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Nigeria: Al-Qaida-Linked Man Involved in UN Bombing

Posted August 31st, 2011 at 8:40 am (UTC-5)
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Nigerian authorities say a man with links to al-Qaida helped orchestrate last week’s bombing of the U.N. headquarters in Abuja that killed 23 people. The Nigerian State Security Service said Wednesday that Mamman Nur, a member of the radical Islamist sect Boko Haram, masterminded the attack while working “in concert” with two other suspects who […]

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UN To Reasses Security Threats After Nigeria Bombing

Posted August 30th, 2011 at 7:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says the United Nations will review security threats to its buildings around the world in the wake of last week’s bombing of the U.N. headquarters in Nigeria. Mr. Ban told the U.N. Security Council Tuesday that the international organization will be undertaking a full review of the bombing itself as […]

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Death Toll From UN Nigeria Bombing Up to 23

Posted August 28th, 2011 at 6:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The United Nations says the death toll from Friday’s bombing of the U.N. headquarters in Nigeria has risen to 23 – and another 81 people were wounded in the attack. U.N. Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro visited some of the wounded Sunday as U.N. and Nigerian officials continue their investigation. The U.N. security chief said no […]

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Death Toll From UN Nigeria Bombing Up to 23

Posted August 28th, 2011 at 8:30 am (UTC-5)
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The United Nations says the death toll from Friday’s bombing of the U.N. headquarters in Nigeria has risen to 23. A U.N. spokesman in Nigeria, Martin Dawes, said Sunday that another 81 people were wounded in the attack. U.N. Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro visited some of the wounded Sunday as U.N. and Nigerian officials continued […]

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Nigeria President Visits Bombed UN HQ

Posted August 27th, 2011 at 4:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Nigeria’s president has visited the United Nations headquarters in the capital, Abuja, where a car bombing killed at least 19 people. President Goodluck Jonathan Saturday offered condolences to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for what he called a “dastardly” act. He said his government is working to bring terrorism “under control,” and said it would also […]

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Nigeria President Visits Bombed UN HQ

Posted August 27th, 2011 at 9:15 am (UTC-5)
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Nigeria’s president has visited the United Nations headquarters in the capital, Abuja, where a car bombing killed at least 19 people. President Goodluck Jonathan Saturday offered condolences to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for what he called a “dastardly” act. He said his government is working to bring terrorism “under control,” and said it would also […]

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Nigerial Radicals Say They Bombed UN Center, 18 Dead

Posted August 26th, 2011 at 5:35 pm (UTC-5)
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An extremist Islamic group in Nigeria says it carried out a car bombing that killed at least 18 people at the United Nations building in the capital, Abuja. Witnesses say a vehicle forced its way past two security gates at the sprawling complex and exploded inside the compound shortly before noon Friday, local time. After […]

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Nigerial Radicals Say They Bombed UN Center, 18 Dead

Posted August 26th, 2011 at 1:25 pm (UTC-5)
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An extremist Islamic group in Nigeria says it carried out a car bombing that killed at least 18 people at the United Nations building in the capital, Abuja. Witnesses say a vehicle forced its way past security gates at the sprawling complex and exploded inside the compound shortly before noon Friday local time. After the […]

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Nigerian Radicals Say They Bombed UN Center, Killing 18

Posted August 26th, 2011 at 12:30 pm (UTC-5)
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A radical Islamic group in Nigeria says it carried out a car bombing that killed at least 18 people at the United Nations building in Abuja. Witnesses said a vehicle forced its way past security gates at the sprawling complex and exploded inside the compound at about 11 a.m. Friday . Rescuers raced to pull […]

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10 Killed in Bomb Blast at UN Building in Nigerian Capital

Posted August 26th, 2011 at 10:45 am (UTC-5)
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A bomb blast at the United Nations building in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, has killed at least 16 people. Witnesses report seeing a vehicle force its way past security and explode once it reached the four-story building on Friday morning. Rescuers raced to pull bodies and survivors from the rubble at the compound. Speaking from New […]

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