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Ex-Maldives president flown to Germany after assassination attempt
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Ex-Maldives president flown to Germany after assassination attempt

Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed, who was seriously wounded in an assassination attempt, was flown to Germany Thursday, May 13, for treatment, officials said.   The 53-year-old was the target of a remote-controlled bomb rigged to a motorbike one week ago in the capital Male.   He underwent 16 hours of surgery to remove shrapnel from his liver, lungs and abdomen. The hospital discharged him Thursday, clearing the way for a medical evacuation to Germany.   An ambulance surrounded by heavy security took Nasheed to the airport where a special flight was waiting.     Hospital employees posted a photo of Nasheed on social media in a blue medical jacket posing with four staff members.   Nasheed thanked the staff in his fi...
IPOB is Moving Bombs and Explosives From Lagos to Imo – DSS
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IPOB is Moving Bombs and Explosives From Lagos to Imo – DSS

The Department of State Services has raised an alarm of the Indigenous People of Biafra’s Eastern Security Network acquiring bombs and explosives which they are moving from Lagos to Imo to destabilize the South-East state. The information was conveyed in a letter with reference number, S.238/5/1538 dated April 26, 2021 and signed by I. Abdullah on behalf of the Imo State DSS Director. In the letter addressed to the Brigade Commander, 34 Artillery Brigade, Obinze, Owerri, Imo State, the DSS said the explosives are being moved in articulated trucks from Lagos to a hideout in Orlu, Imo State. It read; “Intelligence revealed that the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra/Eastern Security Network has acquired bombs and Improvised Explosive Devices with which to further their subv...
We’re Investigating Source Of Bomb Found In Primary School – Abia State Government
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We’re Investigating Source Of Bomb Found In Primary School – Abia State Government

  Following the discovery of an object suspected to be explosive at Union Primary School, Afaraukwu in Umuahia North LGA Abia State on Thursday, the state government has said it is currently working with relevant security agencies to unravel the source and nature of the explosive devices. The Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu disclosed this on Thursday in a statement made available to ABN TV. He said the object is suspected to be relics of the civil war era, adding that EOD department of the Police is currently investigating to definitely ascertain what it is. The statement partly reads, "While initial examination of the devices shows evidence of corrosion leading to suspicion of the materials being relics of the civil war era, we are awaiting a defin...
Aba North/South By-Election: Explosion In Aba Disrupts Voting
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Aba North/South By-Election: Explosion In Aba Disrupts Voting

A substance suspected to be a bomb, has exploded at the Umuola Hall, Ward 8, Ogbor Hill, Aba North council, at the ongoing by-election into the Aba North/South federal constituency seat. Vanguard gathered that no life was lost, but electoral materials were scattered as workers, voters and party agents scampered to safety. However, security agents stormed the area and restored order. As at the time of filing this report, voting has restarted. A voter, who gave his Chinedu Eze said they were on queue when a loud sound enveloped the area and everyone fled. In his words; “We were on queue; some people were being accredited to cast their votes when we heard a loud sound. Everybody took to their their heels. It was a bomb and we didn’t know where it came from.” As at press time,...
Police Deactivate Bomb Planted Inside a Bush in Kano
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Police Deactivate Bomb Planted Inside a Bush in Kano

A bomb planted in a bush at Aujirawa Alkali village in Gezawa LGA of Kano state has been deactivated by the police. The bomb which was found in the early hours of Friday March 19, was deactivated after the police was alerted. The state police spokesperson, Abdullahi Kiyawa said the explosive device was successfully defused with the use of technical equipment. He said; “On receipt of the information, the Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, Mr Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, raised and instructed a team of Explosive Ordnance Disposal led by CSP Haruna Isma’il to move to the scene. “The team immediately swung into action, after cordoning off the area, an Improvised Explosive Device was discovered.” Residents of the state have also been asked to report any suspicious movemen...
Two Letter Bombs Explode in Dutch Postal Offices
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Two Letter Bombs Explode in Dutch Postal Offices

Two explosions have hit postal offices in the Netherlands after suspected letter bombs which were delivered exploded. The blasts reportedly went off in two separate mail depots, one in Amsterdam city centre and another in the city of Kerkrade, 120 miles to the south. The first explosion occurred around 8am on Wednesday (Feb.12) in a business park in west Amsterdam, while the second in Kerkrade took place shortly after. The sender of the packages was listed as the head offices of a debt collection company called CIB, located in Rotterdam. No injuries have been reported at the mail depots, but police are currently at the scenes of the explosions. Kees van Dijkhuizen, ABN Amro CEO, said an employee went to open the letter when a device inside exploded but wasn't hurt by the bl...
Dayo Amusa and her Followers Clash after She Asked People to Stop Sending her Love Related DMs
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Dayo Amusa and her Followers Clash after She Asked People to Stop Sending her Love Related DMs

