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There was palpable fear and apprehension at the popular Ophoke-Abba market, Kpiri-Kpiri in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State capital, following the discovery of a substance suspected to be an Improvised Explosive Device (IED).
It has been confirmed that the explosion that occurred last weekend on Dumez Street, off Benin-Auchi Road, Eyaen near Benin City, was not an Improvised Explosive Devise (IED) as suspected.
The United States Department of State has offered a juicy $7m reward, about N2.52 billion for information that can lead to the arrest of Abubakar Shekau, the Boko Haram leader menacing Nigeria and the neighbouring countries.
Following the unsuccessful attempt by one Nathaniel Samuel of Maraban Damishi in Chikun local government of Kaduna State to denote an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) at Living Faith Sabon Tasha, the state police command has advised the management of schools, worship centres, motor parks and markets to reintroduce the usual checks of vehicles and luggage.
A human rights organization, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has commended the Kaduna State police command for its diligence and described the arrest of Nathaniel Samuel as divinely ordained a suspected suicide bomber inside a church located at Sabon Tasha in Chukun Local Government Area of the state.
The Kaduna State Police Command, on Sunday, arrested a suspect with improvised explosive devices (IED) at the Living Faith Church, Sabon Tasha, Chickun Local Government area of Kaduna State.
More than 2,200 Afghan civilians were killed in Taliban-related attacks and bomb blasts during 2019, the Afghan Interior Ministry confirmed on Saturday.
The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a devastating raid that killed 49 Malian troops as well as a blast that led to the death of a French soldier who became the latest casualty in the conflict-torn region.
The Nigerian Army has said that seven terrorists died when their vehicle stepped on Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) they planted for troops in Lamba’a forest along Jakana-Mainok road in Borno.
At least one person was killed and two others injured in a blast in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Monday, the Police and witnesses confirmed.
Nigerian Army troops of 26 Task Force Brigade has successfully thwarted terrorists efforts to plant Improvised Explosive Device (IED) for commuters and troops’ main supply route in Bitta, Borno State.
Police in Anambra have arrested five suspected armed robbers and cultists, the command’s Spokesman, Mr Haruna Mohammed, said in statement in Awka on Friday.
The Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Monday said 30 persons lost their lives while 42 others were injured when three suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers detonated Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Mandarari community of Konduga local government area.
The immediate past Chief Judge of Kano State High Court of Justice, Shehu Atiku, who died on Sunday has been laid to rest (today) Monday in Kano.
Beijing on Monday accused the Trump administration of abusing “national power” by trying to ban TikTok, as a federal court gave the video app’s US operations a stay of execution.
A don, Prof. Wumi Iledare, on Monday, said that there was no need for organised labour to embark on strike over the deregulation of the downstream oil sector.
The National Assembly, NASS, has denied getting the new copy of Nigeria’s Petroleum Industry, PIB, from the Presidency.
A Federal High Court in Abuja has Monday ordered Senator Elisha Abbo, PDP, Adamawa North, who slapped a nursing mother repeatedly at a sex toy shop on May 11, 2019 to pay the sum of fifty million naira (N50), to Osimibibra Warmate for assault.
France is ready to back the civil transition of power in Mali on conditions set by the Western African ECOWAS regional bloc and takes note of the first appointments to the Malian transition government, the French Foreign Ministry said.
Yekini Nabena, Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has described former president Olusegun Obasanjo as an embarrassment and a disgrace to Nigeria for saying the country was slowly becoming a failed state and more divided under the Buhari administration.
Frank de Boer has been appointed as the new Netherlands head coach, the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB) confirmed on Wednesday.
The Court of Appeal on Friday reserved judgment in Bayelsa deputy governor’s alleged certificate forgery suit.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s witness, Mr Umar Tahir, on Monday, contradicted himself in the ongoing trial of a former Minister in the President Goodluck Jonathan-led government, Tanimu Turaki.