Soccer Fans Targeted in Another Nigeria Blast


At least three people have been killed in Jos after a car exploded targeting football fans watching the European Champions League final.
  • Nigeria:  Jos Bombing - Jang Orders Local Security Outfit Take-Off

    Vanguard, 26 May 2014

    JOS --Governor Jonah Jang of Plateau State, yesterday, asked the people of the state not to be cowed by the spate of bombings being launched by terrorists in the state but to be ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  UEFA Champions League Final Claims Two in Lagos

    This Day, 26 May 2014

    Two football fans - 39-year-old Mr. Olusoga Ogunbanjo and 42-year-old Mr. Bambo Sholeye - on Saturday slumped and died in Lagos Island, during the UEFA Champions League final ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Champions League Fans Targeted in Another Jos Blast

    Vanguard, 25 May 2014

    At least three people were killed on Saturday in the central Nigerian city of Jos in an explosion targeting football fans watching the European Champions League final, the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jos Bombing - Attacker Detonated Car When Asked to Re-Park, Says Witness

    Premium Times, 25 May 2014

    The man whose car exploded near a football viewing centre in Jos, Plateau State, killing at least three people Saturday night, detonated the vehicle after being asked to re-park, a ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Again, Explosion Rocks Jos

    Leadership, 25 May 2014

    Another bomb blast yesternight occurred around Angwan Rukuba area of Jos North local government of Plateau State, less than a week after the city was rocked by a twin blast that ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  One Killed, Four Declared Missing After Skirmishes From Jos Blast

    This Day, 26 May 2014

    One passer-by was yesterday believed to have been killed, two others rescued and four still missing following the skirmishes that followed the bomb blast that rocked Jos, the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  My Father Died a Hero - Blast Victim's Son

    Daily Trust, 26 May 2014

    The son of one of the victims of Saturday night's explosion in Jos yesterday said his father sacrificed his life to protect his family and community. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Two Die Trying to Stop Bomber

    Daily Trust, 26 May 2014

    Witnesses say two men in their early 50's Saturday night died attempting to apprehend the Boko Haram member who attempted to park a Honda Oddesy car beside a house close to the TV ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  STF Confirms Three Killed, Two Injured in Jos Explosion

    Daily Independent, 25 May 2014

    The Special Task Force (STF), maintaining security in Plateau, has confirmed that three people were killed in Saturday night explosion on Bauchi Road, Jos. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Another Bomb Explodes in Jos

    Daily Independent, 25 May 2014

    A bomb exploded near a football viewing centre along Bauchi Road in Jos on Saturday. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jos Recent Blast Was Car Bomb - Police

    Vanguard, 25 May 2014

    An explosion that killed at least three people in the central Nigerian city of Jos was hidden in a car, police said on Sunday, as an investigation opened into the second deadly ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Tension, As Another Bomb Blast Rocks Jos

    This Day, 25 May 2014

    Another bomb blast rocked Jos, the Plateau State capital, last night, four days after the twin blasts in the city that killed more than 120 people and injured many others. Eye ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bomb Blast Hits Jos Again

    This Day, 24 May 2014

    Another bomb blast has occurred in Jos, along Bauchi Road, at a football viewing centre, near Bauchi Motor Park at about 9.20pm. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Explosion Rocks Jos Again

    Daily Trust, 24 May 2014

    A bomb has exploded this evening near Bauchi road in Jos, the Plateu state capital. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Four Days After Bomb Blast - Unclaimed Corpses Fill Jos Mortuaries

    Leadership, 24 May 2014

    Four days after twin bomb blasts rocked Jos, the Plateau State capital, leaving over 200 people dead, unclaimed decomposing corpses still litter the morgues of some hospitals in ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Another Bomb Explosion Rocks Jos City

    Premium Times, 24 May 2014

    Less than a week after multiple explosion killed over 200 people in Jos, the Plateau State capital, another round of explosion has gone off in the city Saturday night, residents ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Real Madrid Are European Champions

    Premium Times, 24 May 2014

    Real Madrid on Saturday won the UEFA Champions League for the 10th time as they defeated city rivals, Athletico Madrid, 4-1. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Two Real Madrid Fans Die in Lagos

    Vanguard, 26 May 2014

    Two fans of Real Madrid died weekend at Lagos Island, following the club's inability to get an early equaliser against Athletico Madrid. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Another Bomb Explosion Rocks Jos

    Premium Times, 24 May 2014

    Less than a week after multiple explosion killed over 200 people in Jos, the Plateau State capital, another round of explosion has gone off in the city Saturday night, residents ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Three Killed in Fresh Jos Explosion, NEMA Says

    Premium Times, 25 May 2014

    At least three people were killed and three others injured in the Saturday night explosion near a football viewing centre at Bauchi Road in Jos North Local Government Area of ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Explosion in Jos

    Voice of America, 24 May 2014

    An explosion near an open-air venue packed with soccer fans watching a televised game has shaken Jos, Nigeria. read more »

  • Nigeria:  After Nigerian Bombings, Families Search for Dead

    Voice of America, 23 May 2014

    Families in the central Nigerian city of Jos flocked to the city morgue Friday, searching for victims of twin car bomb blasts that killed at least 130. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram - Small in Numbers, Big in Impact Across Nigeria

    Voice of America, 23 May 2014

    The Nigerian state governor whose region is considered the base for Boko Haram said the militants are small in numbers -- but are having a huge and destructive impact. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Giwa FC Not Deterred By Jos Blasts, Says Manager

    Daily Independent, 23 May 2014

    As Nigerians continue to mourn the dead and sympathise with the injured of Jos blast Aminu Musa who had his last game in full charge as the head Manager of Giwa FC has said the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jos Bomb Blasts - Jang Arrives, Says Jonathan's Opponents Will Fail

    Vanguard, 24 May 2014

    A Pastor with the Kingdom Dominion Chapel Dain Kowa, Jos, Plateau State, Godwin Ejeh, who lost his 18-years old daughter, Shekina, during Tuesday's twin-bomb blasts in the city has ... read more »

Champions League fans targeted in Nigeria (file photo).