Dayo Amusa was slammed by her followers after she asked people to stop sending her DMs that are not business related and she hit back at her critics. The actress said she was tired of getting love proposals in her DM and told her followers to desist from it. She added that Instagram is not a dating app and she's not there to find love. She wrote: I know my page may seem random at times, but listen.... It is NOT OK to randomly DM anyone you do not know or who do not know you with a “Hey gorgeous” “Hi beautiful” “Can I know you better” ? etc. You get the idea? This is not a dating App! So stop that shit! Any women who post a picture of herself is not giving you permission to bomb her DM/inbox unless stated in her profile description or caption. DO NOT SLIDE INTO MY DM EXCEPT YOU ARE...
How We Foiled Attempts To Bomb Lagos, By Fashola
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How We Foiled Attempts To Bomb Lagos, By Fashola

Minister for Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola on Thursday narrated how attempt by terrorists to bomb Lagos State in 2013 was foiled. Fashola who was governor of the state at the time said they intercepted 17 suitcases loaded with explosives which were smuggled in to wreak havoc. He disclosed this while delivering a lecture titled “Insecurity: Taking actions against organised crime” at the fourth annual public lecture of the United Action for Change (UAC) held in Lagos. Noting that security was not the job of law enforcement agencies alone, Fashola said the suitcases were discovered with the help of citizen information. “It is when information is offered that law enforcement must act to check, recheck and verify. So, when 17 suitcases loaded with explosives were brought i...
I Was Paid To Bomb Living Faith Church- Kaduna Bomb Planter Confesses
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I Was Paid To Bomb Living Faith Church- Kaduna Bomb Planter Confesses

Am a Muslim and Hausa Fulani, I was contracted to bomb Living Faith Church says  Kaduna Bomb planter Mohammed Sani He promise to give me money if I bomb living faith church- Kaduna Bomb planter Mohammed Sani A fear based oppressor was found planting bombs on various areas in the congregation both inside the congregation, in a vehicle outside the congregation and inside the can where CCTV film of him was seen setting his explosives to hold up until the ideal time to bomb the congregation. however luckily was caught by the congregation protections and afterward taken by the Nigerian police power after all bombs were killed. He how at any point admitted to be Nathaniel Samuel, the name of a Christian to spare himself from confronting the law and inevitably being excused. He confessed below...
MURIC Reacts To Attempt To Bomb Living Faith Church, Mocks CAN
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MURIC Reacts To Attempt To Bomb Living Faith Church, Mocks CAN

The Kaduna State Police Command yesterday announced the arrest of a suspected suicide bomber inside a church located at Sabon Tasha in Chukun Local Government Area of the state. According to the state’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Yakubu Sabo, the suspect, a middle aged man by name Nathaniel Samuel, a Christian from Bauchi State, was apprehended inside the church with a bag containing items suspected to be Improvised Explosive Devices (IED). The suspect was arrested yesterday, Sunday, 2nd February, 2020. About 200 worshippers usually attend the church every Sunday. The attempt to bomb the Sabon Tasha church has been condemned by a human rights organization, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC). In a press statement issued by the director of the organization, Professor Ishaq...
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10 Days Into New Year: How Tragic Deaths, Killings, Abductions Have Fouled Early 2020

The first 10 days of 2020 have been tainted by deaths from insurgent attacks, bandit activities, road accidents, and attacks by gunmen, check by Daily Trust Saturday shows. There were also gas explosions and fire outbreaks in some parts of the country. More than 143 deaths were reported from these incidents while there were 63 and 58 reported cases of abduction and injuries from road crashes respectively. A total of 39 people were killed in Boko Haram’s renewed attacks in parts of the North-East, with casualties numbering over 30 in a single attack at a crowded market on the Nigerian-Cameroon border on January 7. The people were killed after a bomb ripped through the market on a bridge connecting the Nigerian town of Gamboru and Cameroon’s Fotokol. Authorities said more th...
Grenade boy picks up kills him and eight others at Nigeria-Cameroon border
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Grenade boy picks up kills him and eight others at Nigeria-Cameroon border

