United Press International
The extremist Nigerian group known as Boko Haram has released a video identifying several news organizations as possible targets of attack. In the 18-minute video, the group also objects to the name Boko Haram, Radio France Internationale reported.
The market in Potiskum, Yobe state, regarded to be biggest of its kind in the town was set on fire by the attackers in reprisal for a gang member who was burnt alive by an angry mob during a failed earlier attack yesterday. Residents say traders had...
Monica Mark in Abuja Nigeria unrest men inspect the wreckage of a car after a bomb blast outside a Catholic church near Abuja last year. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images Up to 50 people were killed in a livestock market in north-east Nigeria after...
Leader Post Online
Gunmen set off explosives and fired on a cattle market in remote northeastern Nigeria overnight, killing at least 56 people, a nurse who received bodies in the local hospital said on Thursday...It was not clear who was behind the attack on Wednesday...
The attack took place around 7.30 pm Wednesday in Potiskum city of Yobe state...State police spokesperson Toyin Gbadegeshin said Thursday that an AK-47 rifle used in the attack has been recovered from the scene. First Published: Thursday, May 03,...
Voice of America
The attack in the city of Potiskum left more than 20 people injured...Witnesses say the attack followed an earlier incident where the gang sought to rob traders at the market. One of the robbers was caught while trying to escape and burned to death.