• Millions lost as fire razes Potiskum's main market - Vanguard

    Millions lost as fire razes Potiskum's main market
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    MAIDUGURI—Properties worth over N35 million were lost as fire razed about 120 shops at Potiskum's main market, Yobe State. The fire, suspected to have started due to an electrical fault in a shop when electricity supply was restored, reportedly ...
  • Traders loss N35m worth of property as fire razes Potiskum market - Daily Post Nigeria

    Daily Post Nigeria
    Traders loss N35m worth of property as fire razes Potiskum market
    Daily Post Nigeria
    Property worth over N35 million were lost as fire gutted Potiskum main market, razing about 120 shops. The fire reportedly started from an electrical fault in a shop when electricity supply was restored to the Market. DAILY POST reports that the fire ...
  • Potiskum Emirate Council confers traditional title on Gov. Masari - Daily Trust

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    Potiskum Emirate Council confers traditional title on Gov. Masari
    Daily Trust
    The Potiskum Emirate Council in Yobe has conferred the title of 'Shettima Alama' on Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State. A statement issued by Alhaji Abdu Labaran, the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the governor on media, said the Mai of Potiskum ...and more »
  • Masari Becomes Shettima Alama Of Potiskum - Leadership Newspapers

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    Masari Becomes Shettima Alama Of Potiskum
    Leadership Newspapers
    Katsina state governor, Aminu Bello Masari has bagged the prestigious title of SHETTIMA ALAMA from the Potiskum emirate council of Yobe state. Masari who was recently installed as the Muttawalin Hausa by emir of Daura in Katsina state, Umar Faruk Umar ...
    Potiskum Emirate Council confers traditional title on Gov. MasariDaily Trustall 2 news articles »
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  • Yobe expands Potiskum hospital at N742m - Daily Trust

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    Yobe expands Potiskum hospital at N742m
    Daily Trust
    The Yobe State Government is expending N742 million for the total rehabilitation and expansion of the General Hospital, Potiskum. Governor Ibrahim Gaidam who disclosed this yesterday during inspection visit in Potiskum, said the hospital would be ...and more »
  • The people of Potiskum, a city in Northern Nigeria, have found a way around the cash deficit caused by Boko Haram - TechCabal

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    The people of Potiskum, a city in Northern Nigeria, have found a way around the cash deficit caused by Boko Haram
    TechCabal
    According to an article by the Daily Trust, the people of Potiskum, Yobe State, have found a way to get cash despite Boko Haram's disruptive activities in the state. They've adopted Point Of Sale (POS) machines, instead of ATMs, for cash withdrawals.
  • In Potiskum, 'POS bankers' make quick cash - Daily Trust

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    In Potiskum, 'POS bankers' make quick cash
    Daily Trust
    In Potiskum, the commercial hub of Yobe State, people are increasingly adopting Point of Sale (POS) machines in a new form of cash transaction for profit business. Though unconventional, the arrangement is said to have reduced the difficulty in ...
  • #JusticeForHajara: 6 month old baby raped till intestines got destroyed in Potiskum, Yobe. Rapist out on bail - Nigeria Today

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    #JusticeForHajara: 6 month old baby raped till intestines got destroyed in Potiskum, Yobe. Rapist out on bail
    Nigeria Today
    A 6 month old baby girl was defiled & brutally injured by a 40-year-old deaf teacher in Potiskum, Yobe State. Outrage has now been sparked online after it was revealed the accused is out on bail. Do not miss any breaking news. Download the Nigeria ...
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  • DSS Arrests Mastermind Of 2013 Potiskum School Attack - Leadership Newspapers

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    DSS Arrests Mastermind Of 2013 Potiskum School Attack
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    The Department of State Services (DSS) yesterday said it had arrested the suspected mastermind of the attack on students of the Government Secondary School (GSS), Mamudo Village, Potiskum, Yobe State, in 2013. The suspect, Mudaisiru Jibrin (a.k.a. ...and more »
  • BREAKING: Boko Haram attacks school in Potiskum, 12 injured - Reports Afrique News

