Nigeria's Bomb Blast Death Toll Rises


At least 43 people have been killed and many injured after a car bomb exploded at a commercial area in Maiduguri.
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  • Nigeria:  Maiduguri Suicide Bombing - Death Toll Rises to 43

    Vanguard, 16 January 2014

    Death toll from the Tuesday's bomb blast in Maiduguri has risen to 43, hospital sources and emergency workers said. The development prompted Governor Kashim Shettima to shed tears ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Sheriff Blames Maiduguri Bomb Blast On State Govt

    This Day, 16 January 2014

    Tuesday's suicide bomb attack on Maiduguri, which left 30 persons dead and another 50 injured, has been blamed on Borno State Government officials, who were accused of targeting ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Maiduguri Blast Death Toll Rises to 43

    Daily Trust, 16 January 2014

    The death toll from Tuesday's blast near a busy market in Maiduguri rose to 43 yesterday, hospital and emergency workers said. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Borno Blast Not Caused By Boko Haram - Bunu

    Vanguard, 15 January 2014

    The bomb blast that rocked Maiduguri the Borno state capital yesterday, was not from the dreaded Islamist Boko Haram sect but an act of arson targeted at former governor, Senator ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Borno Govt Accused of Bombing Maiduguri

    Premium Times, 15 January 2014

    A former governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff, who has come under attack since Tuesday's bomb blast in Maiduguri, has said the outlawed Boko Haram sect is not responsible for ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Maiduguri Blast Update - 31 Dead, 50 Injured, As Angry Youth Attack Ex-Governor's Property, Supporters

    Premium Times, 15 January 2014

    At least 31 people were killed from Tuesday's suicide bombing in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, according to security sources and eyewitness accounts. Over 50 people also ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Dozens Killed in Bombing

    Daily Trust, 14 January 2014

    Latest information on Maiduguri bomb blast indicates that no fewer than 30 people lost their lives while twenty vehicles and many roadside tents destroyed. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Alert - Blast Targeted At Me - Sheriff Insists

    Daily Trust, 15 January 2014

    The tension in Borno State has taken a new dimension with former Governor Ali Modu Sheriff late at night insisting that the bomb explosion that killed over 30 people in Maiduguri ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  How the Latest Maiduguri Trouble Started

    Daily Trust, 15 January 2014

    The death of the emir of Shani, Alhaji Muhammadu Mailafiya, about three weeks ago set the stage for the latest political crisis in Borno State which raised security concerns after ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Car Bomb Kills 30 in Maiduguri

    Daily Trust, 15 January 2014

    At least 30 people were killed and over 50 others sustained injuries yesterday when a car bomb exploded and rammed into other vehicles in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bomb Explosion Kills 30 in Borno

    Leadership, 15 January 2014

    An explosion that occurred from a suicide bomber's vehicle yesterday claimed no fewer than 30 lives and injured several others in Maiduguri, eyewitnesses and security officials ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  13 Members of Boko Haram Killed By Military in Adamawa

    This Day, 14 January 2014

    The Commanding Officer of a Special Operative Battalion situated in Mubi, Lt Col Beyidi Martins has revealed that the military in Mubi has killed 13 members of the dreaded Boko ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Army Arrests Suspect, Confirms Scores Dead in Maiduguri Bomb Blast

    Premium Times, 14 January 2014

    The Nigerian Army said it has arrested one person over Tuesday's bomb blast in Maiduguri, Borno State. It did not provide details of the suspect. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Many Killed, Injured As Fresh Explosion Rocks Maiduguri

    Vanguard, 14 January 2014

    The relative peace enjoyed by people living in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital was Tuesday disrupted by a deadly bomb blast which rocked the Post Office General area killing no ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Suicide Bomber Kills 17 in Maiduguri

    This Day, 14 January 2014

    At least, 17 persons were killed when suspected suicide bomber detonated bomb at the popular GSM Market near the Post Office in Maiduguri on Tuesday. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Rep Canvasses Thorough Probe of Maiduguri Bomb Blasts

    Vanguard, 15 January 2014

    A member of the House of Representatives, representing Maiduguri Federal Constituency, Mr Kyari Kaka Gujbawu, yesterday called for a thorough investigation into the renewed reign ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Dozens Killed, Scores Injured in Sallah Day Suicide Bombing

    This Day, 15 January 2014

    As the Muslim community worldwide celebrated the birth of Holy Prophet Mohammed, Maiduguri, the troubled capital of Borno State, was thrown into pandemonium yesterday when a ... read more »