How Safe Are Northern Nigerian Cities?


Scores of people have been killed in Bauchi, Borno and Kano States in the past few days in separate incidents that threaten to escalate into crises in the areas.
  • Nigeria:  24 Killed in Bauchi, Borno, Kano

    Vanguard, 4 December 2012

    No fewer than 24 people were killed in Bauchi, Borno and Kano States within Sunday and yesterday following different forms of crises that rocked the areas. read more »

Photo: Leadership

The scene of a previous Kano blasts.

  • Nigeria:  Explosion Injures Four in Kano

    Daily Trust, 4 December 2012

    Four people were injured by an explosion around Kano central Eid ground yesterday. Security officials said a timed-bomb planted by the fence of the worship centre exploded around ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Police, FRSC, Hisbah Officials Injured in Kano Blast

    Leadership, 4 December 2012

    An explosion occurred in the early morning of yesterday around Kantin Kwari Market junction in Kano Metropolis, injuring three people, a road safety official, a policeman and an ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Explosion Rocks Kano

    This Day, 3 December 2012

    An explosion has occured in Kano at the IBB way junction by Kwari Textile Market. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bomb Explosion Injures Three in Kano

    This Day, 4 December 2012

    An early morning bomb explosion yesterday, injured three security personnel at a junction close to Kantin Kwari textile market by IBB way in Kano. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Traffic Warden, Two Others Injured in Kano Bomb Blast

    Vanguard, 3 December 2012

    Three persons, including a traffic warden, were critically injured in an early morning bomb blast at Kantin Kwari junction near the famous Kantin Kware Textile Market in Kano. read more »