Tag: Potiskum

Gunmen have attacked the First Class Emir of Potiskum

Gunmen have attacked the First Class Emir of Potiskum, Alhaji Umaru Bubaram, killing three of his aides along Kaduna- Zaria highway. DailyTrust Newspaper reports that the emir was said to be on a tour of traditional institutions across the North as part of preparations for the official commissioning of Potiskum[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…]

Boko Haram Latest Suicide Bomber In Potiskum Was 7 Years Old

by Musa Abdullahi & Agency Reporter The suicide bomber sent by Boko Haram to kill people in Potiskum today looked as young as seven years old, witnesses said. [Pictured are Boko Haram child soldiers learning to aim guns] It was the first time the bloody insurgents would pick a child[Read More…]

Breaking: Suicide Bomber Attacks GSM Market In Potiskum

by Musa Abdullahi A female suicide bomber killed five persons and wounded dozens at a security checkpoint outside a market in the northeast Nigerian town of Potiskum, Yobe State on Sunday, witnesses said. The suicide bomber attacks GSM market in Potiskum, Yobe state, scores feared dead. This is the second[Read More…]

Male Suicide Bomber Blows Self, 3 Others In Potiskum Restaurant

A male suicide bomber killed himself and four other people in an explosion at a restaurant in Potiskum, Yobe State. Eyewitnesses said the man entered the restaurant and sat down before detonating the bomb. A hospital source at Potiskum General Hospital confirmed to SaharaReporters that 3 deceased people and the[Read More…]

Two Female Suicide Bombers Blew Themselves Up In Potiskum, Yobe Nigeria

Four people were killed in the northeast Nigerian city of Potiskum on Sunday, when two female suicide bombers, one of them aged about 15, blew themselves up in a crowded market. The blasts at the Kasuwar Jagwal mobile phone market in the commercial capital of Yobe State came just a[Read More…]

Death Toll In Potiskum School Bombing Rises To 58

The death toll in a suspected Boko Haram suicide bombing of a secondary school in northeast Nigeria has risen to 58, a school official told AFP on Wednesday. “From records at our disposal, the death toll now stands at 58 while the number of those injured has soared to 117,”[Read More…]

Potiskum: Blood Donors Needed Urgently To Save The Lives Of Injured Students

Death toll from the blast at Government Science Secondary School, Potiskum in Yobe State yesterday morning has risen to 48, witnesses and hospital sources said. A medical personnel at the Potiskum General Hospital said there was shortage of blood at the hospital which is needed to save the lives of[Read More…]

Jonathan Sympathise With Parents Who Lost Their Children In Potiskum

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan extends heartfelt commiserations to the Government and people of Yobe state on the death of many students in a bomb attack on Potiskum earlier today. Reuben Abati in a statement said President Jonathan also conveys his deepest sympathies to all parents who lost their beloved children[Read More…]

Atiku Abubakar Outraged Over Bombing, Deaths In Potiskum School

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has expressed outrage over the bombing of the Government Technical Science College, Potiskum by a yet unidentified suicide bomber dressed as a student of the school. The former Vice President said in a statement by his media office in Abuja on Monday that the latest[Read More…]