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March, 2020

  • 29 March

    Governor Seriously Wounded In Suicide Attack – Report

    A governor in Somalia’s Puntland was seriously wounded Sunday in a suicide bomb attack, witnesses said, in an attack claimed by the al-Shabaab jihadist group. Read Also: COVID-19: I Didn’t Ask People Not To Sweep Their Homes For Three Days – Oba Of Benin The attack on Abdisalan Hassan Hersi, governor …

February, 2020

  • 7 February

    How We Foiled Attempts By Terrorists To Bomb Lagos – Fashola

    Babatunde Fashola, minister for works and housing, has narrated how attempt by terrorists to bomb Lagos State in 2013 was foiled. He disclosed this on Thursday while delivering a lecture titled “Insecurity: Taking actions against organised crime” at the fourth annual public lecture of the United Action for Change (UAC) …

July, 2019

  • 20 July

    Man Raises False Alarm To Get Date With Flight Attendant

    A 65-year-old Serbian has confessed to raising a fake alarm in the hope of getting a date with a flight attendant. The man’s telephone call led to Lufthansa’s flight LH1411 to be evacuated on Thursday before its take-off from Belgrade to Frankfurt, Germany. Following the false alarm, all 130 passengers …

June, 2019

  • 28 June

    Three Soldiers, Two Civilians Die In Bomb Explosion

    Three soldiers and two civilians were killed on Friday in a bomb explosion at the entrance of the headquarters of an army counter-terrorism unit in the southern Philippines, the military said. Army spokesman Lt.-Col. Ramon Zagala, who made this known, said that nine soldiers were also wounded in the attack …

May, 2019

  • 27 May

    French Police Arrest Three Over Lyon Bomb Blast

    French police have arrested three people, including a 24-year-old computer science student of Algerian nationality, in connection with recently bomb blast in Lyon that injured 13 people, authorities said on Monday. The case is being handled as a terrorism investigation given the circumstances of the attack, committed in broad daylight, …

  • 5 May

    Sri Lanka Catholics Conduct Mass Behind Closed Doors Amid Bomb Threat

    Mass was held behind closed doors on Sunday at St Anthony’s Church in Colombo, the third church bombed on Easter day in Sri Lanka. Catholic Church had suspended services after the Easter Incident The suicide bomber who attacked the congregation in Zion Church was from the neighbouring town of Kattankudy …

March, 2019

February, 2019

  • 22 February

    Politicians Planning To Bomb lNEC Offices In Ebonyi, Says Umahi

    David Umahi, the Ebonyi State governor, has raised an alarm over an alleged plan by some politicians in the state to bomb some local government offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). According to the governor, the plan was to use thugs from outside the state, ahead of Saturday’s …

January, 2019

  • 30 January

    FAAN Denies Bomb Was On Air Peace Abuja-Lagos Flight

    The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), has described as false the alarm that a bomb was planted on an Air Peace flight from Abuja to Lagos on Wednesday morning. Henrietta Yakubu, General Manager, Corporate Affairs of FAAN, made the rebuttal in a statement in Abuja. Yakubu said the passenger, …

  • 27 January

    Philippines Church Bombings Leave 20 Dead, Dozens Injured

    Twenty people in southern Philippines have died and many injured on Sunday morning after two bombs went off at a Roman Catholic cathedral, officials say. The first blast occurred during Sunday Mass at the church on Jolo island, where Islamist militants are active. As soldiers responded, a second device was …

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