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New attack kills 14 worshippers at mosque

At least 14 Afghan civilians have been killed in a bomb blast outside a mosque in northern Balkh province, a day after a deadly gun attack on Shia worshippers at a shrine in the capital Kabul. Munir Ahmad Farhad, spokesman

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NEMA confirms 8 dead, 15 injured in Maiduguri explosion

Eight persons died and 15 others were injured in an explosion that occurred early on  Wednesday at  Muna Motor park, Maiduguri, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), confirmed. The agency made the confirmation in a statement issued by Mr Sanni Dati,

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The way forward for a tottering giant @ 56 – Gbenga Odunsi

The Assistant Editor of Aljazirah Nigeria, Gbenga Odunsi in this brief piece x-rays the way forward for Nigeria and her daunting challenges. Nigeria recently attained the age 56 with a low key independence celebration in all parts of the country.

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Corruption, failure to equip military led to spread of insurgency –Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has blamed failure of the immediate past government to provide equipment and supplies to the military for the spread of Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East He made the statement on Thursday at the

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Two Brussels police officers stabbed in suspected terror attack

(CNN)Two police officers were stabbed in the Brussels district of Schaarbeek on Wednesday, a Federal Prosecutor’s Office spokesman said, in what is being treated as a suspected terror attack. At noon, two police officers were attacked by a man with

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75,000 could starve to death in Nigeria next year in famine-like conditions: UN

As many as 75,000 children will die over the next year in famine-like conditions created by Boko Haram if donors don’t respond quickly, the U.N. Children’s Fund is warning. That’s far more than the 20,000 people killed in the seven-year

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Russia says U.S. Syria statement shows Washington supports terrorism

Russia is outraged by the threatening tone of the latest U.S. statement on Syria, viewing it as tantamount to supporting terrorism, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Thursday, according to Russian news agencies. Ryabkov was referring to a

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New York bombing suspect’s family clashed with New Jersey city over restaurant

Long before the FBI made Ahmad Rahami notorious as a suspect in this weekend’s bombings around New York, his family was well known in Elizabeth, New Jersey, for frequent skirmishes with neighbors over its fried chicken restaurant. The Federal Bureau

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Ekiti court sentences herdsman to two years imprisonment for grazing

A Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti has sentenced one Ali Haruna to two years imprisonment for taking his cows for grazing in a farmland and destroying crops. The Magistrate, Idowu Ayenimo, in his judgement, said the accused was arraigned

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Small bomb explodes ahead of New Jersey road race; no injuries

A pipe bomb exploded in a New Jersey beach town on Saturday along the route of a charity road race to benefit military veterans and their families, but no injuries were reported in what authorities believe was a deliberate attack.

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