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NYANYA BOMBING: Mastermind, Sadiq Ogwuche arrested in Sudan.

  A mastermind of the Nyanya bomb blasts, Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche, who was on Tuesday declared wanted by the Department of State Services, DSS, and subsequently placed on the international police (Interpol) red alert, has been arrested.The first Nyanya bombing of April 14 left no fewer than 100 people dead and s...

Categories: Nigerian Gazette
Posted on May 18, 2014

NYANYA BOMBING: Mastermind, Sadiq Ogwuche arrested in Sudan.

  A mastermind of the Nyanya bomb blasts, Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche, who was on Tuesday declared wanted by the Department of State Services, DSS, and subsequently placed on the international police (Interpol) red alert, has been arrested.The first Nyanya bombing of April 14 left no fewer than 100 people dead and s...

Categories: Nigerian Gazette
Posted on May 18, 2014

Nyanyan bombing: DSS parades 5 suspects

Nyanya bomb: the dead on the floor. AFP The Department of State Services (DSS), has declared one Rufai Tsiga, suspected mastermind of the bombing of Nyanya Motor Park on 14 April, and an ex-soldier accomplice, Aminu Ogwuche, wanted. The Deputy Director of Public Relations of DSS, Marilyn Ogar, announced the d...

Categories: PM News
Posted on May 12, 2014

Police foil suicide bombing in Damaturu

Director of Defence Information, Major-General Chris Olukolade The Police on Sunday said they foiled an attempt by a suicide bomber operating in a pick-up van laden with Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) to explode them in Damaturu, the Yobe capital. This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja by Major...

Categories: PM News
Posted on May 4, 2014

WEF to go ahead in Abuja, despite bombing

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja The World Economic Forum scheduled to begin in Abuja, Nigeria’s federal capital next Wednesday will go on in spite of recent bombing incidents in the country. There has been anxiety over the Forum billed to be attended by heads of governments and business leaders as a result of tw...

Categories: PM News
Posted on May 2, 2014

Zuba Bombing: Jonathan Summons another Security Meeting

  President Goodluck Jonathan has summoned security chiefs to a special security meeting following Thursday’s bomb blast in Abuja. The ongoing meeting was made known to the public by the President’s Spokesman, Reuben Abati on his twitter page  “The meeting on-going at the Villa,” Abati tweeted. Obvi...

Categories: Huhu Online
Posted on May 2, 2014

Boko Haram Claims Responsibility for Abuja Bombing

Abubakar Shekau, leader of the radical Islamic sect, Boko Haram, has claimed responsibility for the Monday bomb explosion that rocked Nyanya motor park, Abuja. “We are the ones that carried out the attack in Abuja”, Shekau said about the explosion that killed 74 people and injured 154 others. According to...

Categories: Huhu Online
Posted on Apr 20, 2014

Boko Haram leader claims responsibility for Nyanya bombing in new video

Shekau: claims responsibility for Nyanya bombing The leader of Nigeria’s Boko Haram Islamists Abubakar Shekau claimed responsibility for a bombing in Nigeria’s capital that killed at least 75 people via a video message. “We are the ones that carried out the attack in Abuja,” Shekau sai...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Apr 19, 2014

UK Terrorist, ‘White Widow Linked to Nyanya Bombing

British international terrorist, Samantha Lewthwaite otherwise known as ‘White Widow,’ has been linked to Monday’s tragic bomb blast in Nyanya, Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory. Though no group  has officially claimed  responsibility for the dastardly act, United Kingdom security sources, ...

Categories: Huhu Online
Posted on Apr 16, 2014

Oritsejafor, ACF, Condemn Nyanya Bombing

The tragic bomb blast that occurred in Nyanya Motor Park, Abuja on Monday killing 71 people and leaving 124 injured, has continued to attract reactions from Nigerians. Reacting to the tragedy in a press statement, on Tuesday, National President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsej...

Categories: Huhu Online
Posted on Apr 15, 2014

US denounces ‘senseless’ Nigeria bombing

The United States on Monday condemned a bomb attack on a packed bus station in Nigeria which killed 71 people, and called for a full investigation. “We are outraged by this senseless act of violence against innocent civilians,” State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki told reporters, also condemning...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Apr 14, 2014

ThisDay bombing trial: Court reserves judgment

Nigeria’s Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Monday reserved judgment in a case of terrorism filed against Mustapha Umar, the alleged mastermind of the ThisDay newspaper house bombing in Kaduna. Justice Adeniyi Ademola made the pronouncement after counsel to parties adopted their addresses. The poli...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Oct 21, 2013

Islamist Rebels Say They Were Behind Somalia Suicide Bombing

The Somali Islamist militant group al Shabaab claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on Saturday that killed at least 13 people,  at a restaurant popular with Ethiopian and Somali troops in the town of Baladweyne in central Somalia. “Our main target was Ethiopian and Djibouti troops who invaded o...

