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Ogwuche, fleeing Nyanya bomber arrested in Sudan

Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche, one of the two suspects declared wanted on Monday by the State Security Service in connection with the 14 April bomb attack at a bus station in Nyanya, a suburb of Abuja has been arrested in Sudan. Mike Omeri, the Director General of National Orientation Agency, NOA announced the arrest o...

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Posted on May 15, 2014

Victory against terrorism as This Day bomber bags life sentence -IGP

by Citizens Platform  The Inspector-General of Police IGP MD Abubakar has described the life jail term with hard labour on Mustapha Umar, the bomber of Thisday Newspaper House in Kaduna by an, Friday, as a remarkable victory against terrorism in Nigeria. Reacting to the judgment, which stands out as a major...

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Posted on Nov 16, 2013

Thisday Building Bomber Jailed For Life

A member of the Boko Haram terrorist group, Mustapha Umar, has been sentenced to life imprisonment with hard labour for throwing explosives into a plaza occupied by Thisday newspaper and two other newspaper publishers in Kaduna, Kaduna State Delivering the sentence in an Abuja court, Justice Adeniyi Ademola ...

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Posted on Nov 15, 2013

ThisDay bomber given life sentence by Abuja court

By Citizens Platform A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja Friday sentenced one Mustapha Umar, a member of the Boko Haram sect to life imprisonment for his role in the bombing of SOJ Plaza, the building in Kaduna, occupied by ThisDay, The Moment and The Sun newspapers in April, 2012, convicting him of a one-...

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Posted on Nov 15, 2013

Suicide Bomber Kills 16 In Somali Cafe Attack

A suicide bomber killed at least 16 people on Saturday in an attack on a cafe in a Somali town close to the Ethiopian border frequented by local and foreign soldiers fighting al Qaeda-linked rebels. Al Shabaab said it had carried out the bombing, in the town of Baladweyne, targeting troops participating in an...

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Posted on Oct 19, 2013

Suicide Bomber kills 15 in Attack On Primary School in Iraq

A suicide bomber drove a truck packed with explosives into the playground of a primary school in northern Iraq and blew himself up, killing 14 students and their headmaster on Sunday, police and medical sources said. The attack followed a suicide bombing minutes earlier on a police station in the same town, T...

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Posted on Oct 6, 2013

Pakistan: Suicide bomber kills 8 cops at funeral

QUETTA (AFP) – A suicide bomber killed at least eight police officers and wounded 15 others, targeting the funeral of a Pakistani police officer assassinated earlier on Thursday, an official said. The attack took place at the police headquarters in the troubled southwestern city of Quetta where officers...

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Posted on Aug 8, 2013

Thisday Bomber Denies Terrorism Charges

A suspected member of Boko Haram, Mustapha Umar, who is being tried for allegedly attempting to bomb SOJ Plaza – occupied by Thisday, the Sun and the Moment, on Kontagora Road on April 26, 2012 has denied the allegations. Umar made this confession in an interview conducted by the police shortly after he...

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Posted on Jun 5, 2013

Bomber In Afghanistan Kills 15, Including Six Americans

A suicide bomber in a car attacked a convoy of foreign troops in Kabul on Thursday, killing at least 15 people including six Americans, Afghan and foreign officials said, in one of the worst attacks in the Afghan capital in months. Forty people were wounded in the blast at around 8 a.m. (0330 GMT) during [&he...

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Posted on May 16, 2013

ThisDay bomber cried for missing heaven – Witness

Mustapha Umar. Photo: indepthnewsng.com A prosecution witness on Tuesday told an Abuja Federal High Court that a suspected Boko Haram member, Mustapha Umar, wept bitterly over his failure to die in a suicide mission. Umar is standing trial for allegedly bombing a plaza housing the offices of some newspapers i...

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Posted on May 15, 2013

Suspected Boston Bomber Charged With Using Weapon Of Mass Destruction

Federal prosecutors charged the surviving man suspected of bombing the finish of last week’s Boston Marathon with one count of using a weapon of mass destruction and one count of malicious destruction of property resulting in death, the Justice Department said on Monday. The charges authorize penalties ...

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Posted on Apr 22, 2013

Full text of President Obama’s speech after capture of Boston bomber

President of the United States of America, Barack Obama. US President, Barack Obama Good evening.  Tonight our nation is in debt to the people of Boston and the people of Massachusetts.  After a vicious attack on their city, Bostonians responded with resolve and determination.  They did their part as citiz...

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Posted on Apr 20, 2013

Suspected Nigerian Church Bomber Pleads Not Guilty

Nnamdi Felix / Abuja Alleged mastermind of 2011 Christmas Day bombing of St. Theresa’s Catholic church in Madala, Niger state, Mr. Kabiru Umar, also known as Kabiru Sokoto, on Friday before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja pleaded not guilty to an amended two- count charge of terrorism slammed agai...

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Posted on Apr 20, 2013

Bomber lynched after mosque blast, another arrested

Muslim worshippers in northern Nigeria’s Kano city on Wednesday night lynched a suspected bomber after an explosive detonated outside the city’s main mosque, a military spokesman said. The suspect was mobbed and drenched in petrol along with his motorised tricycle before being set alight, while a ...

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Posted on Apr 18, 2013

Angry mob kills suspected bomber in Kano

A suspected bomber met his waterloo in Kano on Wednesday as he was apprehended and killed by an angry mob near the Emir of Kano’s palace. The suspected bomber was said to have been apprehended immediately after setting off an Improvised Explosive Device near a Mosque very close to the palace of the Emir of ...

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Posted on Apr 18, 2013

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