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Heavy Explosions Rock Maiduguri Ahead Of Buhari’s Visit

By HASSAN JIRGI, Maiduguri Heavy bomb explosions were heard on Thursday in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital just a few hours to the arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari who was schedule to visit the state even as military men were

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Residents Recount Ordeal As Bomb Blast Kills 35, Injures 40 In Borno Town

BY HASSAN JIRGI, MAIDUGURI Residents of Gamboru-Ngala yesterday confirmed to AljazirahNigeria that over 30 people were killed in the town of Borno state after an improvised explosive device detonated on a bridge by the suspected member of Boko Haram went

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Mubi Polytechnic recovering from Boko Haram attack, admits 4,600 students

The Federal Polytechnic Mubi, Adamawa is steadily recovering from the Boko Haram attack of 30 months ago. The institution has matriculated 4,600 students for its 2016/2017 academic session. The attack, which occurred in October 2014, led to a low intake

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NEMA reports 67 persons injured in Adamawa blast

Sixty-seven were injured in a blast that occurred at Madagali Market in Adamawa on Friday morning, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) reported In a statement issued by Mr Sani Datti, Head of Media and Public Relations, NEMA, in Abuja,

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ISIS claims responsibility for suicide bomb attack that killed at least 45 people in Pakistan

A suicide bomb attack killed at least 45 people during a religious ceremony in the remote mountains of Pakistan Saturday evening, according to local law enforcement. Through its media wing Amaq, ISIS claimed responsibility for the blast on a Sufi

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Military confirms blast at NPDC flow station in Delta

The Joint Military Task Force deployed to the Niger Delta to protect oil infrastructure on Wednesday confirmed an explosion at an oil field operated by Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) in Delta. Lt.-Col. Olaolu Daudu, Spokesman of the joint force

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Two suicide bombers strike in Maiduguri

No fewer than eight persons were killed early today as two suicide bombers struck in Maiduguri, capital of Borno state and the heart of a seven-year-old insurgency by Boko Haram militants. The first attack by a female suicide bomber occurred

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1 dead, at least two injured in Belgium in accidental blast

One person was killed and at least two injured in Belgium in an accidental explosion at a sports center near the French border. A Belgian Crisis Center staffer said early Friday that “the information that I have is that it

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Gunmen attack American university in Kabul, students flee

Suspected militants stormed the Kabul campus of the American University of Afghanistan on Wednesday with some students jumping from second floor windows to escape the gunfire and explosions, witnesses and officials said. Foreign staff and dozens of pupils were trapped

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