Tag: improvised explosive devices

DSS Arrests Top Boko Haram Commander, 20 Others In Kano

KANO – A sting operation by DSS in Kano Sunday led to the arrest of top Boko Haram commander, and 20 others suspects. The Director, Kano local office of DSS, Alhassan Muhammad told reporters in Kano that the 48 hours operation neutralized what would have been a bloody Eid Fitr[Read More…]

Kano Explosion, IGP Warns Nigerians Not To Take Laws Into Their Hands

Today 17/9/2014 at about 1530hrs, two armed men detonated Improvised Explosive devices at the lecture Hall of Federal College of Education, Zaria Road, Kano. Thereafter, they began sporadic shooting outside the premises. Police team from a nearby Tactical Operations Point responded and shot dead the two (2) insurgents. Their AK[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…]

Security Alert!! Terrorists Plan To Bomb Abuja Motor Park

The Police Headquarters in Abuja has alerted Nigerians over a plot by terrorists to launch “attacks on the Abuja transport sector.” Force Public Relations Office, ACP Frank Mba in a statement on Saturday that “Credible intelligence reports at the disposal of the Nigeria Police indicate that terrorists have perfected plot[Read More…]

50 Terrorists, 12 Soldiers, Policemen Killed In Borno

At least 12 soldiers,  4 policemen and four civilians were feared killed with the destruction of Divisional Police Headquarters, market, shops, houses and vehicles when about 200 heavy armed gunmen in  Toyota Hilux vehicles attacked Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State. A statement issued by General Chris Olukolade, more[Read More…]

ALERT! Boko Haram Plans To Attack Abuja With Petrol Tankers Loaded With Improvised Explosive Devices

The Coordinator of the National Information Centre, Mike Omeri, managing information about terrorists and their attacks on Nigeria has stated that a tanker is to be deployed for Abuja by insurgents. Omeri  who cautioned residents  Wednesday to be on a high alert at the National Orientation Agency office while briefing[Read More…]

Rochas Condemns Attempt To Bomb Living Faith Church

Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo has condemned Sunday’s attempt to bomb the Living Faith Church, located on Port Harcourt Road, Owerri. Okorocha, who addressed newsmen condemned the act, and commended the security agencies for their timely intervention. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the two improvised explosive devices (IEDs)  were [Read More…]

Worshippers Escape Death As Police Detonate Bombs In A Nigerian Church, Suspects Arrested

The Imo State Police Command, Owerri, Sunday averted what would have been another black Sunday for the People of the South-East Nigeria. The Police have arrested six suspects over the discovery of two Improvised Explosive Devices in a church in Owerri, according to the Commissioner  of Police, Abdumajid Ali. Mr.[Read More…]

Police Avert Bomb Blast In Kano

The Police in Kano on Monday at about 9:00 am averted what could have been another devastating bomb blast in the ancient city of Kano. Security agencies in Kano have commenced (an) investigation into both the aborted blast as well as last night’s bomb incident.” Sunday’s attack happened at about[Read More…]

Boko Haram Kingpin, Kabiru Sokoto Sentenced To Life Imprisonment

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja Friday sentenced one of the top leaders of the radical islamic sect Boko Haram to life imprisonment. Kabiru Abubakar Dikko popularly known as Kabiru Sokoto the mastermind of the 2011 Christmas day bombing, in Niger State, was sentenced over the St. Theresa’s Catholic[Read More…]