, a source told Vanguard Newspaper, detonated another explosive on the oil Well 10 on the Makaraba[Read More…]

Look At The 13-Year-Old Girl Wearing Explosives Packed Vest Arrested In Kano

Nigerian police arrested a 13-year-old girl wearing an explosives-packed vest in the northern city of Kano hours after an attack by two female suicide bombers, a security source and a witness said Thursday. The girl was arrested after she and a male accomplice walked into a clinic seeking medical treatment.[Read More…]

Recommended Reading: Safety Measures For Nigerians Against Bomb Explosion

While attack is on here are some safety tips by the PR Nigeria:   1.       Be calm. You are the only one who can help yourself. 2.       Lay flat. Most explosives used by suicide bombers are designed to burst in a flower bouquet pattern to throw the shrapnel horizontally between two and six[Read More…]

Elnathan John: Taking Back Power From God

  Sometimes when I want to write satire, things happen which make it impossible. Nigeria is living, breathing satire and all one needs to be filled with both laughter and incredulity is to read news coming out of Nigeria. Other times one is just too sad to use any humour[Read More…]

Nigerian Soldiers Search Speaker Aminu Tambuwal’s Car For Bombs

Nigerian soldiers on Monday searched the car to the speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, in Kaduna. The soldiers insisted they must search his car before allowing him entry into the venue of an event he was billed to be the key speaker at an event organised by[Read More…]

Femi Aribisala: We Are All Boko Haram

  We are Nigerians, but we hate Nigeria. We are Nigerians, but we see nothing good in Nigeria. I was fifteen years old when the civil war broke out in Nigeria. Although we were living in Ibadan in the South-west at the time, my sympathies were totally and unequivocally with[Read More…]

Nigerian Police Disable Three Unexploded Bombs At The Scene Of The Nyanya Blast

NAN The police on Friday confirmed that its officials disabled three unexploded improvised explosive devices, IEDs, at the scene of the May 1 explosion in Nyanya, Abuja. The explosion caused the death of at least 19 people while about 60 others were injured. While addressing journalists on Friday at a[Read More…]

B’Haram Recruits Citizens Of Niger, Cameroon & Chad, Pay N500,000+ Should Their Bombs Kill More

By BBC Boko Haram recruits members, not just from Nigeria, Cameroon and Chad, it also gets recruits from Niger Republic who it pays N500, 000. However, their pay is raised should their bombs kill more people in Nigeria, the BBC has said. The teens, when they are enlisted, are given[Read More…]

Okey Ndibe: A Letter To President Jonathan From The Grave

Dear President Jonathan: We, the more than 200 victims of Boko Haram’s latest savage bomb attacks, feel we must write to you from beyond the grave. Our simple message is summed up in the phrase: Enough is enough. As you know, we were dispatched to our sudden death by the[Read More…]