• One Arrested As Police Intercepts Three Suicide Bombers In Maiduguri

    One Arrested As Police Intercepts Three Suicide Bombers In Maiduguri

    Three suicide bombers, two females and a male, were on Friday intercepted by policemen, the spokesman of the Police, Victor Isuku, told reporters.

    Isuku in a message said the incident happened at 3:50am at Jiddari Polo area of the troubled town.

    He said: “By 3:50am today, mobile Police personnel on guard duty opposite the Federal High Court, Jiddari Polo area of Maiduguri, sighted three suspected suicide bombers (two females and a male) running towards their sandbag.

    “They (Police) ordered them to a halt […]

  • Soldiers kill three female suicide bombers in Borno

    Soldiers kill three female suicide bombers in Borno

    Soldiers in the early hours of Friday shot three women strapped with explosive device on their bodies while attempting to invade Maiduguri, an official said.

    Explosions reverberated across the city as two of the bombs went off on the women, killing three of them.

    The police spokesperson in the state, Victor Isuku, a deputy superintendent of police, confirmed the incident in a text message sent via his office’s WhatsApp handle.

    “This morning at about 0530hrs, three (3) female suicide bombers with IED strapped […]

  • How female suicide bombers attack IDP camp, NNPC station in Maiduguri

    How female suicide bombers attack IDP camp, NNPC station in Maiduguri

    It was gathered that the Nigerian Police on Saturday confirmed that nine persons were killed in two suicide bomb attacks in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

    The Borno State Commissioner of Police, Damien Chukwu, told journalists that the first incident occurred at the entrance to Bakassi Camp, a camp for Internally Displaced Persons, after the early morning Islamic prayer.

    According to Chukwu, a female suicide bomber mingled with a group of people returning from the mosque at a few minutes to seven […]

  • Female suicide bombers behind Maiduguri attacks

    Female suicide bombers behind Maiduguri attacks

    Two female suicide bombers were behind the twin attacks which rocked Borno State capital, Maiduguri, on Saturday, killing at least nine people and injuring 24 others.

    One explosion happened outside a gas station, while the other was near the Bakassi camp for internally displaced persons (IDP), underscoring the continued threat from Boko Haram jihadists who are suspected of being behind the attacks.

    The first attack by a female suicide bomber occurred at 6 a.m in front of a camp for the internally […]