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Imam, 20 Others Killed In Niger Herdsmen Attack

Imam, 20 Others Killed In Niger Herdsmen Attack

The Imam of Etogi village in Gbara ward of Mokwa Local Government Area in Niger State was among the 21 persons reportedly killed by suspected herdsmen on Saturday morning. The imam was said to be leading 20 other faithful in an early morning prayer, when the herdsmen attacked them with dangerous weapons and embarked on […]

236 People Buried After IDP Camp Bombing By Nigerian Jet

236 People Buried After IDP Camp Bombing By Nigerian Jet

A total of 234 people were killed and buried after a Nigerian military jet mistakenly bombed a camp occupied by persons displaced by Boko Haram, an official has said. The Chairman of Kala-Balge Local Government Area of Borno State, Babagana Malarima, said 234 persons were buried in Rann village, which is in the local government, […]

Godogodo Death Toll Hits 40, As Mob Hacks 14 Herdsmen Dead

Godogodo Death Toll Hits 40, As Mob Hacks 14 Herdsmen Dead

The death toll from the invasion of Godogodo in Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State, between last Saturday and Sunday, has risen from 20 to 40, according to sources from Southern Kaduna Peoples Unions, SOKAPU, the umbrella body of the 67 tribal groupings of Southern Kaduna. However, Kaduna State Police spokesman, ASP Usman Aliyu, […]

Egypt: Death Toll of Egypt’s Migrant Boat Rises To 166

Egypt: Death Toll of Egypt’s Migrant Boat Rises To 166

 More bodies were recovered on Friday after a migrant boat capsized two days earlier, bringing the death toll to 166, reported state-run MENA news agency. The boat which was carrying hundreds, estimated between 450 and 600 migrants, capsized on Wednesday in the Mediterranean Sea off Burg Rashid, a village in the northern Beheira province. Search […]

Somalia: Death Toll in Mogadishu Truck Bomb Rises to 22

Somalia: Death Toll in Mogadishu Truck Bomb Rises to 22

The death toll from a truck bomb attack in Somali capital Mogadishu has risen to 22, including security force members, medical sources said on Tuesday. A driver of local ambulance service said several people who were seriously wounded in the attack have succumbed to their injures at the hospitals in Mogadishu. Al Shabaab claimed responsibility […]

Turkey Military Coup Attempt

Turkey Military Coup Attempt

After a night of explosions, gunfire and tanks rolling along the streets, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Turkey Saturday that an attempted military coup was over and the government was in charge. However, the sounds of fighting were still being reported in Ankara and Istanbul after the chaotic attempt by members of the military to […]

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