Hundreds of militants today staged a multi-pronged attack on the city of Maiduguri, witnesses say. On entering the city, the attackers split into smaller groups – heading for the barracks, the university and an area where civil servants live.
Gunmen suspected to be sea pirates yesterday attacked two tugboats operated by the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC). The attackers also kidnapped the captains of the boats. A source reported that the incident occurred around 1.30 a.m. on Wednesday. A security source added that the attacks occurred at Peter’s