A grenade that a child picked up from a bin on the Nigeria-Cameroon border has exploded, killing him and eight others. Twenty-six people were also wounded in the blast on the Nigerian side of the border, a Cameroonian official said. The child, believed to be under 10, mistook the grenade for scrap metal which he intended to sell, witnesses said. It is unclear who left the grenade in the bin, but the area has been hit by an Islamist insurgency. Boko Haram and its splinter faction, the Islamic State West Africa Province, operate in the region. Nigerian and Cameroonian troops form part of a regional force fighting the militants.
30 Killed, 40 injured as 3 Bombs rock football center in Borno State
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30 Killed, 40 injured as 3 Bombs rock football center in Borno State

Thirty people were killed in a triple suicide bombing attributed to Boko Haram jihadists in Borno State. Emergency services say the bombings took place late on Sunday, June the 16th. “The death toll from the attack has so far increased to 30. We have over 40 people injured,” Usman Kachalla, head of operations at the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), said on Monday, raising the tally from 17 dead and 17 wounded. Three bombers detonated their explosives outside a hall in Konduga, 38 kilometres (24 miles) from the Borno state capital Maiduguri, where football fans were watching a match on TV. AFP.
Woman Who Paid R.Kelly’s $100k Bail Receives Bomb Threat to Her Daycare Center
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Woman Who Paid R.Kelly’s $100k Bail Receives Bomb Threat to Her Daycare Center

A daycare affiliated with the woman who paid R.Kelly's $100k bail last month was evacuated over the weekend after receiving multiple bomb threats from angry Americans. Last month, Valencia Love, 47, from the Chicago suburb of Romeoville, Illinois, posted the embattled singer's $100,000 bail, which accounts for 10 percent of the $1 million dollar bond following his multiple charges of criminal sexual abuse. She identified herself as a "friend" of Kelly's in court documents, according to The Chicago Sun-Times. Chicago Police Sgt.Rocco Alioto confirmed in a statement that "multiple people called in bomb threats to a business" located on West 79th St. Saturday afternoon, the same address as Lord & Child Christian Daycare. "No offender (is) in custody and Bomb (and) Arson clear...
No Bomb Explosion in Enugu State – Police
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No Bomb Explosion in Enugu State – Police

The Police Command in Enugu State has debunked a social media reports of a bomb explosion within Enugu metropolis, few hours before the general elections. Late Friday evening, rumour went round that there was a bomb explosion at at popular Otigba junction Enugu. Another report claimed a bomb was also discovered at New Market, Enugu. The Police Command in Enugu State has now reacted to the rumours in a fresh statement issued by the command’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Ebere Amaraizu. The statement which was entitled:“No Bomb Explosion in Enugu State: Disregard Mischief Makers Misinformation,’’ said that the command’s bomb explosive specialists only picked up a suspicious object in the metropolis that looked like an explosive for further analysis. He said; “The comm...
Three Serving Ministers, Two Former Governors, Plan To Bomb INEC – Timi Frank
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Three Serving Ministers, Two Former Governors, Plan To Bomb INEC – Timi Frank

Timi Frank, the erstwhile Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has raised the alarm over an alleged plot to destabilise the rescheduled polls after the postponement of the presidential elections last Saturday. According to frank, there is “a plan to bomb the INEC headquarters in Abuja”. In a statement made available to newsmen on Monday, he noted that the plan is being orchestrated by those who are “bent on destroying democracy in Nigeria at all cost, even if it amounts to total breakdown of law and order, or the loss of lives in achieving their agenda”. His words: “Top among the planners includes three serving Ministers from the Niger Delta, two former governors and three businessmen all within the ruling party and benefiting from its la...
Lionel Richie’s Son Arrested At Heathrow For Claiming He Had A Bomb In His Bag
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Lionel Richie’s Son Arrested At Heathrow For Claiming He Had A Bomb In His Bag

Lionel Richie’s only son Miles Brockman Richie was arrested following an altercation with police at Heathrow Airport, TMZ reports. The 24-year-old is claimed to have told security at the airport that he was in possession of a bomb on Saturday. TMZ reports that after telling staff that he had a bomb in his bag, the famous musician’s son then hit a security guard at Terminal 5. A Metropolitan Police spokesman told the MailOnline: ‘On Saturday, 19 January, a 24-year-old man accepted a caution for communicating false information causing a bomb hoax and battery following an incident at Heathrow Terminal 5 earlier that morning.’ According to witnesses at the scene, the model became irate after being denied entry onto a flight. He then went on to claim he would detonate a bomb, ...
Buses Branded ‘Buhari/Osibanjo Campaign,’ APC Office Set Ablaze In Enugu
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Buses Branded ‘Buhari/Osibanjo Campaign,’ APC Office Set Ablaze In Enugu

