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Boko Haram to Bomb Foreign Targets in Abuja, Lagos

Kayode Sesan | Lagos

The Boko Haram terrorist group may be planning more deadly attacks aimed at selected urban, foreign and upscale targets in Abuja and Lagos, SIGNAL can report.

A video released by Boko Haram and obtained by SIGNAL through Mr. Mukhtar Dan’Iyan – an Africa and Middle East Public Policy and Security Expert who tweets via @MrAyeDee contains footages of Boko Haram claiming responsibility for the October 2nd terror attacks in Nyanya and Kuje parts of Abuja which claimed scores of Nigerian lives.

The video, according to Mr. Dan’Iyan who spoke with SIGNAL on Sunday, also identified three black male between the ages of 16 and 30 as the bombers who carried out the deadly attacks in Abuja. Two of the suspected bombers were identified in the video as Abu Sadiq and Abu Othman.

A tweet from Mr. Dan’Iyan’s on Sunday contained screenshots of the three suspected bombers as seen below:




Multiple bomb blasts by suspected Boko Haram terrorists rocked the city of Abuja, the Nigerian capital on Friday October 2nd, 2015, with two explosions recorded in Kuje, a suburb of the city and another at the Nyanya Bus Station thereafter.

Nyanya was the scene of two bombings in 2014, killing scores of Nigerian citizens.

The Nyanya explosive was said to have been detonated at the Jikwoyi Park, Nyanya, on the popular Abuja-Keffi Expressway, killing over 20 persons.

All the bombs were claimed by Boko Haram.



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