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Police Divisional HQ in Adamawa rocked by explosion

Jimeta Divisional Police Headquarters, in Yola, Adamawa State has been rocked by a powerful explosion. The explosion, which occurred at about 11:44 am on Thursday, is suspected to be from…

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Many killed as explosion rocks mosque in Maiduguri

An explosion has rocked a mosque in Maiduguri, Borno state. Not less than 20 people have been reported dead by eye-witnesses on the scene of the bomb explosion. According to…

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Kano GSM market rocked by deadly explosion

Barely 24 hours after a motor park in Yola, Adamawa was bombed, another explosion has gone off in Kano state. Wednesday afternoon's bomb explosion reportedly took place at Kano GSM…

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Photos from Lagos beer parlour explosion

A beer parlour explosion at Oworonsoki, Lagos on Sunday, injured 4 people including a 6-month old baby. Upon investigation, the National Emergency Agency revealed that the explosion was caused by a leaking…

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The 8 deadliest attacks of Boko Haram since Buhari became President

by Desmond Akatugba Boko Haram insurgents have been on rampant rampage in recent months, with various bomb attacks taking place in several parts of the North East, and many lives…

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BREAKING: Multiple explosion hits Damaturu, several dead

Multiple bomb explosions have been reported at the Buhari Housing Estate, in Damaturu, Yobe state. 16 people have been confirmed dead from the bomb blasts. While the total count of the death…

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Explosion rocks Port Harcourt, many killed

There has been a gas explosion in the Eliozu area of Port Harcourt, Rivers state. Several people have been reported dead from the explosion. A cylinder was said to have exploded…

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Twin explosion rocks Eid prayer ground in Damaturu (UPDATE)

Twin explosions rocked Damaturu, the Yobe State capital at Phase I near Eid Praying ground, Friday morning. Security operatives and men of the anti-bomb squad have condoned off praying grounds to…

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Explosion reported at federal high court in Rivers

There was an explosion outside the premises of the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, today, July 9. The explosion occurred around the time the court was in session, for…

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#NigeriaDecides: One person killed as violence erupts in Osun

by Chinwe Okafor The 2015 presidential elections have kicked off and so far it has been going on peacefully except in some states such as Enugu and Osun state. Currently,…

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Yet again, bomb blast rips through market in Maiduguri

by Panshak Ibrahim For the second time in a week, a bomb blast has ripped through a market in Maiduguri, Borno State. The explosion reportedly occurred at Ahmadu Bello Way near Maiduguri Monday…

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Explosion rocks President Jonathan’s campaign venue in Gombe

by Panshak Ibrahim An explosion has rocked a car-park outside the venue of the campaign rally of President Goodluck Jonathan, in Gombe, on Monday, February 2. According to eyewitnesses, the…

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BREAKING: Petroleum pipeline explodes in Ogun

by Isi Esene There has been a pipeline explosion in the Arepo area of Ogun State. The explosion occurred on Sunday with eyewitness reports of a huge cloud of smoke…

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Hospital tanker explosion kills 3, leaves several injured in Mexico

by Chinwe okafor  A gas tank lorry exploded outside a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City, killing a woman and two babies. The explosion devastated the hospital and left it…

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(Update) Explosion reported at Federal Prison in Ado-Ekiti, prisoners escape

by Kolapo Olapoju Reports say that an explosion has occurred at the Federal Prison in Ado Ekiti, the capital of Ekiti state. According to the Twitter handle of Radio Continental,…

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Update: Police arrest 5 suspects over bomb blast in Bauchi

by Akan Ido Thirteen people have reportedly died in the twin explosion which hit a commercial bank in Azare, Katagum Local Government Area of Bauchi State. The explosion occurred around 9am…

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Sad: Baby dies in stampede after Enugu market explosion

by S'ola Filani A one-year-old baby was feared dead and others wounded following an explosion which occurred at Eke Ozi market in Igboeze North Local Government area of Enugu State,…

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BUSTED: Man caught ‘with explosive material at OAU Awo Hall’ (PICTURED)

by Akan Ido There are unconfirmed reports that a man simply identified as Rasaki Adedayo has been been caught in the premises of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun…

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TERRIBLE: Explosion rocks South-west state of Osun

by 'Jola Sotubo File photo According to reports, a bomb has exploded in Ile-Ife in the early hours of Tuesday. The explosion is said to have occurred at about 3am…

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HORRIFIC: SEE photos from the scene of today’s bomb blast in Maiduguri

by 'Jola Sotubo The violence in the North-Eastern part of the country got elevated today in Borno as a bomb went off in the capital. Official casualty figures have not…

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Bomb blast kills 10 people, injures 14 others in Bauchi (See Photos)

by Zara Mustapha Area around the scene of the blast Bauchi city experienced an explosion in its red light district which has reportedly killed 10 people and injured 14 others…

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BREAKING: Explosion rocks Lagos killing 3 people (PHOTO)

File photo by Akan Ido Nigeria appears to be under siege has an explosion has been recorded in the Apapa area of Lagos killing three people. This is coming about…

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Bomb blast hits Kano School of Hygiene

by Zara Mustapha File photo A blast just occurred at the School of Hygiene, Kano. According to reports, the blast is suspected to have erupted from an explosive device in the…

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UPDATE: Police confirm attack on football viewing centre in Yobe

File photo by Isi Esene Reports of an explosion at a football viewing centre in Damaturu, the capital of Yobe State has been confirmed by police authorities. YNaija broke the…

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BREAKING: Explosion rocks football viewing centre in Yobe

File photo by Isi Esene Reports coming in indicate there has been an explosion at a football viewing centre in Damaturu, the capital of Yobe State. The blast which happened…

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‘It’s a controlled blast’ – Army reacts to Abuja explosion

by Oge Okonkwo File photo: Nyanya bomb blast Kurudu, a community on the outskirts of Abuja experienced pandemonium today as a loud explosion was heard by residents. Many assumed it may…

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Suicide bomber, 2 others die in Jos blast – Police

by S'ola Filani A suicide bomber and two other persons - a landlord and his son - have been confirmed dead while three others were injured in the blast that…

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UPDATE: Panic as explosion hits football viewing centre in Jos

File photo by Akan Ido Reports of a fresh explosion in Jos, the capital of Plateau have been confirmed. Eyewitnesses say the explosion occurred close to a football viewing centre where fans…

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BREAKING: Another explosion hits Jos

File photo by Akan Ido There are reports of another explosion in Jos, the capital of Plateau State. Sources say the explosion occurred around Bauchi Road close to the University of Jos. According to…

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Collins Uma: Fond memories of Jos is all we have (Y! FrontPage)

by Collins Uma Jos was to me a place to find solace. The city that gave me a Degree. Now that city is facing ruin and political will to fight…

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