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 […]
Two bombs exploded, one after the other, in the premises of the Grand Mosque, few seconds after the prayers had started . This seems to be same Mosque where Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido usually leads prayers but there’s no valid report to confirm that The Emir, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, was inside when the explosions went off.
It will be remembered that at Kano’s grand mosque last week, Emir Sanusi charged northerners to take up arms to defend themselves against the […]
A suicide bomb attack killed 47 students and injured 79 others today, November 10th 2014 as they gathered for morning assembly at their school in Pokiskum, Yobe State, a massacre likely carried out by Boko Haram, police told AFP.
The attacker was disguised as a student when he set off the explosion in a government boarding school in the town of Potiskum, police spokesman Emmanuel Ojukwu said. The explosion took place at 7:50 a.m. local time outside the principal’s office, where […]