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UPDATED: Yobe, Borno villages under serious Boko Haram attacks, casualities unknwon

Boko Haram Insurgents

Hours after soldiers of the 7th Division of the Nigerian Army celebrated the killing of over 70 Boko Haram terrorists after repelling attack on a village near Maiduguri, the insurgents have launched fresh attacks on two towns near Potiskum, residents told PREMIUM TIMES. The attacks are still going on as the time of filing this […]

Boko Haram kills 10 Abducts Woman, Child In Highway Attack

Suspected members of the violent Islamic sect, Boko Haram, who laid siege to the Borno highway, have killed 10 persons. The insurgents also abducted a woman and her two-year- old child. “We were coming back from Cross Kawa on Monday at about 2.30pm when Boko Haram members appeared in about 10 vehicles, including an LX […]

Why Ex Niger Delta Militant Acquired Six Warships – READ

Ex Niger Delta militant, Mr. Government Ekpemupolio popurlarly known as Tompolo has acquired seven formerly decommissioned Norwegian battleships. According to Norwegian newspaper, Dagbladet, the fast-speed Hauk-class guided missile boats has been refurbished with new weaponry. Skjold Class Missile. The reports states that Tompolo’s recent purchase includes a KNM Horten, a fast-attack craft now used in […]

‘How We Survived Jos Bomb Explosions’ – Victims Recount

By Achor Abimaje A 66-year-old man, Mohammed Saleh, who survived the twin bomb blasts in Jos that killed 33 people with scores critically injured, narrated to LEADERSHIP Weekend how he miraculously escaped death even though he had been slammed to the ground by the first blast. According to him, he was around the area where […]

A jungle in the city: Story of a 500-room house where tenants live as prisoners

Covered in a stream of sweat as he made for the narrow entrance leading outside the block, Okoli Nwabueze (not real name), cursed and grumbled angrily. He was deep in slumber by the time the fan in his room stopped rolling that afternoon andso couldn’t make it out on time to enjoy cool, ‘precious’ breeze. […]

B’Haram attacks Gombe as police avert blast in Jos

Boko Haram Insurgents

The Boko Haram Islamic sect on Thursday launched a devastating attack on Bajoga, the headquarters of the Funakaye Local Government Area of Gombe State. Investigations revealed that the insurgents who were dressed in military uniforms attacked Bajogain about 20 Hilux jeeps by 8am.It was stated that the members of the community did not suspect early […]

KANO MOSQUE BLAST: Why we dared invaders to save lives — Witnesses

Scene of the blast

Until lately, there has been several but botched attempts by unknown groups to bomb Muslims worship centres within Kano municipal and its environs over the last two years. But on each occasion, it wasthe security consciousness of the citizens that thwarted the crime. Suffice to say that, Kano was fully conscious of the danger thatlurks […]

Mu’azu, PDP Leaders Flee As Anti-Wike Protesters Storm National Secretariat With Coffin

Anti-Wike protesters drop coffin at PDP secretariat today

The national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Adamu Mu’azu and other members of the party’s national working committee abandoned their respective offices in Abuja on Wednesdayas angry party members from Rivers State took over the party’s secretariat. Read More…

BOKO HARAM: 24-Hour ​​Curfew Imposed On Damaturu​ After Deadly Terror Attacks​ – READ

A 24-hour curfew has been imposed on Damaturu, the Yobe capital, following Monday’s attacks on the town by insurgents. This was disclosed in a statement by the governor’s spokesperson, Abdullahi Bego, on Tuesday. The statement said the curfew took immediate effect. It said the ​g​overnor, Ibrahim Gaidam, approved the order after consultations with the heads […]

In God’s House We Saw Hell – Kano Blast Survivors Recounts Their Ordeal

As the nation awakes from the ruins of the friday bomding, victims of the blast have been recounting their experience of the sad day. The Kano Central Mosque had been closed down for the first time in its 400 year old history . Survivors of the disaster ranging from 13 to 70 years old have […]

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