Sixteen dead as ISIS militants attack northern Iraq

Shooting and bomb attacks claimed by Islamic State (ISIS) killed at least 16 people in northern Iraq on Friday, days after Islamic State’s deadliest blasts so far this year in the capital stirred public criticism of government security measures. Three gunmen opened fire with machine guns around midnight at a cafe in the predominately Shi’ite… Read More Sixteen dead as ISIS militants attack northern Iraq

Three police officers dead as two ISIS suicide bombers attack police station in Baghdad

Three Iraqi officers were killed and 10 others wounded early Thursday when two suicide bombers blew themselves up at a police station in western Baghdad, authorities said. The Sunni terror group ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement, saying that 20 police officers had died. Police said two men wearing suicide vests targeted… Read More Three police officers dead as two ISIS suicide bombers attack police station in Baghdad

Butchers attack taskforce officials over crackdown on illegal abattoirs

Some officials of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences Unit (Task Force) were  during the weekend, attacked by alleged miscreants during a raid on illegal abattoirs/slabs at Oshodi and Idi-Araba area of Lagos State. The officials were said to have been stabbed with cutlasses and broken bottles while two Toyota Hilux vans and… Read More Butchers attack taskforce officials over crackdown on illegal abattoirs

Islamic militants attack 3 hotels in Ivory Coast

Gunmen mounted deadly attacks at three hotels in the beach resort city of Grand-Bassam, Ivory Coast, shortly after noon on Sunday, according to the government. The government said 16 people were killed, including 14 civilians and two soldiers. Six attackers also died, the government said. French President Francois Hollande, whose nation maintains a close relationship… Read More Islamic militants attack 3 hotels in Ivory Coast

Six dead as Boko Haram insurgents torch village in Borno

Six people were reportedly killed while one person sustained gunshot injury when suspected members of Boko Haram sect invaded Goniambari village in Kaga Local Government Area of Borno state. The insurgents, according to sources also burnt down some houses and vehicles using Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and petrol bombs before looting foodstuffs and livestock. The… Read More Six dead as Boko Haram insurgents torch village in Borno