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October, 2015

  • 15 October

    BREAKING: Scores Feared Dead As Boko Haram Bombs Mosque In Borno (Updated)

    Scores of worshippers have been killed by two suicide bombers who attacked a mosque on Thursday in Maiduguri. According to an eyewitness, Ahmadu Marte, who is a member of the vigilante group supporting the fight against the insurgents, one of the attackers had set off the first blast when he …

  • 13 October

    BREAKING: Three Explosions Hit Maiduguri (Updated)

    Three blasts hit the city of Maiduguri, Borno state on Tuesday killing a number of people, locals and the Red Cross said. The “huge explosions” happened in the Ajilari Cross area of the city, which has been targeted by similar attacks twice in the last month, including on 20 September when …

  • 2 October

    Twin Explosion Rocks Maiduguri, 5 Killed with 40 Injured

    Two explosions have occurred in Maiduguri, capital of Borno State, killing five people and injuring 40 others. The first bomb went off at Ajilanri, near a mosque, while the second explosion occurred just few metres away. A member of a vigilante group told SaharaReporters that the female suicide bomber had …

September, 2015

  • 13 September

    Boko Haram: Suicide Bombers Kill 9 In Cameroon

    Two suicide bombers have killed seven people on Sunday in twin attacks in northern Cameroon, near the border with Nigeria. The attacks in the far northern town of Kolofata brought to nine the number of suicide bombings in the area since July. On September 3, the nearby town of Kerawa was hit …

August, 2015

  • 19 August

    Thailand Hunts Bomber, Accomplices

    Thai police say they are trying to identify a man who was caught on CCTV dropping off a backpack in central Bangkok shortly before a blast that killed 22 people. They also believe the bomber might have had accomplices. “We suspect he is the bomber,” national police spokesman Prawut Thawornsiri …

  • 17 August

    US, Allies Bomb IS In Syria, Iraq After Death Of 17 Iraqi Soldiers

    In a quick response to the killing of 17 Iraqi soldiers, the United States and its allies have conducted 22 air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq during the past 24 hours, the Sky News reported. Four IS suicide bombers were said to have driven explosive-laden vehicles to …

  • 14 August

    Police Say Lagos Bomb Rumour A Hoax

    A bomb attempt reported Wednesday around Anthony area of Lagos was a hoax, the Lagos police command have said. The police said, at about 7 p.m on the day, it received the news that an explosive wired car was stationed in front of a bank around the area, but later …

July, 2015

  • 18 July

    Boko Haram: Police Tackle Army Over Yobe Bomb Death Toll

    The Nigerian Army says 50 persons have died so far in the two separate bomb attacks that occurred in Damaturu, Yobe state, on Friday. But the police disagree, saying 15 died. Colonel Sani Usman, the acting-director of army public relations, in a statement in Abuja, said 43 persons died in the first explosion …

  • 12 July

    Twin Bombs Rock Jos Church

    A twin bomb explosion Sunday occurred at the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) in Tudun Wada area of Jos North Local Government of Plateau State. No death was however recorded. Details later.

  • 7 July

    Boko Haram Kills 20 In Zaria

    Shekau Suspected Boko Haram terrorists Tuesday killed at least 20 people in a bomb attack at Sabon  Gari area of Zaria town, Kaduna state. The governor of the state, Nasir El-Rufai, confirmed the casualty figure via his Twitter handle. The attack came hours after a suicide bomb attack at a …

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