Two buses branded ‘Buhari/Osibanjo campaign’ and the campaign office of one of the All Progressives Congress, APC, party factional governorship candidate in Enugu state, Mr. George Tagbo Ogara,  were on Saturday, set ablaze by hoodlums still at large. Buses branded ‘Buhari/Osibanjo campaign,’ APC office set ablaze in Enugu Buhari, APC lack knowledge of economy, Atiku tells S-East business community Both the buses and the office were alleged to be burnt by some improvised explosive device, IEDs, a Premium Times report claims. According to the report, Mr. Ogara claimed the Improvised Explosive Devices were used to destroy his buses and campaign office by hoodlums he said he does not know where they came from or who sent them. Buses branded ‘Buhari/Osibanjo campaign,’ APC office set ...
Real Men Do One Round Of Sex And Sleep – Pat Ugwu
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Real Men Do One Round Of Sex And Sleep – Pat Ugwu

Voluptuous and curvy Nollywood actress, Pat Ugwu, just in her usual manner, has caused a stir once again, and this time she claims real men only go for one round of sex and it is only the not-so-wealthy ones that spend eternity on women. Not many women feel so free to discuss sex, let alone how many rounds they could handle in a night. But this is not the case with Pat Ugwu Pat, unleashed the bomb in an Instagram post with sensuous pictures, saying real men only go one round. “Real men do one round and sleep, but the jobless ones will hit it overnight like they are releasing their poverty inside your honey pot”, she wrote. For many women around the world, any man who lacks the capacity to last long in bed is considered lazy and poor in bed, but it appears this line of thi...
Boko Haram Bomb Expert, Adamu Hassan Intercepted During ‘Stop & Search Operation
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Boko Haram Bomb Expert, Adamu Hassan Intercepted During ‘Stop & Search Operation

Combined Operatives of Operation Lafiya Dole and the Department of State Service conducting Counter Terrorism Operations in north eastern Nigeria have arrested a Boko Haram terrorist who specializes in making Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) for the terrorists group. Adamu Hassan aka Baale was nabbed by the operatives at Kaltungo in Gombe State during a Stop and Search Operation along Bauchi – Gombe road. In a separate operation, troops of operation Lafiya Dole in a joint operation with Vigilantes on Monday evening busted a raid operation by elements of the Boko Haram terrorists rummaging for food and logistics at Kudiye community , along Dikwa – Gulumbagana Road. The four man raid team was intercepted by troops following a tip- off that the insurgents were on their way to loot the co...
London City Airport Closed After The Discovery Of An Unexploded Second World War Bomb
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London City Airport Closed After The Discovery Of An Unexploded Second World War Bomb

London City Airport has been closed after the discovery of an unexploded Second World War bomb, affecting tens of thousands of passengers. All flights into and out of the airport, in east London, will be stopped on Monday after the device was found nearby in the River Thames on Sunday. The closure led to the cancellation of more than 100 departures and was affecting up to 16,000 passengers, according to a spokeswoman. The device was discovered at the George V Dock at about 5am on Sunday during planned work at the airport. Newham Council said the bomb was a German 500kg fused device and warned work to deal with it would last until Tuesday. The Metropolitan Police said the airport was shut at 10pm, as officers worked with the Royal Navy to remove the bomb.
Bomb Factory Discovered In Edo State, Bomb Maker Killed
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Bomb Factory Discovered In Edo State, Bomb Maker Killed

Following the explosion that rocked Okpella, the Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has directed the commissioner of police and the Director of Department of State Services (DSS) in the state, to commence search for explosives and other weapons and dis-arm the militia group operating in the community. A suspected bomb factory was uncovered in Iddo, Okpella, after one of the explosives exploded. One of the suspected bomb makers was killed in the explosion. One of the victim’s legs was also chopped off by the blast. .The building where the suspected bombs were manufactured is a three- bedroom apartment which the villagers said was occupied by some men from Kogi State. . A source in the village said youths in the area mobilised and nabbed some occupants in the building. One of the o...
ARGENTINA: Judge Orders Arrest Of Former President For Covering Up Bomb Incident
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ARGENTINA: Judge Orders Arrest Of Former President For Covering Up Bomb Incident

Judge Carlos Bonadio of the High Court in Argentina has ordered the arrest of former President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner after she allegedly covered up Iranian involvement in a 1994 bombing that killed 85 people at a Jewish community centre. The High Court judge ruled that Kirchner be placed in pre-trial detention and stripped of her judicial immunity and also ordered the arrest of Hector Timerman, former foreign minister, and a number of other officials from Kirchner’s two administrations which lasted from 2007-2015. Al Jazeera’s Teresa Bo, reporting from Buenos Aires, said Kirchner has been accused of “treason” and interfering with the investigation into the bombing based on a memorandum of understanding between the governments of Argentina and Iran. “This accusation is based on ...
Somalia’s ‘Deadliest Attack Ever’ Kills 276, Injures 300
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Somalia’s ‘Deadliest Attack Ever’ Kills 276, Injures 300

