A truck conveying eight suspected Boko Haram Islamists exploded near a military checkpoint in Maiduguri on Tuesday, killing the occupants, an army spokesman said.
The open truck burst into flames when the explosives concealed in it went off as the insurgents were trying to escape from a military checkpoint, Colonel Sani Usman said.
“They attempted to detonate at a checkpoint but were denied access by troops and as they turned back, it exploded killing all the eight occupants,” he said.
The checkpoint was […]
Lagos State police command has arrested eight suspected kid armed robbers who terrorized Lagosians at traffic jam. The robbers whose ages are between 14 and 16 were arrested in Agege area of the metropolis on Wednesday.
It was gathered that the youths usually move in groups with axes and cutlasses, dispossessing innocent citizens of the cash, mobile phones and other valuables.
They were arrested by policemen attached to the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) as they were operating along the major road in Agege.