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    BREAKING: Boko Haram attacks school in Potiskum, 12 injured
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    A gunman opened fire on Friday outside a school in northeast Nigeria's city of Potiskum, seriously wounding 12 students in an area repeatedly targeted by Boko Haram, a police officer and witnesses said, AFP reports. “We have evacuated 12 people with ...and more »
  • Troops Capture 2 Top Boko Haram Commanders In Potiskum (Photos) - 360Nobs.com

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    Troops Capture 2 Top Boko Haram Commanders In Potiskum (Photos)
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    Ground troops attached to Sector 5 of 27 Task Force Brigade, 3 Division, in conjunction with Civilian JTF from Maiduguri, on Thursday apprehended a suspected Boko Haram terrorist, Ibrahim Jagwal, aged 38 at Gishiwa Dabua area of Potiskum, Yobe State.and more »
  • Troops arrest two top Boko Haram commanders in Potiskum, rescue 47 in Alagarno forest - Daily Post Nigeria

    Troops arrest two top Boko Haram commanders in Potiskum, rescue 47 in Alagarno forest
    Daily Post Nigeria
    Troops of Sector 5 of 27 Task Force Brigade, 3 Division, in conjunction with Civilian JTF from Maiduguri, on Thursday arrested a suspected Boko Haram terrorist, Ibrahim Jagwal, aged 38 at Gishiwa Dabua area of Potiskum, Yobe State. The suspected ...and more »
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  • Indian hemp dealer arrested with 136 wraps in Potiskum - Daily Trust

    Indian hemp dealer arrested with 136 wraps in Potiskum
    Daily Trust
    A 50-year-old man, Mohammed Dadi, has been arrested with 136 compressed blocks of Indian hemp (Cannabis Sativa) at Rugar Fulani, near Potiskum, Yobe State. The chairman of Potiskum local government area, Alhaji Muhammad Musa Potiskum who ...
  • Boko Haram Could Not Halt Our Achievements At FCE(T), Potiskum – Provost - Leadership Newspapers

    Boko Haram Could Not Halt Our Achievements At FCE(T), Potiskum – Provost
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    The provost of the Federal College of Education, Technical, Potiskum, Yobe State, Dr Madu Muhammad has been a lecturer at the college for several years before his appointment as provost. In this interview with HUSSAINI JIRGI, he speaks on his ...
  • Man kills own parents, 2 sisters in Potiskum - Daily Trust

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    Man kills own parents, 2 sisters in Potiskum
    Daily Trust
    A 20-year-old man, Adamu Mai-bisco has killed his father, mother, and 2 sisters at Batayya ward in Potiskum, Yobe State. Daily Trust gathered that the incident happened Monday around 11:35pm, following which there was a distress call to the police who ...
    Nigeria: Suspected Boko Haram Man Hacks Parents, Siblings to Death in PotiskumAllAfrica.comall 10 news articles »
  • Horror: Man kills own father, mother, 2 sisters in Potiskum - Daily Trust

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    Horror: Man kills own father, mother, 2 sisters in Potiskum
    Daily Trust
    A 20-year-old Adamu Mai-bisco has killed his father, mother, and two sisters in cold blood at Batayya ward in Potiskum town, Yobe state. Daily Trust gathered that the incident happened last night around 11:35pm before a distress call to the police led ...
    Nigeria: Suspected Boko Haram Man Hacks Parents, Siblings to Death in PotiskumAllAfrica.comall 10 news articles »
  • Four years after attack, Potiskum cattle market struggles back - Daily Trust

    Daily Trust
    Four years after attack, Potiskum cattle market struggles back
    Daily Trust
    The Potiskum International Cattle Market is gradually regaining its usual hustles and bustles four years after a Boko Haram deadliest attack that killed about 100 people and hundreds of livestock. The market has carved a niche for itself as ...and more »
  • Chinese national, church burnt in Maiduguri,19 others killed, Potiskum - Osun Defender

    Chinese national, church burnt in Maiduguri,19 others killed, Potiskum
    Osun Defender
    A Chinese nationale who is an engineer with CGC construction firm handling the dualization of Lagos street and three others were yesterday shot dead in separate attacks by gunmen in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital. This brings to two Chinese ...
  • Beyond Legislation:Day Lawmaker Empowered 100 Widows, Divorcees In Potiskum - Leadership Newspapers

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    Beyond Legislation:Day Lawmaker Empowered 100 Widows, Divorcees In Potiskum
    Leadership Newspapers
    There was celebration in Potiskum, Yobe State as a Federal Lawmaker, representing Pokistum/Nangere federal constituency in the House of Representatives decided to go beyond merely representing his people and empowered about 100 women in various ...
  • Nigeria: Yuguda Is Registrar FCE Potiskum - AllAfrica.com

    Nigeria: Yuguda Is Registrar FCE Potiskum
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    Magaji Yuguda was born on the 9th August, 1965 in Gombe state. He hails from Gombe Local Government Area of Gombe state. Until his recent appointment, he was an employee of Federal College of Education (Technical) Potiskum, Yobe State as a Deputy ...
  • Lawmaker calls for re-opening of banks In Potiskum - NAIJ.COM

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    Lawmaker calls for re-opening of banks In Potiskum
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    The chairman, House committee on Chad Basin Development Authority, Sabo Garbu has called for the re-opening of eight commercial banks in Potiskum which have been shut down in the past four years following series of attacks on the community by the ...
    Rep Calls For Re-opening Of Banks In PotiskumLeadership Newspapersall 2 news articles »
  • Jovago Nigeria: The ancient splendor called Potiskum - Pulse Nigeria

    Jovago Nigeria: The ancient splendor called Potiskum
    Pulse Nigeria
    Jovago NigeriaThe ancient splendor called Potiskum. The largest city in Yobe State, North-east Nigeria, Potiskum is a local government which strongly competes with the state's capital Damaturu. Published: 16.11.2015; Pulse Mix. Print; eMail · play ...
  • DSS arrests Boko Haram masterminds of Jos, Zaria Potiskum bombings - Daily Trust

    Daily Trust
    DSS arrests Boko Haram masterminds of Jos, Zaria Potiskum bombings
    Daily Trust
    The Department of State Services (DSS) said it has arrested a number of alleged Boko Haram commanders who are in covert operations across the country. A statement on Sunday by DSS official Tony Opuiyo said: “a number of them have been arrested in ...
    DSS arrests coordinators of Boko Haram bombings in Lagos, Potiskum, Zaria, othersDailyPost Nigeriaall 984 news articles »
  • DSS arrests coordinators of Boko Haram bombings in Lagos, Potiskum, Zaria, others - DailyPost Nigeria

    DailyPost Nigeria
    DSS arrests coordinators of Boko Haram bombings in Lagos, Potiskum, Zaria, others
    DailyPost Nigeria
    dss In view of the counter terrorism measures put in place by the Department of State Services, DSS, to restore normalcy to the troubled Northeast, the agency has arrested a number of terrorists in Lagos, Kano, Plateau, Enugu and Gombe States between ...and more »
  • Blasts Kill Dozens in Potiskum, Jos - AllAfrica.com

    Blasts Kill Dozens in Potiskum, Jos
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    Dozens of people were reportedly killed in separate bomb blasts that rocked Yobe and Plateau states yesterday. In Potiskum, Yobe State, a suicide bomber killed himself, a pastor and four worshipers at the Redeemed Christian Church in Potiskum, Potiskum ...and more »
  • Dogara Condemns Potiskum Church Attack - AllAfrica.com

    Dogara Condemns Potiskum Church Attack
    AllAfrica.com
    New wave of attacks on communities and worship places by the insurgents Boko Haram members lately would not make Nigerians and the military personnel on the war front despair and succumb to insurgents, speaker of the House of Representatives, ...and more »
  • Potiskum attack: Saraki expresses concern - News24 Nigeria