At least 276 people have been killed and 300 injured by a massive truck bomb that tore through a busy shopping district of Mogadishu, the government said Monday, making it the “deadliest attack ever” to hit war-torn Somalia. A picture taken on October 15, 2017 shows a general view of the scene of the explosion of a truck bomb in the centre of Mogadishu. A truck bomb exploded outside a hotel at a busy junction in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on October 14, 2017 causing widespread devastation that left at least 20 dead, with the toll likely to rise. A man and woman look at the damages on the site of the explosion of a truck bomb in the centre of Mogadishu, on October 14, 2017. A truck bomb exploded outside a hotel at a busy junction in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on October 14, 2017 cau...
Australia Terror Plot: Isis Plane Bomb Suspect ‘Planted Device On Brother’
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Australia Terror Plot: Isis Plane Bomb Suspect ‘Planted Device On Brother’

Two men facing terrorism charges in Australia were involved in an aborted attempt to place an improvised explosive device on an Etihad Airways flight out of Sydney last month in a plot directed by the Islamic State group, police said Friday. One of the men, a 49-year-old from Sydney, brought the device to Sydney airport on July 15 in a piece of luggage that he had asked his brother to take with him on the flight — without telling the brother that the bag contained explosives, Australian Federal Police Deputy Commissioner Michael Phelan told reporters. But for reasons still unclear, the bag never got past the check-in counter. Instead, Phelan said, the man left the airport with the bag, and his brother continued onto the flight without it. "This is one of the most sophisticated plo...
Police Evacuates Unexploded Civil War Bomb In Oji River
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Police Evacuates Unexploded Civil War Bomb In Oji River

It would be recalled that Oji River axis of the state was a battle field during the Nigeria-Biafra Civil War that ended in January 1970 Many years after the Nigeria civil war ended, the Enugu State Police Command said it had successfully evacuated suspected a leftover bomb in Oji River community. It would be recalled that Oji River axis of the state was a battle field during the Nigeria-Biafra Civil War that ended in January 1970. The command’s spokesman, Ebere Amaraizu, said in a statement on Thursday that the successful operation was carried out on July 21. Amaraizu said: “The Explosive Ordinance Unit of the Enugu State Police Command has successful evacuated an object suspected to be unexploded ordinance (bomb) which was used during the civil war. “The object was found at a f...
Duterte Under Fire Over Threat To Bomb Schools
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Duterte Under Fire Over Threat To Bomb Schools

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte came under fire on Wednesday for threatening to bomb schools run by an indigenous group for allegedly teaching subversion and communism to young Filipinos. The New York-based Human Rights Watch demanded that Duterte take back his threat, which it warned was against international humanitarian law. “By calling for an attack on schools, Duterte is directing the military to commit war crimes. “Duterte should publicly retract his threat of violence against tribal schools before the military acts on them,’’ the organisation said in a statement. Duterte alleged on Monday that schools run by the indigenous Lumad tribe were being used by communist rebels to recruit new members and were operating without permits from the Department of Education. “T...
12 Killed, 18 Injured In Maiduguri Multiple Bomb Attacks – Police
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12 Killed, 18 Injured In Maiduguri Multiple Bomb Attacks – Police

The Police Command in Borno said on Monday that a total of 12 persons were killed while 18 others sustained various degrees of injuries in multiple suicide bomb attacks in Maiduguri. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Damian Chukwu, made this known while confirming the attack at a news briefing in Maiduguri. Chukwu said that the death toll included four female suicide bombers. The commissioner, however, disclosed that soldiers deployed to Mammanti and Cimeri area, foiled an attempt by three other suicide female bombers to penetrate Maiduguri metropolis. He said that two of the attackers were intercepted and killed by soldiers at about 11:59 p.m., on Sunday at Mammanti village in Konduga local government area. Chukwu said that the military also intercepted and killed one suicide ...
Bomb Kills 12 Year-Old Boy In Borno
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Bomb Kills 12 Year-Old Boy In Borno

