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Nigerian troops angry after Boko Haram killed 4 in ambush

Nigerian Soldiers fired shots in the air at Maiduguri barracks on Wednesday because they were angry with their commanders about having been made to return at night to the city through an area where Boko Haram is fighting an insurgency, soldiers told Reuters. The shooting came in the wake of an ambush of Niger...

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Posted on May 14, 2014

Four killed, 30 houses razed in fresh herdsmen attack in Taraba

The Police in Taraba on Sunday in Jalingo said gunmen suspected to be herdsmen attacked Dinya village in Gassol Local Government Council of the state and killed four persons. ASP Joseph Kwaji, the Police Public Relations Officer, Taraba Police Command, who confirmed the incident while briefing journalists, sa...

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Posted on May 11, 2014

4 killed by gunmen in Kaduna state

The Commissioner of Police in Kaduna State, Mr Umar Shehu, on Wednesday, confirmed that gunmen killed two policemen and two women at Fadan Karshi, Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State. According to NAN, the attack on the police outpost occurred on Tuesday night. Shehu, who spoke to newsmen when he visi...

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Posted on May 7, 2014

Navy to investigate fire that killed two children

Lt. Way Olabisi, Spokesman, Western Naval Command, Lagos, has said that the navy was investigating the cause of a fire incident that killed two children of a naval rating. Olabisi told NAN in an interview on Tuesday in Lagos that the death of the two children at Navy Town, Ojo, was caused by a fire […]...

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Posted on May 6, 2014

Fresh bomb blast in Abuja, 9 feared killed

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja Another bomb explosion has rocked Nyanya, a suburb of Abuja, scene of the 14 April bombing that left about 75 people dead. A thick smoke billowed out from the scene of the explosion, which was close to the Nyanya bus terminus where the earlier bombing took place. Some residents said the...

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Posted on May 2, 2014

2 persons killed in fight over Buruji Kashamu’s largesse

Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta Two persons were reportedly killed Sunday night in a clash between the cult groups in Ijebu Ode, in Ijebu Ode local government area of Ogun State, western Nigeria. Our correspondent reliably gathered that one person was killed at the popular 9/11lounge and bar,along Adeola Odutola Roa...

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Posted on Apr 29, 2014

Over 40 insurgents killed in clashes between military and Islamists

More than 40 insurgents and four soldiers died in clashes between Nigerian troops and Islamists near the scene where scores of abducted girls are believed to be held in the north of the country, the military said Friday. “The capture of a number of terrorists believed to be the ringleaders of those oper...

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Posted on Apr 25, 2014

Another vigilante leader killed in Delta

The leader of a vigilance group, Kpufman Migagan, was shot dead on Monday by gunmen in Otokutu junction, Ughelli-South Local Government Area of Delta. Migagan was killed barely five days after Proper Erhinyojare, the Chairman of Udu Vigilance Group, was killed by yet to be identified assailants at Udu, near W...

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Posted on Apr 23, 2014

Police, Robbers In Gun Battle: 1 Killed, Others Escape

Yusuf Muhammed A suspect killed in the shoot out A combined team of policemen from Elere Police Station and Area ‘G’ Command Ogba, Lagos State, early Tuesday morning foiled a robbery attack along Orile Agege road, Lagos State, western Nigeria, killing one of the robbers. The robbers numbering about six, P...

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Posted on Apr 22, 2014

5 year-old girl killed in attack by gunmen

Police in Bauchi State said gunmen set ablaze some houses in the staff quarters of Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS), Yana, killing a five-year old girl on Sunday. The police spokesperson in the state, DSP Haruna Mohammed, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Bauchi that the gunmen also b...

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Posted on Apr 21, 2014

Over 100 killed in South Sudan cattle raid

South Sudan president Salva Kiir Over 100 people have been killed in a cattle raid in South Sudan’s Warrap state, a local information minister told United Nations radio, in the latest atrocity in the war-torn nation. “We lost about 28 civilians” in a remote cattle herders’ camp in the ...

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Posted on Apr 19, 2014

Two Killed in Auto Crash Involving Tambulwa’s Convoy

Two persons were killed while several others sustained injuries in Kaduna, Kaduna State on Monday, when Speaker of the Federal House of Representative, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal’s convoy had an accident. According to eye witnesses, the accident occurred when Tambuwal’s convoy, leaving one Deluxe Suites on Ali...

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Posted on Apr 15, 2014

Pistorius killed Steenkamp after argument, says prosecutor

Oscar Pistorius argued with his girlfriend shortly before shooting her dead, the prosecution lawyer alleged Monday as his gruelling cross-examination of the sprinter went into a second week. Prosecutor Gerrie Nel accused the 27-year-old of concocting evidence in his defence against the charge of murdering Ree...

