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One killed, three injured as militants attack bus

Etim Ekpimah, Uyo One person has been confirmed dead, while three others were injured after suspected militants attacked a passenger bus at Ikot Mkporikpo end of the Abak-Iwukem Road in the Etim Ekpo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.

Ortom Condemns Killing Of Nine Persons In Fresh Benue Attack

(File) Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom   The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has condemned the recent killing of nine persons in the state. In a statement on Friday by his spokesperson, Terver Akase, the governor vowed to clamp down on militia

Five Killed As Suicide Bombers Attack Maiduguri Community

At least five people were killed as suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers on Sunday night attacked Kaleri, a neighbourhood of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The attack claimed the lives of only the suicide bombers as they detonated their improvised

Boko Haram Attack On Borno Town Was Repelled Successfully – Police

File   Police say the attack on Jakana town in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State was successfully repelled by security operatives. The spokesman for the Borno State Police Command, Edet Okon, confirmed this in a statement to Channels

BREAKING: Boko Haram Attack Borno Town, Jakana

Boko Haram insurgents have attacked Jakana, a town located about 50 kilometres from Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The terrorists launched that attack on Thursday evening and engaged in a gun battle with the military, which got reinforcements and eventually

Gunmen Kill Four, Injure Eight In Zamfara Mosque Attack

File   A group of gunmen have killed at least four people during prayer at a mosque at Kawddi village in Zamfara State. The attack, which also injured at least eight people, occurred at about 8pm on Tuesday in Zurmi

Be More Security Conscious, Police Tell Borno Residents After Mosque Attack

Commissioner of Police in Borno State, Mr Damian Chukwu, addresses reporters in Maiduguri on July 23, 2018.   The Borno State Police Command has called on residents of the state to be more proactive in reporting security threats to relevant

Eight Feared Dead As Boko Haram Insurgents Attack Mosque In Borno

  Eight people are feared dead after a suicide bomber believed to be a member of the Boko Haram group, attacked a mosque in Borno State. A civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) member, Ibrahim Liman, told AFP that the insurgent attacked the

Police Deny Attack On Melaye, Invite Him For Questioning

   The Kogi State Police Command has denied the allegations that its personnel attacked the convoy of the lawmaker representing Kogi West, Senator Dino Melaye. Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Ali Janga, faulted the claims while addressing

Gunmen Kill Two Policemen In Fresh Birnin Gwari Attack

  Two policemen have been killed after gunmen attacked them while on patrol along the Birnin-Gwari – Funtua Road in Kaduna State. The Spokesman of the Kaduna State Police Command, Mukhtar Aliyu, confirmed this to Channels Television on Tuesday. According

Army Confirms Boko Haram Attack On Base, Says No Soldier Missing

File   The Nigerian Army has confirmed an attack on a military base by suspected members of the Boko Haram sect in Yobe State, North-East Nigeria. Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Texas Chukwu, revealed this in a statement

Boko Haram Ambush: Nigerian Army Denies 23 Soldiers Missing In Borno Attack

The Nigerian Army has denied alleged attack on soldiers by Boko Haram terrorists in Bama which reportedly to the disappearance of some soldiers and military vehicles. Over the weekend, reports by some media said that at least 23 Nigerian soldiers are

Killings: Reps Condemn Sokoto Attack, Mourn Victims

   Members of the House of Representatives has condemned the continued killing of Nigerians in the country. The lawmakers during plenary on Thursday expressed concern over the loss of life in the state. Gunmen had reportedly stormed Rabah Local

Killings: Reps Condemns Sokoto Attack, Mourns Victims

File photo     Members of the House of Representatives has condemned the continued killing of Nigerians in the country. The lawmakers during plenary on Thursday expressed concern over the loss of life in the state. Gunmen had reportedly stormed