A 12 year-old Fulani cattle breeder was killed in a bomb blast at Muna Delti area of Jere Local Government Council of Borno State on Saturday. A witness, Grema Bana, said that the incident occurred at about 4:45 PM, at one of the pastoralist hamlets in the area. Bana said that the deceased and his brother were returning home after taking out the cattle to a nearby forest for grazing. According to him, an Improvised Explosive Devise (IED) was said to have been strapped to one of the boys by suspected Boko Haram insurgents. “The bomb detonated at the entrance of the boys’ residence. One of them was killed and the other sustained serious injuries. “The wounded boy was referred to the Specialist Hospital, Maiduguri for medical attention, “ he said. A competent source at the S...
At Least 29 Dead As Car Bomb Hits Bank In Southern Afghanistan
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At Least 29 Dead As Car Bomb Hits Bank In Southern Afghanistan

At least 29 people were killed Thursday when a powerful car bomb struck a bank in Afghanistan’s Lashkar Gah city as people were queueing to withdraw salaries, the latest bloody attack during the holy month of Ramadan. Sixty wounded people were rushed to hospital after the bombing at New Kabul Bank which upturned vehicles, left the area littered with charred debris, and sent a plume of smoke into the sky. No group has claimed responsibility for the brazen attack, but it comes as the Taliban ramp up their nationwide spring offensive despite government calls for a ceasefire during Ramadan. The bomb tore through a queue of civilians and government employees who had lined up outside the bank to collect their salaries ahead of the Eid holidays marking the end of Ramadan. “At least 29...
Bomb Explosion Kills Two In Adamawa
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Bomb Explosion Kills Two In Adamawa

A bomb explosion occurred in Fadaman Rake area of Hong Local Government in ‎Adamawa State, Thursday night, killing two kids. The incident occurred at about 7 p.m. while residents were about to break their Ramadan fast. A local vigilante said that a yet to be identified driver in a starlet delivered a polythene bag to some children who were playing. “The man just stopped his starlet as if he is looking for help. He gave one of the boys playing a polythene bag that he should take it to his father as it contained money and valuables. “The boys didn’t know and in the process of taking it to home,we just heard the blast. “Two kids lost their lives instantly, while the remaining two and one passerby were seriously injured and rushed to nearby hospital unconscious”, the vigilante, ...
Ariana Grande Seen For The First Time Since Manchester Bomb Attack
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Ariana Grande Seen For The First Time Since Manchester Bomb Attack

An emotional Ariana Grande was photographed for the first time since the terror attack at her Manchester concert on Monday, as she touched down in her hometown of Boca Raton, Florida. 22 people sadly lost their lives and another 119 were injured when an improvised device went off inside the Manchester Arena moments after concertgoers started to leave the venue. The 23-year-old singer, who was dressed in head-to-toe black, looked quite emotional as she exited a private jet with her mother Joan on Tuesday afternoon and was greeted by her boyfriend, Mac Miller. She shared a lengthy embrace and kiss with him before entering an SUV that reportedly took her to a family member's home in a gated community.
Salman Ramadan Abedi Named As Manchester Arena Attacker
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Salman Ramadan Abedi Named As Manchester Arena Attacker

The man who murdered 22 people and injured 59 others has been named as Salman Ramadan Abedi, a Mancunian of Libyan descent. Abedi was known to the security services but was not part of any active investigation or regarded as a high risk. He was viewed as a peripheral figure in much the same way as the Westminister attacker, Khalid Masood. The police and security services are trying to establish whether he worked alone or was part of a wider network that helped him with the bomb. Although Islamic State has claimed responsibility, the police have found no evidence to support this. In her speech, Theresa May said “Abedi was born and brought up in Britain” but was of a Libyan descent. The Telegraph reports that Abedi is the second youngest of four children, born to a 50-year-old mothe...
Nigeria Paid €2million Ransom For 82 Chibok Girls’ Release – BBC Source
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Nigeria Paid €2million Ransom For 82 Chibok Girls’ Release – BBC Source

The release of the 82 girls came with a price. Five senior Boko Haram militants were moved from a high security unit to be driven to freedom. The details of the deal are sketchy. Our sources don’t want to be named and their version of events is hard to confirm, but they say the men were high-level Boko Haram bomb-makers, and that they were accompanied by two million euros in cash. Paying a ransom as well as swapping prisoners was a sticking point that almost unravelled the whole deal, one source tells us. President Buhari has not revealed if a ransom was paid “It should have happened sooner, but the president was hesitating about freeing the five – and especially about the money,” says the person with detailed knowledge of the deal. Persuading him was “very, very diffic...
Marc Bartra Tweets As He Returns To Training Following Borussia Dortmund Bomb Attack
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Marc Bartra Tweets As He Returns To Training Following Borussia Dortmund Bomb Attack

