Two Suicide Bombers Killed Behind University of Maiduguri

A man cycles past a military truck in Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria, August 31, 2016. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde


Yesterday 6/7/2017, at about 2150hrs, two male suicide bombers were sighted and intercepted along the parapet behind the University of Maiduguri by joint security operatives deployed to the University.

One of the suicide bomber was shot dead, while the second bomber hurriedly detonated IED strapped to his body, killing himself, to avoid being captured alive.

It will interest you to know that, the command recently deployed a full unit of PMF personnel, as well as guard and sniffer police dogs to the University, to compliment the presence of security personnel there.

These deployments have started yielding the desired results, amongst which are, to prevent and nip in the bud any attempt by these enemies of peace to threaten the lives and safety of the University of Maiduguri community and it’s environs.

Police EOD team were drafted to sanitize the scene and its environ, and normalcy has since been restored.

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Godwin Okafor is a financial journalist, Internet Social Entrepreneur and the Founder Naija247news Media Ltd He has over 16 experiences in journalism, which cuts across traditional and digital media. He started his journalism career in Business Day, Where he was a senior editorial graphic artist, before he left to start Naija247news, An Online Financial Newspaper in 2010. He has won series of awards and he is the chairman of Emmerich Resources Limited, the publisher of and also sits on the board of Students In Business Awards, (SIBA).


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