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Posted on Oct 19, 2013

Islamist Rebels Say They Were Behind Somalia Suicide Bombing

The Somali Islamist militant group al Shabaab claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on Saturday that killed at least 13 people,  at a restaurant popular with Ethiopian and Somali troops in the town of Baladweyne in central Somalia. “Our main target was Ethiopian and Djibouti troops who invaded o...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Oct 19, 2013

Libyan al-Qaeda Suspect Denies Involvement In US Embassy Bombing

An alleged senior al Qaeda figure pleaded not guilty in federal court on Tuesday to involvement in the 1998 bombing of the U.S. Embassy in Kenya, which killed more than 200 people. Judge Lewis Kaplan ordered Nazih al-Ragye, better known as Abu Anas al-Liby, detained without bail as a flight risk, saying, R...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Oct 16, 2013

INDEPENDENCE DAY BOMBING: Charles Okah alleges sexual assault by prison officials in Kuje, Abuja.

One of the suspects of October 1, 2010 Abuja twin bombing, Mr Charles Okah, has raised an alarm over an attempt by some prison officials to assault him sexually. Charles, the younger brother to Henry Okah is currently standing trial before the Federal High Court, Abuja over alleged terrorist activities and ha...

Categories: Nigerian Gazette
Posted on Jul 31, 2013

INDEPENDENCE DAY BOMBING: Charles Okah alleges sexual assault by prison officials in Kuje, Abuja.

One of the suspects of October 1, 2010 Abuja twin bombing, Mr Charles Okah, has raised an alarm over an attempt by some prison officials to assault him sexually. Charles, the younger brother to Henry Okah is currently standing trial before the Federal High Court, Abuja over alleged terrorist activities and ha...

Categories: Nigerian Gazette
Posted on Jul 31, 2013

Iraq Bombing

 A suicide bomber blew himself up inside a Sunni Mosque in Central Iraq, killing at least twenty people in the middle of a sermon on Friday. The explosion took place in the town of Wajihiya in the ethnically and religiously diverse province of Diyala, which has seen an increasing number of attacks in recent...

Categories: AIT
Posted on Jul 19, 2013

Police dismisses Abaji tanker bombing claim by MEND

By Citizens Platform The claim by the Movement for Emancipation of Niger Delta MEND that it bombed two fuel-laden tankers in Abaji area of the Federal Capital Territory on Saturday with military explosives has been dismissed by the police. The FCT Police Public Relations Officer, Altienne Daniel, said the cla...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Jun 16, 2013

Niger Bombing

 Two suicide bombers struck on Thursday at a Military Barracks and a plant run by French Nuclear Group Areva in Northern Niger. Military and company sources said the bombers killed themselves and wounded at least four people in the attacks in the towns of Agadez and Arlit. They were the first suicide attacks...

Categories: AIT
Posted on May 23, 2013

Christmas day bombing: More witnesses testify against Kabiru Sokoto

NAN – The trial of terrorism suspect, Kabiru Sokoto, continued on Monday before Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court, Abuja, with more witnesses giving evidence. The accused, who is originally called Kabiru Umar, is standing trial for his alleged role in the Christmas day bombing of St. The...

Categories: African Spotlight
Posted on May 13, 2013

Court Begins Trial Of Madalla Bombing Suspect, Kabiru Sokoto

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has begun the trial of Kabiru Umar also known as Kabiru Sokoto, who allegedly masterminded the 2011 Christmas Day Bombing of St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Madalla, Niger State. Two witnesses were called to testify in the matter. the first witness, a police officer at...

Categories: Channels
Posted on May 10, 2013

U.N. House Bombing

   Almost two years after the suicide bomb attack on the United Nations Building in Abuja, four terrorists believed to have been involved in the plot have been arraigned before a Federal High Court in Abuja. Salisu Mohammed, Inusa Mukailu, Danzumi Haruna and Abdulsalami Adamu have been charged with four...

Categories: AIT
Posted on May 9, 2013

Boston Bombing Update

The U.S. Federal Bureau of investigation says it has   removed evidence including DNA samples from the house where the widow of suspected Boston marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been living.Katherine Russell, 24, has been staying at her parents’ house in Rhode Island since her husband’s dea...

Categories: AIT
Posted on Apr 30, 2013

Boston Bombing Suspect Moved From Hospital To Prison

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been moved to a prison at Fort Devens, Massachusetts, from the hospital where he had been held since his arrest by police a week ago, the U.S. Marshals Service said on Friday. The 19-year-old ethnic Chechen, who was badly wounded in an overnight shootout l...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Apr 26, 2013

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