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DID YOU KNOW? More people died in 2016 suicide bombings than ever before – Study

A study by the Israeli Institute for National Security Studies on Friday indicated that last year was the deadliest recorded for suicide bombings, with more than 5,650 people killed worldwide. A statement from the Tel Aviv-based institute said not less ...

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U.S. officially tags Osama Bin Laden’s son a terrorist

The United States on Thursday changed the status of Hamza bin Laden, son of late al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, by identifying him as terrorist. This is as revealed by the Department of State. As a result of the designation, ...

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Army, Boko Haram engage in gun battle, 15 insurgents killed

No fewer than  15 Boko Haram fighters were  killed in a dawn attack on a contingent of soldiers from 3 Battalion and 112 Task Force Battalion stationed in Rann, Borno State on Friday.The troops overpowered the invaders killing 15 on ...

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Shekau appears in new Boko Haram video, denies fall of Sambisa

Self-acclaimed leader of the Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, says the insurgents are safe and have “not been flushed out of anywhere”. Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday announced that Boko Haram had been crushed and their camp in Sambisa was ...

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Police intervention stopped militants from blowing up Third Mainland Bridge

​The Nigerian police said they have arrested a man plotting, with some other people at large, to bomb the pivotal Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos. The suspected bomber was identified as Abiodun Amos alias SENTI. In a statement, the police ...

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Suicide bomber killed, another arrested in Maiduguri

An attempt by two suicide bombers to wreck havoc a day after Christmas Day has been thwarted as one of the suspects was killed while the other arrested by security personnel. While Emergency workers have evacuated the dead body of ...

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6 persons killed in fresh Kaduna attack amidst curfew

The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN reports that unknown gunmen killed six persons in an attack on Goska, a village near Kafanchan, in Jemaa Local Government of Kaduna State, early Sunday morning. Among those killed was Gimbia Morik, an SSS ...

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FRESH: Three confirmed dead, 17 injured in Maiduguri twin explosions

Three people have been confirmed dead and at least 17 others have been injured in Sunday’s bomb explosion in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), says the attack was carried out by two suicide bombers. An ...

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56 dead, 177 injured in Madagali twin blasts

The Chairman of Madagali Local Government of Adamawa State, Mr. Yusuf Muhammed, said 56 persons died and 177 injured in the twin blasts that hit Madagali Market on Friday in Adamawa. Muhammed, who confirmed the development to the News Agency ...

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UN ignores FG, seeks $2.7b for Boko Haram-hit region

The UN has launched a record $2.7 billion humanitarian appeal as 2017 assistance for the Sahel region hit by Boko Haram as poverty, conflict and climate change will leave 15 million people across belt in need of life-saving. Around 40 ...

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