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Posted on Apr 14, 2014

How Army Colonel Was Killed, Burnt In Maiduguri

Boko Haram insurgents on Monday killed a military commander, Col. Kabiru Salisu and an unknown number of soldiers inside an Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) after they used superior firepower to burn the APC with the soldiers inside. Though the Military did not confirm the incident, Salisu’s close frien...

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Posted on Apr 11, 2014

1 killed, 6 injured, during UEFA match in Yobe

Unknown gunmen kills one, injures six during Champions League match Gunmen on Wednesday night, shot dead a football fan and wounded six others at a viewing centre in Potiskum town of Yobe. Alhaji Sanusi Rufai, Yobe Commissioner of Police, confirmed the incident on Thursday. He said that the gunmen stormed the...

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Posted on Apr 10, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Tells How He Killed Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius, on Tuesday, broke down as he told South African court how he accidentally killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp and that she  died in his arms, blood pouring from her body, as he tried to revive her after shooting her by mistake. Facing questioning from prosecutor Gerrie Nel for the first t...

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Posted on Apr 10, 2014

Enugu officials killed my 17-year old son – Mother

The mother of a 17-year old boy allegedly beaten to death by officials of the Enugu State Waste Management Authority (ESWAMA), Catherine Ede, has called on the police to bring the killers to book. Ede, whose son, Chidiebere Ede, was killed on 7 April after being beaten by ESWAMA officials is yet to get justic...

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Posted on Apr 9, 2014

Four Islamists killed in failed suicide attack

Four Islamists killed in failed suicide attack Four would-be suicide bombers planning to blow up a petrol station in Maiduguri, Borno state have been killed by soldiers after they opened fire on their explosives-packed cars, the military and witnesses said. The suspected Boko Haram Islamists were trying to at...

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Posted on Apr 1, 2014

CGC ELECTION: Two killed, several others injured in Imo State.

Two persons were feared killed, while several others sustained serious injuries during the Community Government Council (CGC) election held in the 637 communities across the 27 local government areas of Imo State. The Imo state Commissioner of Police, Abdulmajid Ali, who confirmed the incident to newsmen in O...

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Posted on Mar 31, 2014

4 Suspected Terrorists Killed In JTF Raid

Four suspected terrorists have been confirmed dead while others were arrested in a raid carried out by the JTF at Gayawa village of Ungogo Local Government Area of Kano state, North West Nigeria.  Residents told Channels Television that sporadic gunshots and several explosions were heard around the area in t...

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Posted on Nov 19, 2013

2 Soldiers, 5 Suspected terrorist killed in a Joint Security Operation in Kano

by Citizens Platform The Joint Task Force (JTF) on Saturday in Kano said it had killed five suspected terrorists in the Kano metropolis, a statement signed by the JTF spokesman, Ikedichi Iweha reads. The JTF stated that two soldiers lost their lives during the early morning operation with  a combined team o...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Nov 10, 2013

35 killed in Benue by suspected Fulani Herdsmen

by Citizens Platform Fulani herdsmen Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have killed at least, 35 people in seven Agatu villages, of Benue State Saturday according to eyewitness account. The Villages said to have been attacked includes: Ello, Okpagabi, Ogwule-Ankpa, Ogbangede, Ekwo, Enogaje and Okpanchenyi...

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Posted on Nov 10, 2013

Seven Killed in JTF Raid Of Terrorists Hideout

Five suspected terrorists and two operatives of the Joint Task Force (JTF) have been killed in raid of terrorists’ hideout in Otoro Quarters in Kano State. The JTF spokesman, Captain Ikedichi Iweha, said that the group stormed the place on Saturday morning, resulting in a shootout that claimed the lives of ...

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Posted on Nov 9, 2013

Seven Killed in JTF Raid Of Terrorists Hideout

Five suspected terrorists and two operatives of the Joint Task Force (JTF) have been killed in raid of terrorists’ hideout in Otoro Quarters in Kano State. The JTF spokesman, Captain Ikedichi Iweha, said that the group stormed the place on Saturday morning, resulting in a shootout that claimed the lives of ...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Nov 9, 2013

Tuareg Rebels killed in Battle with Malian Troops

Up to three fighters from the MNLA Tuareg separatist group were killed in a clash with the Malian army in the north of the country on Friday, a security source, a U.N. spokesman and a resident said.  Tuareg rebels seized control of the northern town of Kidal and some surrounding areas after a French-led mili...

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Posted on Nov 9, 2013

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