Fidelity bank card banner Emerald Energy Institute Camano banner

Boko Haram storms Lawmakers’ Abuja Quarters

By News Express on 20/09/2013

Gmail icon

Views: 3,420


This morning’s gunfight at the Apo Legislative Quarters in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, was launched by members of the Boko Haram terrorist group, the country’s secret police has confirmed. Four people were said to have died in the attack which took place around 2.30 a.m. while six were injured, as earlier reported by News Express.

Clearing the fog that surrounded the incident, spokesperson of the State Security Service (SSS), said in a statement issued in Abuja: “In the early hours of today 20th September, 2013, about 0030 hours, a combined security team went for an operation behind the Apo legislative quarters.

“The operation was sequel to information obtained from two (2) Boko Haram elements Kamal ABDULLAHI and Mohammed ADAMU, who had earlier been arrested for terrorist activities. They led the security team to uncompleted buildings where arms were purported to have been buried underground.

“No sooner had the team commenced digging for the arms, than they came under heavy gunfire attack by other Boko Haram elements within the area, which prompted immediate response from the security team. As a result, some persons were injured and twelve (12) others have been arrested in connection with the incident, and are making useful statements.

“Normalcy has returned to the area. Members of the public are advised to go about their normal businesses, as appropriate security measures have been emplaced to ensure the safety of citizens in the FCT.

“We want to reiterate the need for all Nigerians to be vigilant of their immediate environment and promptly report suspicious activities to security agencies. Our National security must remain the collective responsibility of all Nigerians.”

•Photo: SSS spokeswoman Marilyn Ogar.

Source News Express

Posted 20/09/2013 7:37:42 PM

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Amokachi denies rift with Obu

Expectations as Justice Tsoho mounts High Court rostrum...

NiMet predicts cloudy, sunny weather on Saturday

Kadpoly academic staff begin indefinite strike

Senate recommends tax rise on luxury goods

D-Day: Relax, Nigerians; you’ll watch Africa Cup of...

Unemployment in South Africa rises to 27.5 pct...

I will complete all mega projects before I...

Labour calls for end to casual workforce in...

Libya's Haftar orders rebel troops to fight harder...

Breaking News: Bomb blast rocks Yobe bus station,...

Protest in Taraba as youths reject FG’s Ruga...

 

Latest News Biafra: Kanu leads delegation to UN Buhari vs Atiku: Activist seeks visa ban on Presidential Election Petition Tribunal Justices Association to set up vigilance groups in Igboland •Launches intelligence/surveillance unit Makinde drags Ajimobi before EFCC, ICPC UNILAG releases cut off marks for admissions into various courses Anxiety over Alaafin of Oyo’s absence at Oranyan festival Delta rehabilitates Federal roads I’ve passed through turbulent times since becoming Governor — Abiodun Health Management Board Director dragged to ICPC over certificate scandal Police confirms 3 killed in Akwa Ibom cult clash Imo Recruitment, Appointments Committee submits report We must talk about Peter Obi now — Cleric

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (540,147 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (442,789 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (389,057 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (326,522 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (294,476 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (253,553 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (249,593 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (238,203 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (231,355 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (217,339 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (195,742 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (193,347 views)

 

CBN milk production

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (102) Business & Economy (4,443) Business Verdict (80) Columnists (1,108) Complaints & Requests (96) Enterprise & Opportunities (215) Entertainment (664) Features (809) Global Business Monitor (441) ICT Monitor (63) International (3,949) Interview (203) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (170) Maggie's Blog (410) News (51,334) Opinion (1,357) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,441) Religion (1,102) Sports (2,166) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera