DSP Victor Isuku, the Police Public Relations Officer, confirmed this in a statement issued in Maiduguri
Borno State Police Command
Isuku said that the victims were rescued by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad on September 8, after a gun duel with the abductors at their hideout in Kumuya village, Buni Yadi in the neighbouring Yobe.
A statement signed by Murtala Ibrahim, the Deputy Police Public Relations Officer, said a male suicide bomber targeted an armoured vehicle of the Police Special Anti-Robbery Squad and detonated the explosive strapped to his body
The Commissioner, Damian Chukwu, confirmed the attack in a Short Message Service sent to newsmen on Wednesday in Maiduguri
Chukwu said the housewife was arrested in Maiduguri alongside seven other suspects, who attacked motorists and snatched vehicles in Jos and Abuja.
The commissioner, however, disclosed that soldiers deployed to Mammanti and Cimeri area foiled an attempt by three other suicide female bombers to penetrate Maiduguri metropolis.
The angry youths were reported to have attacked officials of the Borno State Emergency Management Agency, who were on rescue mission at the scene of suicide bomb attack
A witness, Grema Bana, said the incident occurred at about 4:45pm in one of the pastoralist hamlets in the area
The commissioner, who had since visited the scenes of the attacks, said that four female suicide bombers attacked Moloi, Judumeri and Polo-Sabongari areas of Maiduguri
he Chairman of the State Emergency Management Agency, Alhaji Satomi Ahmed, who confirmed the attacks, said his officials have been mobilised to the scenes
An eyewitness, who pleaded anonymity, said the suicide bombers, believed to be from the Boko Haram sect, attacked the new male hostel block (A) of the institution
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Damian Chukwu, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Maiduguri.
The attention of Borno State Police Command has been drawn to media reports over the attack by Boko Haram terrorists on Military/Police escorted convoy at Abari/Dalwa village Maiduguri/Damboa highway on 20th June, 2017 at about 1130hrs.
Some sources put the number of explosives that went off during the attack, believed to have been carried out by the Boko Haram insurgents, at over five
Damian Chukwu, the State’s Commissioner of Police, stated this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria in Maiduguri
The statement said: “In view of the Eid-el-Fitr sallah celebration coming up, Borno Police Command wishes to reiterate its commitment towards ensuring a crime free celebration
Malam Murtala Ibrahim of the Borno State Police Command Public Relations Unit confirmed the incident in statement he issued in Maiduguri
The Commissioner of Police in Borno State confirmed the development
Damian Chukwu, the Commissioner of Police, made this known in a statement in Maiduguri
The police said worshippers at Juddumari mosque in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, noticed the suspects