A deadly explosion on a main Cairo thoroughfare has killed six policemen and wounded another three, in what appears to be the deadliest attack on Egyptian security forces in several months.
The state-run news agency, MENA, announced that the explosion occured near a mosque on Pyramids road, the main avenue leading from the city center to the Giza pyramids, which is often used by tour buses.
It says the blast targeted security forces, without elaborating on what caused the explosion.
Insurgents have carried […]
According to reports, the Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate (NDGJM) yesterday explained why it did not listen to the Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark-led Pan Niger Delta Forum’s (PANDEF) plea to end the destruction of oil facilities in the region.
According to the spokesman of the upland-based NDGJM’s spokesman, ‘General’ Aldo Agbalaja, they clearly understood the psyche of the present Federal Government which core belief is to intimidate the people of the region with the military and not sincere about peaceful dialogue […]
Mr. Damian Chukwu, the Commissioner of Police, has confirmed to newsmen in Maiduguri that six people have been declared dead following some suicide bombings in the town on Friday.
He said, “side from the explosion near a mobile Police location in Jiddari, we had two other suicide bombings along Maiduguri-Gamboru road.
“In the first case, a suspected male suicide bomber detonated his explosives after he was stopped at the entrance of the Muna Garage, killing himself instantly,” Chukwu said.
He said that another […]
Niger Delta leaders yesterday severely reprimanded the militant group that blew up the Trans-Forcados at Batan, Warri South West Local Council, Delta State pipelines, saying enough was enough.
The leaders who met at the Warri home of the leader of the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, said the recent blowing up of Trans-Forcados Pipeline operated by Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) was no longer a matter arising from grievances, but an act designed to sabotage the present […]
Niger Delta militants have described Tuesday’s meeting with the Federal Government by some stakeholders in the region as an exercise that will not put an end to the attacks on oil facilities.
The agitators stated that none of the stakeholders chosen to be part of the meeting with the Federal Government was aware of the plight of the Niger Delta people.
Speaking through separate statements, the Niger Delta Peoples Democratic Front and the Concerned Militant Leaders, expressed dissatisfaction that no former militant […]
A local official says at least seven people have been killed in an explosion targeting a taxi in northeastern Nigeria’s largest city.
Bello Dambatta, an emergency response official, says six people were killed at the scene of Wednesday’s attack and another died at a hospital. He says at least four people were injured.
It is unclear if a bomb had been planted on the taxi or if a passenger detonated explosives after boarding. The explosion occurred as the taxi approached a gas […]
It was gathered that the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) and Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark, yesterday condemned in strong terms, the renewed hostilities by the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA).
The group at the weekend claimed responsibility for the bombing of Bonny pipeline in Rivers State.
MEND also dissociated itself from the ‘holier than thou’ and arrogant attitude of the Pan-Niger Delta Group over the proposed Niger Delta Summit convened by the federal government.
In a statement by its […]
Saddened by the renewed bombings of oil installations in the oil-rich Niger Delta by the notorious militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), the Grand Council of Niger Delta Youth Leaders GCNDYL on Sunday in Uyo condemned the sabotage of oil and gas facilities.
A statement by its spokesperson Comrade Awakessien Clement Eric Omare, decried the renewed attacks saying blowing of pipelines will further pollute and bring further hardship to the people of the region .
He called on the restive youths […]