Tag: Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari

Boko Haram claims suicide attack in NE Nigeria

Boko Haram claims suicide attack in NE Nigeria

May 12, – The group, using the name Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), said in a statement posted on social media that the bomber “was able to detonate his explosive vest in the area of Maiduguri”. Boko Haram on Thursday claimed a suicide bomb attack that killed two police officers in northeast Nigeria, just […]

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21 die in Nigeria Shiite Muslim march suicide attack

21 die in Nigeria Shiite Muslim march suicide attack

Nov 27, – The attack happened in the village of Dakasoye, some 20 kilometres (13 miles) south of the city, during a march by followers of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria. At least 21 people were killed on Friday when a suicide bomber blew himself up in the crowds at a Shia Muslim procession near […]

November 27, 2015 | By | Reply More
More than 1,000 schools destroyed by Boko Haram this year- UN

More than 1,000 schools destroyed by Boko Haram this year- UN

Nov 16, – Lanzer, who became the UN envoy to central Africa’s restive Sahel region in July, said the targeted schools were in Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria, the four countries most affected by the extremist uprising. Boko Haram Islamists have destroyed an estimated 1,100 schools this year in their stronghold region surrounding Lake Chad, […]

November 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
Bombs kill 29 as Nigerian leader says US hampering fight

Bombs kill 29 as Nigerian leader says US hampering fight

Jul 23, – Nigeria’s National Emergency Management Agency called Thursday for urgent blood donations to treat 105 wounded people, according to spokesman Sani Datti who said at least 29 bodies have been recovered. Bomb blasts at two bustling bus stations killed 29 people and wounded 105, officials said Thursday after Nigeria’s new president warned that […]

July 23, 2015 | By | Reply More
Nigeria’s Buhari vows to recover ‘stolen’ oil money

Nigeria’s Buhari vows to recover ‘stolen’ oil money

Jul 22, – The 72-year-old head of state, in Washington for talks with US officials, alleged that 250,000 barrels of crude were being stolen every day, with the profits going into individual bank accounts. Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to recover “mind-boggling” amounts of stolen oil money and bring those responsible to book, his […]

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