Tag Archives: Terrorism

Orlando Nightclub Massacre: President Obama Calls Shooting ‘Act Of Terror And Hate’

  President Baraka Obama has described the nightclub massacre in Orlando as an “act of terror” and “an act of hate”. Speaking at the White House on Sunday after 50 people had been killed and not less than 53 other injured by Omar Seddique Mateen, an American born and trained security guard, Obama said Americans were…

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EgyptAir: Investigations Reveal Smoke Was Detected Inside Cabin Before Crash, Egypt Sends Submarine To Search For Plane

 Debris from wreckage found at sea  Investigators have confirmed that smoke was detected inside to cabin of the ill-fated Cairo-bound EgyptAir passenger plane before it crashed in the Mediterranean on Thursday, reports BBC. Air industry website, Aviation Herald had earlier reported that smoke detectors went off in the toilet and the aircraft’s electrics, minutes before…

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8 Killed, 8 Others Injured As Female Bomber Hits IDP Centre In Maiduguri

No fewer than eight persons, mostly women, were killed, Sunday morning, and another eight were injured as a female suicide bomber rocked a screening centre for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. Three members of the local youth vigilante group who were helping in the screening exercise were also said to…

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Botched Operation: Four Suicide Bombers Killed In Premature Explosion In Borno

Four suspected suicide bombers were killed yesterday, when a premature explosion rocked the vehicle in which they were travelling at Njimtilo, a village just a few kilometres to Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. Confirming the incident, the information officer of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mallam AbdulKadir Ibrahim, said in Maiduguri that : “The…

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Brother Of MEND Leader Charles Okah Attempts Suicide In Court!

Charles Okaha brother to Henry Okah, the leader of the Movement for the Emancipation Niger Delta, MEND, is standing trial on charges of terrorism. He is charged with the alleged mastermind of the 2010 Independence Day bombing. Yesterday while in court security operatives attached to Justice Gabriel Kolawole at the Federal High Court, Abuja prevented…

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Another Boko Haram Fuel Dump Uncovered By Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army yesterday said its troops have uncovered another fuel dump owned by the Boko Haram at Abbaganaram, in central Maiduguri, Borno State. According to a statement by Army spokesperson, Sani Usman, the illegal fuel depot was uncovered Wednesday afternoon after a surprise raid following a tip off  by “well meaning”  residents. Mr. Usman,…

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