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December, 2018

  • 7 December

    CNN Offices Evacuated After Bomb Threat

    The New York offices of Cable News Network (CNN) were evacuated after a bomb threat on Thursday night but no explosive was discovered with Police giving the all clear. It would be recalled a similar evacuation occured in October after an explosive device was discovered at CNN’s New York headquarters. …

November, 2018

  • 15 November

    Two Arrested For Alleged Possession Of Bombs In Imo

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    Two men have been arrested in Imo State for allegedly being in possession of bombs and heading to a bomb community in Orlu town. Dasuki Galadanchi, the state Commissioner of Police, who paraded the suspects on Wednesday in Owerri, said they came from Ebonyi State to carry out the planned bombing. …

  • 9 November

    17 Killed In Suicide Bomb Attack On Somalia Hotel

    No fewer than 17 people were killed on Friday when suicide attackers set off two car bombs at a Mogadishu hotel. The blasts were reported near the headquarters of Somalia’s Criminal Investigations Department in Mogadishu. “So far we have confirmed 17 civilians dead. They were traveling in public vehicles at …

October, 2018

  • 27 October

    US Bomb Suspect Cesar Sayoc Is Trump’s Supporter

    FBI agents used DNA and a fingerprint to identify the Florida man, Cesar Sayoc suspected of sending at least 14 bombs to critics of U.S. President Donald Trump, days ahead of congressional elections. Sayoc has been charged with five federal crimes including threats against former presidents and faces up to …

  • 25 October

    Security Agencies Intercept Suspicious Packages Addressed To Ex-US VP Biden

    Two packages, suspected to be suspicious devices, addressed to Joe Biden, a former United States vice president, was on Thursday intercepted by law enforcement agencies. The packages were mailed to the Delaware home of Biden, who served as Barack Obama’s deputy from 2009-2017. Read Also: US Intercepts Suspicious Packages Sent To …

August, 2018

  • 23 August

    Presidency Chides Osuntokun Over Sallah Day Bombing Claim

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    The Presidency has chided Akin Osuntokun, a chieftain of the Coalition for Nigeria Movement, for claiming that a bomb had killed 88 people in Borno on Sallah day. In a statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, the Presidency said Osuntokun’s claim was a …

  • 22 August

    Police Arrest Russian Over Alleged Bomb Plot In Germany

    German police Wednesday arrested a Russian suspected Islamist militant accused of having plotted an explosives attack in the country. Identified only as 31-year-old Magomed-Ali C., he was allegedly an accomplice of Clement Baur, who was arrested in Marseilles shortly before the 2017 French elections accused of plotting an imminent attack. The …

  • 16 August

    Man Bags 10 Months Jail For Bomb ‘Prank’

    A Lewes Crown Court on Thursday sentenced a French man to 10 months in prison for lying that there was a bomb on board a plane. Librarian Jacob Abdellak,  who was running late for his flight from London to Los Angeles tried to delay it by calling police to say there …

  • 4 August

    Death Toll Of Mosque Bombing Rises To 34

    The death toll ensuing from twin suicide bombings on a Shiite minority Mosque climbed to 34, a Police Official said on Saturday. The number of people wounded in the incident on Friday, however, had been revised downwards to 76, a police chief spokesman, Sardar Wali Tabasum, said. Initially, officials spoke …

  • 3 August

    German City Evacuates Thousands Over Bomb Disposal

    About 3000 residents of Potsdam, a German city on the outskirts of Berlin have to leave their homes on Friday while a World War II bomb is being disposed. This was revealed by a spokesperson for the city. The 800-metre-radius exclusion zone around the site where the bomb was discovered …

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