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    Potiskum attack: Saraki expresses concern
    News24 Nigeria
    Abuja - Senate President Bukola Saraki has described a bomb attack on worshippers at a church in Potiskum, Yobe on Sunday as worrisome. In a statement issued by the Senate President Media Office in Abuja, he urged Boko Haram insurgents to "stop ...
    Suicide Bomber Hits RCCG In Potiskum, Kills SixInformation Nigeria
    Speaker Condemns Potiskum Church BlastTHISDAY Live
    Buhari Condemns Potiskum Church Attack, Assur
  • Suicide Bomber Kills Five in Potiskum Church - AllAfrica.com

    Suicide Bomber Kills Five in Potiskum Church
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    Damaturu — A suicide bomber has detonated explosive killing himself and four others on Sunday morning in a Potiskum Church. The latest attack which took at a Redeemed Church injured one person in the Potiskum, Potiskum Local government area of the ...and more »
  • President Buhari Reacts to Redeemed Christian Church Bombing in Potiskum - Nigerian Bulletin

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    President Buhari Reacts to Redeemed Christian Church Bombing in Potiskum
    Nigerian Bulletin
    Nigeria - President Muhammadu Buhari in a press release yesternight has condemned the recent church bombing on the outskirts of Potiskum, Yobe State. The statement, signed by Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Publicity, says ...
    Breaking News: Bomb Blast In Potiskum Church Kills 6 WorshippersThe Streetjournalall 342 news articles »
  • Dogara condemns Potiskum church attack - Daily Trust

    Dogara condemns Potiskum church attack
    Daily Trust
    New wave of attacks on communities and worship places by the insurgents Boko Haram members lately would not make Nigerians and the military personnel on the war front despair and succumb to insurgents, speaker of the House of Representatives, ...
  • 6 killed in Potiskum church attack - Daily Trust

    6 killed in Potiskum church attack
    Daily Trust
    A suicide bomber yesterday killed himself, a pastor and four worshipers at the Redeemed Christian Church in Potiskum, Potiskum Local Government Area of Yobe State. The church is located at popular Jigawa ward, along Bauchi road. Daily Trust gathered ...
  • Boko Haram Kills Dozens In Potiskum Church, Jos Mosque Attacks - Leadership Newspapers

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    Boko Haram Kills Dozens In Potiskum Church, Jos Mosque Attacks
    Leadership Newspapers
    Six people were killed in Potiskum town, Yobe State, yesterday by a suicide bomber who stormed a Redeemed Church where Christian worshippers were attending Sunday service. The church is situated at Jigawa ward along Jos road, a popular area in the ...
    Speaker Condemns Potiskum Church BlastTHISDAY Live
    Suicide bomber kills 5 in Potiskum ChurchDaily Trust
    Breaking News: Bomb Blast In Po
  • Speaker Condemns Potiskum Church Blast - THISDAY Live

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    Speaker Condemns Potiskum Church Blast
    THISDAY Live
    has condemned Sunday's bomb attack on worshippers in a church in Potiskum, Yobe state, describing it as barbaric, inhuman and wicked. He added that while the motive of the terrorist sect, Boko Haram, is to instil fear in Nigerians with the relentless ...
    Potiskum attack: Saraki expresses concernNews24 Nigeria
    Suicide Bomber Hits RCCG In Potiskum, Kills SixInformation Nigeria
    Buhari Condemns Potiskum Church Attack, Assures Free
  • Breaking News: Bomb Blast In Potiskum Church Kills 6 Worshippers - The Streetjournal

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    Breaking News: Bomb Blast In Potiskum Church Kills 6 Worshippers
    The Streetjournal
    A suicide bomb attack on a local branch of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Potiskum, Yobe State, on Sunday, killed no fewer than six persons, including the suicide bomber. Confirming the incident, Yobe State Police spokesman, Mr Toyin ...
    Boko Haram Kills Dozens in Potiskum Church, Jos Mosque AttacksAllAfrica.comall 45 news articles »
  • Suicide Bomber Hits RCCG In Potiskum, Kills Six - Information Nigeria

