Violent attacks leave Nigerians dead, injured

New waves of violence gripped Nigeria on Wednesday as the death toll rises in clashes in the Katsina State region, while a bomb blast in Maiduguri has claimed up to 18 lives in the nation’s northeast. Boko Haram was believed responsible for the terror attack in Borno state, where a car…

Blast kills at least 47 in northern Nigeria

An explosion has killed at least 47 people in a crowded market in Borno state, northern Nigeria, officials said. A military source told Reuters news agency that as many as 52 people are believed to have been injured in the attack. BBC sources said that the explosion hit Jebo livestock…

Attack on Borno area Nigeria by Boko Haram

Around 150 people have been killed in a Boko Haram attack in Nigeria’s north-eastern Borno State on Tuesday June 30 and Wednesday July 1, 2015. News of the attack was slow to reach media due to communications issues in the area taking about 48 hours for the news to reach…