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Maiduguri hit by suicide bomber on New Year’s day



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The troubled capital of Maiduguri in Borno State has been hit again by a suicide bomber on New Year’s Eve.

The blast according to an eyewitness, occurred at a tea drinking joint near the Nigerian Customs Service office.

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According Victor Isuku, the state police spokesman who confirmed the incident to Punch via SMS, the suicide bomber has thus far been recorded as the only casualty of the explosion.

“Information reaching me now is that there was an explosion at custom area.” Isuku revealed in the SMS.

Continuing, he added that; “Preliminary details available is that only the suicide bomber affected. Now on standby for details soonest.”


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  1. Balarabe musa

    January 1, 2017 at 12:16 pm

    I know these boko harams are becoming unbecoming but soon they will be defeated Insha Allah.


    January 1, 2017 at 12:48 pm

    When will this bombing cease totally in Nigeria?
    When are we going to celebrate a day peaceful scenario in Maiduguri?
    We need God intervention.

    • seyi jelili

      January 1, 2017 at 1:03 pm

      Same question I do ask too?
      Can we ever have a day without hearing of any heinous act in Maiduguri?
      Its just suddenly turned to a den of destruction.

      • Joy Madu

        January 1, 2017 at 10:37 pm

        Maiduguri will soon enjoy peace again. Let’s pray

  3. yanju omotodun

    January 1, 2017 at 12:53 pm

    Well the truth is that , no matter how hard we try to stop this bombing of a thing, it won’t stop .it has come to stay finally , just like nothing can stop militancy in the Niger Delta region likewise.

    • chichi emerue

      January 1, 2017 at 10:14 pm

      You must be a bad and evil person. Book haram will soon stop and will exist no more

  4. Roland Uchendu Pele

    January 1, 2017 at 1:01 pm

    maiduguri has suffered so much, and yet it doesnt look like its ending. Lovers of death won’t stop bombing the city.

    • Animashaun Ayodeji

      January 1, 2017 at 1:23 pm

      It’s sad the residents won’t celebrate New Year without any fear of attack. God will restore peace there IJN

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