    Information Nigeria
    Suicide Bomber Hits RCCG In Potiskum, Kills Six
    Information Nigeria
    A bomb explosion suspected to be from a male suicide bomber has left six people dead and several others injured. The blast reportedly occurred at a local branch of Redeemed Christian Church of God along Bauchi road in Potiskum Town, Yobe State.
    Speaker Condemns Potiskum Church BlastTHISDAY Live
    Buhari Condemns Potiskum Church Attack, Assures Freedom To Practice All Religions360Nobs.com (blog)
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  • Nigeria: Reprise des attaques d'Eglise, 5 morts à Potiskum - Koaci

    Koaci
    Nigeria: Reprise des attaques d'Eglise, 5 morts à Potiskum
    Koaci
    Au moins cinq personnes ont péri dimanche matin dans un attentat-suicide contre une église de Potiskum, dans le nord-est du Nigeria. Les autorités sur place indiquent qu'une une femme, ses deux enfants et un pasteur figurent parmi les victimes du ...and more »
  • Nigeria, kamikaze in chiesa Potiskum: 6 persone uccise - LaPresse

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    Nigeria, kamikaze in chiesa Potiskum: 6 persone uccise
    LaPresse
    Bauchi (Nigeria), 5 lug. (LaPresse/Reuters) - Un attentatore suicida si è fatto esplodere e ha ucciso sei persone in una chiesa a Potiskum, nel nordest della Nigeria, già colpita da attacchi di Boko Haram nel passato. Lo hanno riferito la Croce rossa e ...
    Nigeria: messa domenicale di morte, martirizzati prete e fedeli cristiani a PotiskumaciclicoMagazineall 105 news articles »
  • Suicide Bomber Kills Five At Church In Potiskum, Yobe State - CHANNELS TELEVISION

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    Suicide Bomber Kills Five At Church In Potiskum, Yobe State
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    bomb blast A male suicide bomber on Sunday killed five people at the Redeemed Christian Church in Potiskum, Yobe state, Northeast Nigeria. Worshipers at the church located in Jigawa area outskirts of Potiskum town told Channels Television on phone that ...
    Boko Haram Kills Dozens In Potiskum Church, Jos Mosque AttacksLeadership Newspapers
    Potiskum attack: Saraki expresses concernNews24 Niger
  • Suicide bomber kills 5 in Potiskum Church - Daily Trust

    Daily Trust
    Suicide bomber kills 5 in Potiskum Church
    Daily Trust
    A suicide bomber has detonated explosive killing himself and four others on Sunday morning in a Potiskum Church. The latest attack which took at a Redeemed Church injured one person in the Potiskum, Potiskum Local government area of the state.and more »
  • Suicide bomber strikes in Potiskum church, kills 6 - The News

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    Suicide bomber strikes in Potiskum church, kills 6
    The News
    A suicide bomber killed six persons at a Redeemed church on the outskirts of Potiskum, Yobe state today. A Red Cross official and a witness confirmed the bombing. “People were just going to the church when the bomber entered, otherwise the casualty ...and more »
  • Two blasts in northeast Nigeria's Potiskum kill 10 - defenceWeb

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    Two blasts in northeast Nigeria's Potiskum kill 10
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    alt Two bomb attacks in Nigeria's northeastern city of Potiskum killed 10 people on Monday, eyewitnesses and a hospital source said. The first bomb exploded at around 1 p.m. (1200 GMT) in the office of a group set up to defend local people against such ...and more »
  • Boko Haram: Twin blasts kill 13, injure nine in Potiskum - DailyPost Nigeria

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    Boko Haram: Twin blasts kill 13, injure nine in Potiskum
    DailyPost Nigeria
    Boko Haram leader, Shekau fails to attend TIME 100 Gala Twin bomb blast, which occurred at exactly 12:30 noon at Duruwa, a local alcohol joint as well as the the office of the vigilante group in Potiskum town of Potiskum local government area of Yobe ...
    BREAKING: Twin Suicide Attacks Hit Potiskum, 10 Reportedly Dead (PHOTOS)NAIJ.COM
    10 killed in two blasts in PotiskumNews24 Nigeria
    Twin Suicide Attacks
  • BREAKING: 10 Feared Killed As Bomb Blast Rocks Potiskum, Yobe - Entertainment Express

