Tag: Terrorists attacks

Boko Haram Killed 400 In Five Months – Amnesty International Reveals

A spurt in attacks by Boko Haram Islamists has claimed nearly 400 lives since April in Nigeria and Cameroon, double the figure of the previous five months, Amnesty International said Tuesday. The increasing use of suicide bombers — often young women and girls forced to carry and detonate explosives in[Read More…]

Breaking: U.S. Government Warns of Possible Terror Attacks on Lagos Hotels

The U.S. State Department has warned that terror groups are planning attacks in Nigeria’s biggest cities of  Lagos to be launched possibly today or tomorrow during Eid-al-Fitr. “The U.S. Government has received information that terrorist groups are planning to carry out near-term attacks,” the State Department said. The Associated Press[Read More…]

US Embassy Warns Of Possible ‘Terrorism’ Attacks In Nigeria, Urges All Its Citizens To Be Vigilant

The United States Embassy in Nigeria said on Friday it had received information that groups “associated with terrorism” may be planning attacks against hotels in the country that are frequented by Westerners. In a brief message for US citizens, the embassy said it had no further information regarding the timing[Read More…]

Charlie Hebdo Releases First New Cover After Terrorist Attack, It Features Mohammad

Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical magazine has released its first cover since an attack was carried out on its offices last week by suspected terrorists. The latest cover of the magazine was unveiled on Tuesday, and it features a drawing of Prophet Muhammad holding a sign that reads “Je Suis[Read More…]

2 Charlie Hebdo Suspects Killed, Hostage Freed

Two al-Qaida-linked brothers suspected of slaying 12 people at a Paris newspaper came out with guns blazing Friday, prompting an assault on the printing plant where they had been hold up with a hostage, a French police official said. They were killed and their hostage was freed, authorities said. Another[Read More…]

Atiku Devastated At The Frequency & Brutality Of Terrorist Attacks On Innocent People

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar also condemned the latest bomb blasts at the Kano Central Mosque. The former Vice President also condemned previous bomb blasts in Kontagora and Maiduguri. In a statement in Abuja by his media office, the former Vice President said he was devastated personally by the frequency[Read More…]

Mob Burn Suspected Suicide Bomber In Gombe

Angry mob Tuesday burnt a suspected suicide bomber at Gombe Line motor park where bomb blast killed at least 30 people three weeks ago. Reports say the bomber arrived the park with a sack, but refused to be screened by people at the entrance of the station Gombe, the capital of[Read More…]

Boko Haram: Sons Of Anarchy

By Alex Preston for GQ Magazine In the final hours of 30 July, the forces of the Nigerian state sowed the seeds of the violence that was to come, violence that would replicate the devastation of Maiduguri in towns and villages across the region. There is internet footage of Mohammed Yusuf,[Read More…]

Nyanya Bomb Blast: President Jonathan Cancels Trip To Ibadan; To Visit Scene Of Blast

Following the bomb explosion that rocked the Nyanya Park in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory. President Goodluck Jonathan is said to have canceled his earlier scheduled trip to Ibadan, he has also condemned the attacks and ordered for heightened security within the Abuja Metropolis. The President will at any moment[Read More…]