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November 16, 2017 6:04 AM 18 killed in Borno multiple blasts

No fewer than 18 people, including four suicide bombers, were killed in multiple explosions near Maiduguri, Borno capital, on Wednesday. Four bombers infiltrated a remote community, Muna Gari, on the outskirts of Maiduguri, on Wednesday, as some Muslim faithful were observing their sunset prayers . The bombers detonated explosives strapped on their 23

October 29, 2017 7:09 PM Boko Haram: Many wounded as explosion rocks Maiduguri

Reports reaching DAILY POST from Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, said a powerful explosion was heard around Muna garage. Kabiru Shettima, a resident, who spoke to our correspondent on phone, said those who survived the blast were being taken to the hospital in tricycles popularly called Keke Napep. “I don’t know the number of casualty, but I saw people 21

October 28, 2017 8:26 PM The Latest: Somalia attack toll now 23; baby shot in head

Police say the death toll in a truck bombing at a hotel in Somalia’s capital is now 23 after rescue workers found the bodies of a woman and three children, including a baby. Police say attackers entered the hotel after the bombing in Mogadishu, and a gunbattle with security forces continued there late Saturday. Police have said more than 20 people, including 26

October 28, 2017 7:22 PM Somalia Mogadishu: Explosions rock capital

Two explosions have killed at least 14 people in the Somali capital Mogadishu, two weeks after a bomb killed 350. The first blast was caused by a car bomb being driven into a hotel. Militants then stormed the building. The second explosion took place near the former parliament house nearby. Officials say at least 14 died. The Islamist militant group 26

October 28, 2017 5:54 PM NAF intensifies aerial bombardments of insurgents’ locations

The Nigerian Air Force said it has intensified day and night aerial bombardments of insurgents’ locations within the North-East region. The Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja. According to Adesanya, on Oct. 26, the fourth day of the ongoing 19

October 28, 2017 5:32 PM NAF bombards Boko Haram locations

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has intensified day and night aerial bombardments of insurgents’ locations within the North-East region. A picture taken in Maiduguri, Borno State in northcentral Nigeria, on October 4, 2017 shows the headquaters of Operation Lafiya Dole. According to Adesanya, on Oct. 26, the fourth day of the ongoing Operation ‘RUWAN 20

October 28, 2017 5:33 AM The Iran nuclear deal collapse – Sonny Atumah

The United States President Donald Trump a fortnight ago decertified the Iranian Nuclear Accord entered into in Vienna, Austria in July 2015. The deal limited Iran’s capacity to civilian nuclear programme for power and medical purposes. The United States was empowered to watch over Iran with the US President required to certify that Iran complied with the agreement 20

October 26, 2017 12:04 PM Boko Haram kills eight Nigerian soldiers in raid

At least eight soldiers were killed in heavy fighting when Boko Haram raided a military camp and looted food from villagers in northeast Nigeria, a military source disclosed on Thursday. Dozens of recruits undergo training at headquaters, Depot of the Nigerian Army in Zaria, Kaduna State in northcentral Nigeria, on October 5, 2017. The attack in Sasawa 17

October 26, 2017 6:26 AM Fani-Kayode reveals cause of fire that burnt Fayose’s car

In a tweet on Thursday, Fani-Kayode stated that Fayose escaped because of the God he serves. He wrote: “They say my brother @GovAyoFayose’s official car caught fire and burnt to ashes whilst on the Oshodi expressway in Lagos. “If those that threw the spiritual bomb that caused the fire expected him to be in the car when it exploded then they don’t know the God that Fayose 21

October 23, 2017 10:13 AM 16 killed in Maiduguri suicide bomb attacks

The Police Command in Borno on Monday said 16 persons were killed and 18 others sustained injuries in multiple suicide bomb attacks on Sunday at Muna area of Maiduguri. The Police Commissioner, Damian Chukwu, confirmed the incident in a text message sent to journalists in Maiduguri. Mr. Chukwu said the incident occurred when a male suicide bomber detonated 16