Borussia Dortmund defender Marc Bartra has returned to full training, a month after being injured in a bomb attack on the German club’s team bus, he announced through his Twitter account. The 26-year-old Spain international had surgery on his right hand and wrist following the blast, which happened ahead of a UEFA Champions League quarter-final tie against Monaco on 11 April. He wore a cast on his right arm and posed for a selfie with his team-mates as he made his training-ground return on Wednesday. “I’ve been looking forward to this moment for weeks,” Bartra tweeted. Bartra, who joined Dortmund from Spanish champions Barcelona last June, was the only player to receive serious injuries in the blast. Dortmund, who are third in the Bundesliga table, have two more league games...
Sunday Oliseh Survives Bomb Explosion In Dortmund
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Sunday Oliseh Survives Bomb Explosion In Dortmund

Fortuna Sittard Fc coach Sunday Oliseh, revealed he was just 200 meters far from the Dortmund stadium when blasts went off, harming one player and compelling the game to be put off. Sunday Oliseh survived the blasts that shook the German team's mass transit on their way to the Stadium for their Champions League clash against Monaco on Tuesday.
5 Apr, 1986 – Bomb Exploded In Berlin Disco
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5 Apr, 1986 – Bomb Exploded In Berlin Disco

5th April, 1986 : A bomb is exploded in the crowded La Belle disco in Berlin, Germany, killing two and injuring at least 120. This follows a bomb planted earlier that wrecked a German-Arab club in the city and injured seven Arabs. The West German foreign minister, Hans-Dietrich Genscher, said a special group would be set up to investigate the possible involvement of a foreign country in the attack and 10 days later, the US government retaliated by bombing Libya killing at least 60 people.
Nail Bomb Detonates In Russia Metro Station, 10 Dead, Injuring 50
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Nail Bomb Detonates In Russia Metro Station, 10 Dead, Injuring 50

Two suspected terrorists are on the run after a nail bomb planted in a St Petersburg train ripped through the carriages - killing at least 10 people and injury 50 today.Several Russian media outlets have released the CCTV picture of the bearded suspect who was wearing a long, black top and a hat blamed for causing the carnage by detonating a bomb that was packed with shrapnel.The terrifying incident took place on a train that was travelling between Sennaya Ploshchad and Sadovaya metro stations. A second explosive device disguised as a fire extinguisher was found and defused in a nearby station.Nobody has claimed responsibility for the explosion, but previous attacks on Russia have been blamed on ISIS and Chechens.A search warrant has now been issued for two people in connection with the at...
Troops Clear Boko Haram Terrorists Out Of Borno & Destroy Bomb Factory
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Troops Clear Boko Haram Terrorists Out Of Borno & Destroy Bomb Factory

Troops of 103 Battalion, 7 Division, Nigerian Army of Operation LAFIYA DOLE along with some Civilian JTF today, conducted clearance operation at Gombole, Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State. During the operation, the troops neutralized a number of Boko Haram terrorists hiding in the area. They also discovered and destroyed an Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) factory located at the village. The team further recovered 3 motorcycles, 4 primed Suicide Vests and 4 stolen military desert camouflage. They rescued 4 females and 6 children from the terrorists. Unfortunately, a soldier sustained injury and he was evacuated by Nigerian Air Force. The soldier is in stable condition.  
Pastor Trying To Bomb His Church In Edo, Arrested
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Pastor Trying To Bomb His Church In Edo, Arrested

Pastor Abel Eku, who served the Christ Chosen Church of God for 25 years, has been arrested for planting explosives at the headquarters of his church. It was gathered that the Benin-based Pastor planted explosives at the church headquarters on January 22, scheduled to be the day for the church's international conference. The Pastor who was arrested after the bomb was detected and detonated by security operatives of the Edo State Police command, confessed to committing the crime. He further disclosed that he manufactured and planted the bombs, as a way of revenging his bitter dismissal from the church over marital issues. The 57-year-old Pastor further told newsmen, that he had a rethink and called the church's officials telling them about the location of the bomb, which he alleged wa...
Letter Bomb Explodes At IMF Building In France
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Letter Bomb Explodes At IMF Building In France

DEVELOPING – A letter bomb exploded at the International Monetary Fund office in Paris early Thursday, lightly injuring one person, police said. Speaking to reporters, Paris police chief Michel Cadot said the device was sent by post and the small explosion was probably cause by a homemade device. He said there had been telephone threats made to the IMF, but it’s not clear whether they were linked to Thursday’s incident. It is unclear who sent the homemade explosive, which was like a "big firecracker" and sent by regular mail, Cadot said. French media reported that the person who opened a letter addressed to a senior IMF official that contained an explosive substance. The secretary who opened the letter was injured by shrapnel in the face and hurt in the eardrum because of a "...
Fayose – “El-Rufai’s Tweets If IDP Camp Was Mistakenly Bombed Under Jonathan”
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Fayose – “El-Rufai’s Tweets If IDP Camp Was Mistakenly Bombed Under Jonathan”

