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Suicide Bombers Attack Konduga Village In Borno, Nigeria

Suicide Bombers Attack Konduga Village In Borno, Nigeria

Three suicide bombers have killed 30 people in the village of Konduga in Borno, Nigeria. The attackers targeted an area where people had gathered to watch a football game. At least 30 people were killed in a triple suicide bombing attack in northeast Nigeria late on Sunday, emergency services said. The three suicide bombers detonated […]

4 Suicide Bombers Killed In Failed Attack In Borno

4 Suicide Bombers Killed In Failed Attack In Borno

THE Police Command in Borno said four Boko Haram terrorists were killed by Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) strapped to their bodies in Mainari Kanuri and Shua villages in Konduga Local Government Area of the state.  The Public Relations Officer of the command, DSP Edet Okon, disclosed this in a statement released in Maiduguri on Friday. […]

Borno Blast Kills Two Female Bombers, Injures Nine

Borno Blast Kills Two Female Bombers, Injures Nine

 Borno State Commissioner of Police (CP), Damian Chukwu, says two female suicide bombers that attempted to attack Alikaramanti village in Giwa Barracks of Maiduguri have died. Also, residents of Fori, Jiddari Polo and Lawanti communities of the metropolis had been frightened by two blasts from Improvised Explosion Devices (IEDs). In a statement yesterday in Maiduguri […]

Suicide Bombers Kill 18, Injure 22 In Borno

Suicide Bombers Kill 18, Injure 22 In Borno

Three suicide bombers; two female and a male, sneaked into a fish market (Kasuwan Kifi) at Sabon Gari, remote community in Konduga Local Government at the outskirts of Maiduguri on Friday night, the police said. Commissioner of Police, Borno State, Mr Damian Chukwu said the bombers infiltrated the market after his men had cleared the […]

Four Suicide Bombers Hit Borno, Kill 10, Injured 65

Four Suicide Bombers Hit Borno, Kill 10, Injured 65

Four female suicide bombers were unleashed on Maiduguri, the Borno State capital by the terror group, Boko Haram, on Wednesday The massive attack by the four suicide bombers which claimed their lives, equally left 10 others dead and 65 persons injured, according to the National Emergency Management Agency.  The massive explosion was heard over Maiduguri, […]

Suicide Bombers Kill 27, Wound 83 In Borno

Suicide Bombers Kill 27, Wound 83 In Borno

A Boko Haram suicide bomber on Tuesday killed at least 27 people and wounded 83 in Borno State, local sources told AFP. A female bomber blew herself up and killed 27 others at a market in the village of Konduga near Maiduguri, the epicentre of the conflict between government forces and the Islamist Boko Haram insurgents, […]

Rise in Boko Haram Child Suicide Bombers ‘Alarming’ – UNICEF

Rise in Boko Haram Child Suicide Bombers ‘Alarming’ – UNICEF

An “alarming” number of children, most of them girls, have been used by Boko Haram as suicide bombers in the first months of 2017, UNICEF said Wednesday. The Islamists have increasingly been using children to attack crowded markets, mosques and camps for internally displaced people in northeast Nigeria and the broader Lake Chad region. Experts […]

Nigeria’s Stolen Girls: Inside Boko Haram Territory Where Children Are Forced to Become Suicide Bombers: Reporter’s Notebook

Nigeria’s Stolen Girls: Inside Boko Haram Territory Where Children Are Forced to Become Suicide Bombers: Reporter’s Notebook

We’re speeding down the road in a heavily armored convoy, heading towards the front lines of the battle against African Jihad. This is Boko Haram territory. Outside, the temperature can crack 110 degrees F. We’re traveling inside a thick bubble of security protecting Samantha Power, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. She was there on […]