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    BREAKING: 10 Feared Killed As Bomb Blast Rocks Potiskum, Yobe
    Entertainment Express
    Information reaching ExpressNG from the volatile city of Yobe has it that no fewer than 10 people, this afternoon, were killed after multiple bomb blasts ripped through Potiskum area of the state. The blast, which reportedly went up at about 12.30pm ...
  • Nigeria : Un double attentat suicide fait 10 morts à Potiskum - Koaci

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    Nigeria : Un double attentat suicide fait 10 morts à Potiskum
    Koaci
    Deux explosions ont tué au moins dix personnes lundi à Potiskum, une ville importante dans l'État de Yobe, au nord du Nigeria Search Nigeria . Selon les informations , la première attaque s'est produite vers 12h15 (11h15 GMT) dans le quartier Igwanda ...
    Nigeria : au moins 10 morts dans un double attentat à PotiskumLa Voix de l’Amériqueall 16 news articles »
  • Two blasts in northeast Nigeria's Potiskum kill 10 - Yahoo News

    Two blasts in northeast Nigeria's Potiskum kill 10
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    BAUCHI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Two bomb attacks in Nigeria's northeastern city of Potiskum killed 10 people on Monday, eyewitnesses and a hospital source said. Related Stories. Bomb blast hits market in Nigeria's Maiduguri city, 50 killed -witness Reuters ...and more »
  • BREAKING: Twin Suicide Attacks Hit Potiskum, 10 Reportedly Dead (PHOTOS) - NAIJ.COM

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    BREAKING: Twin Suicide Attacks Hit Potiskum, 10 Reportedly Dead (PHOTOS)
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    Reports just reaching us indicate that two explosions in Potiskum, Yobe State have claimed the lives of 10 people, causing serious injuries to eight. It was gathered that vigilantes and security agents were reportedly killed in the explosion this ...
    Boko Haram: Twin blasts kill 13, injure nine in PotiskumDailyPost Nigeria
    Nigeria: Twin Bomb Blast Hits Potiskum, Yobe StateNigerian Bulletin
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  • Nigeria : au moins 10 morts dans un double attentat à Potiskum - La Voix de l’Amérique

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    Nigeria : au moins 10 morts dans un double attentat à Potiskum
    La Voix de l’Amérique
    La police et des miliciens qui collaborent avec l'armée dans la lutte contre Boko Haram, ont confirmé le double attentat lundi. Imprimer; Commentaire; Partagez: Des équipes de secours s'activent sur le lieu d'un attentat près d'un marché à Maiduguri ...
    Nigeria : Un double attentat suicide fait 10 morts à PotiskumKoaciall 16 news articles »
  • 10 people killed in 2 separate blasts in Potiskum, Nigeria, police source says ... - BreakingNews.com

    10 people killed in 2 separate blasts in Potiskum, Nigeria, police source says ...
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    Partner Disclaimer: This item was submitted to breakingnews.com, but has not been approved by our editors. Read more on trust.org · Alert my friends. 1 WHOA! Nigeria election 2015. May 29, 2015, 01:36 PM GMT ( 16d ). Photo: Nigeria releases official ...
  • Suicide bomber kills 8 at Nigerian bus station - Hilton Head Island Packet

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    Suicide bomber kills 8 at Nigerian bus station
    Hilton Head Island Packet
    Men inspect a bus on Feb. 24, 2015, following an explosion in one of the recent suicide bomb explosion in a bus station in Potiskum, Nigeria. A teenage suicide bomber blew herself up and killed seven other people Saturday, May 16, 2015, outside a ...
    Suicide bomber explodes at Nigerian bus station, kills 8SunHerald.comall 466 news articles »
  • Suicide bomber kills 8 at Nigerian bus station - TheNewsTribune.com

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    Suicide bomber kills 8 at Nigerian bus station
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    Men inspect a bus on Feb. 24, 2015, following an explosion in one of the recent suicide bomb explosion in a bus station in Potiskum, Nigeria. A teenage suicide bomber blew herself up and killed seven other people Saturday, May 16, 2015, outside a ...
    Suicide bomber explodes at Nigerian bus station, kills 8SunHerald.comall 466 news articles »