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Nigeria Suicide Bomber Strikes Bus Station

Nigeria Suicide Bomber Strikes Bus Station

A female suicide bomber struck a busy bus station in the northeast Nigeria city of Damaturu on Sunday afternoon. The girl killed at least 10 people, although some estimate that she took the lives of 16 people in the attack. 30 others were injured in the blast. The teenage girl slipped through the security checkpoint […]

Boko Haram Uprising Causes Delay in Nigerian Elections

Boko Haram Uprising Causes Delay in Nigerian Elections

A recent increase in violence in the Nigerian Boko Haram uprising has caused the electoral commission to call for a delay in the presidential election. Originally set for February 14, the election will now be held on March 28 to give security forces time to ensure the safety of voters. If the election were to […]

Nigeria Insurgency May Need More Than Dialogue

Nigeria Insurgency May Need More Than Dialogue

It started as street tout outrage in 2002 in the Northern Nigeria. Many people thought it was caused by joblessness, marginalization, religious or communal restlessness. Lives were lost everyday. Churches and mosques were burnt without restriction. Everybody, including the Federal Government of Nigeria, believed that the insurgency could be brought to rest by dialogue. Committees […]

Nigeria Nollywood Star’s Wife in Accident

Nigeria Nollywood Star’s Wife in Accident

The wife of Jike Kosoko, a famous Nollywood star, was injured in a car accident along the Sagamu Abeokuta expressway in Nigeria. Henrietta Kosoko, his third wife, reportedly was driving down the highway when she lost control and went off of the road, crashing into an electrical pole. Jike Kosoko is one of the most […]

Nigeria Suicide Bombing Kills 19

Nigeria Suicide Bombing Kills 19

A suicide attack in the city of Maidugury in Nigeria, carried out by a young girl in the Monday Market, killed at least 19 people and has injured 18 more. The girl is believed to have been around 10 years old. Gideon Jubrin, spokesperson for local police, reported that the improvised device killed 19, plus the […]

Nigerian Army Base Seized by Boko Haram

Nigerian Army Base Seized by Boko Haram

An army base in northeastern Nigeria was seized by Boko Haram militants while eviscerating troops according to security sources. The army base, Baga, located on the shores of Lake Chad, is reportedly the headquarters for a multinational coalition including troops from Cameroon, Chad, Nigeria, and Niger. Currently, only Nigerian soldiers are stationed at the base. […]

Boko Haram Kidnaps More Women in Northeastern Nigeria [Video]

Boko Haram Kidnaps More Women in Northeastern Nigeria [Video]

Boko Haram militants have ravished another northeastern Nigerian village, kidnapping more women and executing at least 33 more people according to one survivor of the attack. According to him, the militant group stormed Gumsuri village and took scores of women, children, and men while leaving bloodshed behind. The terrorist group plundered through the village on […]

Muhammadu Buhari to Contest Presidency Elections in Nigeria

Muhammadu Buhari to Contest Presidency Elections in Nigeria

President Goodluck Jonathan faced former military leader Muhammadu Buhari for the presidency in 2011 and emerged victorious winning the vote 59 percent against 32 percent. In the rare event of history repeating itself, Buhari is set to face Jonathan again after winning a primary against four other candidates in the All Progressives Congress (APC) convention […]

Nigeria Mosque Attack Kills 100

Nigeria Mosque Attack Kills 100

Boko Haram Captive Escapes [Video]

Boko Haram Captive Escapes [Video]

Mercy Paul, 18, escaped the captive clutches of the Boko Haram. Just a short seven months ago, the Islamist terrorist group, Boko Haram, stormed into a village in northern Nigeria and kidnapped more than 200 girls. In video released from the organization, the militants’ leader claimed that the girls had converted over to Islam and […]

Boko Haram Territory Reclaimed

Boko Haram Territory Reclaimed

The town of Chibok, which was recently taken as new territory by the Boko Haram was reclaimed on Saturday by the Nigerian army. The small town that is located in northeastern Nigeria became an internationally recognized battleground between Nigeria and Boko Haram after militants kidnapped over 200 schoolgirls more than six months ago. The kidnappings […]

Nigeria Suspected Suicide Attack on Petrol Station

Nigeria Suspected Suicide Attack on Petrol Station

A truck unloading petrol at the Nagarshiku filling station in Kano, Nigeria was struck by a vehicle in what is suspected to have been a deliberate suicide attack and caused a massive explosion. The entire station, along with an adjacent bus depot, were set on fire. According to witnesses, the vehicle hit the truck and […]

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