A suspected Boko Haram operative has been nabbed in the north-eastern part of Nigeria with a sinister motive to cause mayhem.
Yesterday, troops of 101 Battalion, 7 Division Garrison on foot patrol along with some elements of Civilian JTF, intercepted a suspected male suicide bomber at Sabon Gari Jidari.
The suspect carrying primed Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) concealed in a blue stabilizer casing gave his name as Yusuf Tasiu. He was dispossessed of the explosives while the Nigeria Police Explosive Ordnance Devices […]
A suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber in the early hours of Friday attacked a mosque in Damboa, Borno State, killing six persons.
In a statement by the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, two suicide bombers attempted to attack Damboa Central mosque which was foiled by security operatives around the mosque.
Usman added that following the inability of the suspected suicide bomber to launch the attack, he blew up himself near the mosque.
He said, “The first bomber targeted Damboa […]
A suicide bombing at a government compound in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri killed at least five people and wounded 19 on Thursday, residents and hospital workers said.
A Reuters reporter saw rescue workers loading five bodies on a truck outside the compound, which is home to several government offices. The bombing happened at its gate.
The attack in the city centre looked like the handiwork of Islamist militant group Boko Haram, which has been waging an insurgency in the north […]
According to reports, a suicide bomber on Saturday blew himself up after troop prevented him from having access to a community in Borno State.
According to available information, Troops of 7 Division Garrison Forward Operation Base averted yet another suicide bombing catastrophe on Ummarari community by a suspected Boko Haram terrorist at about 7am.
The suicide bomber was said to have been intercepted by the vigilant troops and the Civilian JTF while making attempt to enter the village.
The suicide bomber detonated the […]
According a report, not less than 21 people were killed in a suicide bombing that rocked Dakasoye village, Garun Mallam local government area of Kano on Friday.
Eyewitnesses said women and children are major victims in the incident that occurred at about 2:00pm on Friday.
Officials said a suicide bomber detonated his Improvised Explosive Device (IED) during a Shia Muslim procession in the ancient
A lone suicide bomber on Sunday attacked a camp of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Maiduguri, capital of Borno state.
Report gathered that No fewer than seven persons were killed today when a female suicide bomber detonated an Improvised explosive Device (IED) in Maiduguri, Borno State.
Several others were injured in the incident.
An eyewitness said the explosion occurred at 12:00 noon near a bus station in the
A suicide bomber attacked a mosque in Jiddari-Polo near Federal High Court in Old GRA Maiduguri, Borno this morning. Many are feared dead while many others are said to be injured. Details
Soldiers of the 7 Division of the Nigerian Army in Maiduguri, Borno State, today gunned down a female suicide bomber trying to enter the barracks.
The soldiers watched in horror as the bomb strapped on her body exploded.
According to an account by Daily Trust, the suicide bomber described as a tall girl in red hijab approached the gate around 6:00 am, defying warnings by soldiers to stop and identify herself.
The report quoted a witness account of what transpired between the would-be-bomber […]
Report gathered that a suicide bomber who disguised as a refugee and had explosives hidden in his luggage has been arrested at a camp in
BREAKING NEWS – Eyewitnesses have said two female suicide bombers, disguised as beggars, tried to enter a fish market – one detonated herself there, while the other failed to blow up.”She later blew herself up at a nearby mosque but killed herself only,” one eyewitness said.”I have counted 22 bodies but soldiers have now arrived and baricade off the area,” he
It was gathered that another bomb blast rocked the troubled Borno State capital of Maiduguri late on Tuesday morning , leaving many dead and others wounded.
Prior to the explosion at the popular Kasuwan Shanu (meat market), residents were rudely woken up at 12:45am on Monday by gunshots that boomed in parts of the city till 2pm.
No official reason was given by the military authorities for the gunshots which many of the residents feared were fired by advancing Boko Haram insurgents.