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December, 2017

  • 12 December

    Three Die, Seven Injured In Suicide Attack On IDP Camp

    Three people have reportedly died while seven others sustained injuries following a suicide attack at an Internally Displaced Persons’ camp in Pulka, Borno State on Monday. Pulka is a town in Gwoza local government of Borno state 135 kilometres away from Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. According to sources at the …

  • 8 December

    Police Confirm Plot to Bomb Abuja, Other States

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    The Nigerian Police Force have confirmed the threat to attack the Federal Capital Territory and six other states in the country.  The United States and United Kingdom missions in Nigeria had warned of possible attacks in the FCT, Adamawa, Bauchi,  Borno, Gombe, Jigawa, and Yobe on soft targets by Boko …

  • 8 December

    Boko Haram’s Threat To Bomb Abuja Real – Police

    The Nigeria Police Force have said threats by terrorist group, Boko Haram to bomb Abuja and some other northern cities is real. The threat was confirmed by Sadiq Bello, the FCT Commissioner of Police. He said the police will ensure that the plan fails. “The threat to attack the city …

  • 4 December

    FG Allays Nigerians’ Fear Over Abuja Bombing Plot

    The federal government on Sunday has said there is no cause for alarm over alleged plans by terrorists to attack the Federal Capital Territory and elsewhere around the country. This was said in a statement by Segun Adeyemi, special adviser to the minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed on Sunday. …

  • 2 December

    15 Die, 53 Injured In Borno Bomb Blast

    Fifteen people have been killed and 53 others injured in a twin suicide bomb attack at Biu market in the south of Borno State. According to a statement by Victor Isuku, the spokesman for the Borno State Police Command, two female suicide attackers strapped with explosives launched the attack on …

November, 2017

  • 26 November

    Egypt Mourns Victims Of Mosque Attack

    Egypt mourned on Saturday as the death toll from a gun and bomb assault at a mosque rose to 305, including children.  The state prosecution said up to 30 militants in camouflage flying the Islamic State (IS) group’s black banner had surrounded the mosque in North Sinai and proceeded to …

  • 21 November

    Buhari Condemns Suicide Attack On Adamawa Mosque

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    President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday condemned the suicide bomb blast in a mosque in Mubi, Adamawa, describing it as “very cruel and dastardly.” Buhari, in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Tuesday, commiserated with families of the several victims, …

  • 21 November

    Police Arrest Six For Planning To Bomb Market

    German police have arrested six alleged ISIS plotters amid fears they were planning to launch an attack on a Christmas market. The Syrian men were arrested during raids involving 500 officers in the towns of Kassel, Hannover, Essen and Leipzig. There are reports they were plotting a co-ordinated attack on a Christmas market in …

  • 21 November

    BREAKING: Many Feared Dead In Adamawa Bomb Blast (Updated)

    Many people are feared to have lost their lives after a bomb blast in Mubi, Adamawa state, after teenage boy detonated his explosives after morning prayers at a mosque. About 30 people are believed to have died in the resulting blast. According to the Adamawa State Police Command,  the suicide attack …

  • 15 November

    BREAKING: Four Suicide Bombers Kill 12 In Borno

    Twelve people were killed Wednesday evening after four suicide bombers struck in the regional capital of Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria, rescue workers told AFP. Two men and two women blew themselves up in the Muna neighbourhood at around 1700 GMT, the head of Borno State’s emergency response agency, Bello Dambatta said.

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