Nigeria: Panic As Police Arrest Two Terror Suspects


Two terror suspects who have been accused of being responsible for the bomb attacks on media houses have been arrested in Abuja.

Nigerians listen for the latest election news on their radios in Kano, northern Nigeria, 19 April 2007.

  • Nigeria:  IBAN Visits ThisDay, Decries Attacks On Media Houses By Boko Haram

    This Day, 17 May 2012

    Following the attacks on media houses by Boko Haram sect, the Independent Broadcasting Association of Nigeria (IBAN) Wednesday said the sect's attacks and threats should not be ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Attacks Dangerous Trend - Tambuwal

    Daily Trust, 27 April 2012

    Speaker of the House of Representatives Aminu Waziri Tambuwal said he received with shock, the news of the bomb blasts that rocked the Abuja and Kaduna offices of THisDay and Daily ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  ThisDay , Sun, the Moment Bombed

    Vanguard, 27 April 2012

    The terrorist campaign rocking Northern Nigeria, yesterday, turned fatal towards the Nigerian media with simultaneous bomb attacks on Thisday Newspapers in Abuja and Kaduna, as ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Media Under Siege as Boko Haram Bombs Thisday, Sun, the Moment

    Leadership, 27 April 2012

    For the first time since it began a series of deadly bomb attacks, the Boko Haram sect yesterday turned its attention to the media. It unleashed a string of coordinated attacks on ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Muslim Journalists Condemn Blasts

    Daily Trust, 27 April 2012

    The Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria (MMPN) has condemned yesterday's multiple bombings at ThisDay and Daily Sun offices in Abuja and Kaduna. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Editors - Blasts, Assault on Free Speech

    Daily Trust, 27 April 2012

    The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) said it has received with horrors, the report of violent attacks on ThisDay, SUN and Moment newspapers' offices in Abuja and Kaduna yesterday ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Three Killed in Kaduna

    Daily Trust, 27 April 2012

    Another bomb exploded at the popular SOJ Plaza on Kontagora Road by the famous Ahmadu Bello Way yesterday in Kaduna. The plaza is housing offices, including those of the ThisDay, ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bomber Blasts the Moment and Two Newspapers Offices in Kaduna, Abuja

    The Moment, 26 April 2012

    THE Kaduna offices of The Moment Newspapers, ThisDay and Daily Sun were targets of unknown persons on Thursday morning's bomb blast. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bombings - Mimiko Condemns Attacks on Thisday Offices

    Vanguard, 27 April 2012

    Ondo State Governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko yesterday condemned the bombing of the Abuja Corporate office of Leaders and Company, Publishers of ThisDay newspaper, submitting that it's ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Why We Attacked ThisDay, Others - Boko Haram

    Vanguard, 27 April 2012

    Jihad, popularly known as Boko Haram, said yesterday that it attacked Thisday newspaper's offices in Abuja and Kaduna to send a strong message to the media that it would no longer ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Govt Urged to Protect Media After Car Bomb Attacks

    Reporters sans Frontières, 27 April 2012

    Reporters Without Borders is dismayed by yesterday's bombings targeting newspapers in the capital, Abuja, and the northern city of Kaduna and calls on the Nigerian authorities to ... read more »

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  • This Day Bomb Attacks

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    Daily Trust
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    26 April 2012

    Two bomb explosions have hit the ThisDay offices in the states of Abuja and Kaduna, leaving scores of people dead and injured. see more »

  • Nigeria:  Police Confirm Three Dead, 25 Injured in Kaduna Bomb Blasts

    Daily Trust, 26 April 2012

    The Police in Kaduna Thursday confirmed that three persons died and 25 others were injured in the bomb attack on the "SOJ Building" housing the offices of three newspaper houses in ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Explosions Rock Thisday, Abuja, Other Newspapers in Kaduna

    Leadership, 26 April 2012

    A suicide bomber on Thursday, attacked the Abuja office of ThisDay Newspapers. The office is located at Jabi. read more »

  • Nigeria:  This Day Blast - Survivors Relive Narrow Escape

    Daily Trust, 26 April 2012

    Okwum: His scream as he was knocked off a scaffolding may have saved some others read more »

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Explosions at ThisDay offices in Abuja and Kaduna.