The Governor of Ekiti state, Governor Ayodele Fayose reacting through his media aide, Lere Olayinka has condemned the military for mistakenly bombing the IDP camp at Borno state, adding what he thought the governor of Kaduna state, Governor Bashir El-Rufai would have tweeted if the IDP was bombed during President Goodluck Jonathan's regime. He said, ''Just wondering what El-Rufai's tweets will be today if Jonathan is still the President and over 100 Nigerians were mistakenly killed by military bombs. ''If this had mistakenly happened under GEJ, would anyone believe it was a mistake? ''Won't El-Rufai be on Twitter now saying Jonthan did it to reduce population of the North?. IDPs camp is an area designated by the military. Meaning that the military knows the location of the IDPs ...
Boko Haram Leader, Shekau Tells Why They Bombed The University of Maiduguri Mosque
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Boko Haram Leader, Shekau Tells Why They Bombed The University of Maiduguri Mosque

Leader of the Boko Haram sect, Abubakar Shekau, has claimed responsibility for the bomb attack at the University of Maiduguri, Borno State. He said that the mosque was attacked because of its “ungodly” acts. In an audio message posted on YouTube, Shekau also dismissed claims that the Nigerian army killed his members in Sambisa forest. According to Shekau, “The bomb that happened this morning, it’s my people. Don’t deceive people that it’s a mosque, how would you build a mosque and do ungodly things in it. We are angry with Nigeria. You didn’t kill anyone in Sambisa. We are praying that we don’t change; Koran is our teacher; this is the message we are sending to you. Are you [Buhari] as powerful as God? You should know it’s Shekau talking and I’m alive and it’s we that did...
‘Roadside Bomb Kills Six’ In Afghanistan
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‘Roadside Bomb Kills Six’ In Afghanistan

An Afghan official says that at least six Afghan civilians were killed when their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb in eastern Afghanistan. Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor in eastern Nangarhar province, said on Sunday that a woman and a child are among those killed in the attack. Two other civilians were wounded by the blast, which took place in Pachir-wa Gam district. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack.  
Killer Brevik ‘More Radical’ Due To Jail
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Killer Brevik ‘More Radical’ Due To Jail

Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik says he feels he's become "stranger and stranger" and more radical in his right-wing views in jail and blames it on near-isolation since he massacred 77 people in 2011. He expressed no remorse, however, for the massacre during a court hearing at which the state is appealing against a lower court ruling in 2015 that the tough conditions violate Breivik's human rights. Breivik, who gave a Nazi-style salute at the start of the week-long court hearing on Tuesday, traced his feelings to a lack of critical feedback about his ideas while in jail. "The last five years I've been completely isolated, not corrected a single time. I've sat in a cell 23 hours a day for almost 6 years ... I've become stranger and stranger as a direct conseque...
Nine Dead In Car Bombing In Syrian Town
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Nine Dead In Car Bombing In Syrian Town

At least nine people have been killed in a car bomb blast in the centre of the Syrian town of Jableh in the coastal Mediterranean province of Latakia where two Russian bases are located, state television reports. State media said scores of cars were on fire and shops were also damaged by the blast in a bustling commercial part of the town that lies in President Bashar al Assad's minority Alawite sect's heartland. Senior medical officer Ghassan Findi told state television the death toll was expected to rise with rescue operations still continuing and scores of injured still being rushed to nearby hospitals. State television showed footage of mangled cars and shutters of shops damaged and blown apart as rescue workers cleared the debris amid a heavy security presence in the bu...
Bomb Scare In Ebonyi: Community Scamper For Safety
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Bomb Scare In Ebonyi: Community Scamper For Safety

There was panic in Okposi, Ohaozara local government area of Ebonyi State yesterday following a discovery of an object suspected to be Improvised Explosive Device (IED), otherwise known as bomb. The situation caused members of the community to scamper for safety even as the state police command said there was no cause for alarm. Confirming the situation to New Telegraph, the command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Jude Madu, said a resident of the area, Okoro Chikaodiri had gone to Onu ezeukwu Uzor stream in the area when he saw an object suspected to be IED and immediately raised the alarm. Madu said: “The guy quickly reported to the DPO Ohaozara who visited the scene and took photographs. The DPO then invited our bomb squad which went and evacuated the object for analysis. “T...

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