Tag: IED

#AnambraDecides: Bomb Scare In Onitsha As Anambra Voters Elect Governor Today

Two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) have reportedly been discovered in Onitsha, Anambra state. The IEDs were said to have been found on Friday near a police station in Onitsha north local government area. The development is coming a few hours to the commencement of the state’s governorship election. “I was[Read More…]

In Maiduguri, Female Suicide Bombers Shot Dead

Maiduguri – The Borno Police Command said on Friday that three suspected female suicide bombers were shot dead by security agents after they tried to gain entry into Maiduguri to cause havoc. In a statement, Mr Victor Isuku, the spokesman of the command, said that the bombers were strapped with[Read More…]

Boko Haram Kills 27, Injures 62 In Fresh Monguno Attacks, Home Of Nigeria’s Nat’l Security Adviser

Twenty-seven persons were killed and 62 others injured during bomb attacks on Monguno, a town about 135 kilometres from Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State. A member of the youth vigilante group, Idris Baba, on Tuesday said that the Monguno attack happened at about the same time 117 persons were killed[Read More…]

Troops Discover Poles For IEDs, Boko Haram Supplier Arrested

Press Releases The Nigerian troops yesterday made startling discovery while combing and clearing terrorists in and around Dikwa, Borno State. During the painstaking operation, the troops discovered pile of street lamps poles cut into pieces by Boko Haram terrorists which they use in making Improvised Explosives Devices. In another development,[Read More…]

Troops Kill Suicide Bomber In Gombe

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) said a suicide bomber who rammed into a military check point in Bajoga, Gombe State on Tuesday failed to achieve his mission This information is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday by the Director of Defence Information, Maj.-Gen. Chris Olukolade. The statement said[Read More…]

Police Parades 13-Year-Old Suicide Bomber In Kano, Says Her Parents Volunteered Her

By Abang Mercy The Department of State Services and the Nigerian Police Wednesday afternoon paraded a 13 years old female suicide bomber arrested in the wake of attack on Kano textile market. The arrested female suicide bomber who identified herself as Zaharau claimed to be an indigene of Bauchi State[Read More…]

Nigerian Troops Maintain Air And Land Patrols To Secure Cleared Towns

Nigerian troops are currently conducting aggressive patrols in and around Garkida in Adamawa State after clearing the town of terrorists yesterday. A highly coordinated Air Force operation is backing the troop’s movement and operations in the mission area. Similar air and land patrols along with mop up operations are being[Read More…]

Bomb Explosion Kills 16 In Bauchi, 20 Injured

An early morning bomb blast in Azare, Bauchi State has killed 16 people and 20 critically injured. The blast occurred at a branch of the First Bank Plc in the town. The victims are said to have been at the bank to do transaction using the Automated Teller Machine (ATM)[Read More…]

10-year-old Girl Arrested With Explosives In Katsina

The Coordinator of National Information Centre, Mr Mike Omeri has said security forces stopped a car in Kano’s neighbouring state of Katsina today and arrested three suspected Boko Haram members. The group included one male and two girls, aged 18 and 10. The older two tried to flee, according to[Read More…]

B’Haram Takes Over As Security Operatives Ask Yobe Resident To Flee For Their Lives

Security operatives in Gujba local government area of Yobe State Tuesday advised residents to flee for their lives as Boko Haram gunmen who had on Monday night bombed part of a major bridge there returned to attack them again. LEADERSHIP’s Kareem Haruna  reports that a bridge in a town called Katarko[Read More…]