• About 10 people killed, 100 wounded in bomb blasts earlier today at…

    About 10 people killed, 100 wounded in bomb blasts earlier today at…

    According to Reuters, About 10 people were killed and 100 wounded on Thursday when a bomb went off near an army camp in northern Cameroon, where soldiers are battling Boko Haram fighters from Nigeria, army and police sources said.

    The attacks targeted Kerawa, a town in the Far North region that was the scene of clashes between Boko Haram militants and government soldiers in February.

    “For the moment there are around 10 dead and about 100 wounded in the attack near the […]

  • 120 feared dead and 270 wounded on the recent Kano Bomb blast

    120 feared dead and 270 wounded on the recent Kano Bomb blast

     

    At least 120 people were killed and 270 others wounded on Friday when two suicide bombers blew themselves up and gunmen opened fire during weekly prayers at the mosque of one of Nigeria’s top Islamic leaders.

    The attack at the Grand Mosque in Kano, the biggest city in the mainly Muslim north of the country, came just as Friday prayers had started.

    The mosque is attached to the palace of the Emir of Kano Muhammad Sanusi II, Nigeria’s second most senior Muslim […]

  • Bomb blast kills five at bus station in north Nigeria (Bauchi State)

    Bomb blast kills five at bus station in north Nigeria (Bauchi State)

    Five people were confirmed dead on Thursday while 12 others sustained injuries following a bomb blast that occurred at a motor park at Azare town, Katagum Local Government Area in Bauchi State.

    The explosion caused panic and anxiety among residents of the area who scamper for safety.

    Confirming the incident, the state Police Command Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Haruna Mohammed disclosed that the five persons were burnt beyond recognition, and the injured victims were rushed to the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Azare […]