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Nigeria: Suicide bombers kill 14 in Maiduguri city
16th Nov 2017

Nigeria: Suicide bombers kill 14 in Maiduguri city

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least 14 people were killed and 29 injured Wednesday when four suicide bombers detonated their explosives in Nigeria’s Maiduguri city. The bombers targeted crowded parts of Muna Gari suburb. The two female … Continued

UN: 100 migrants die in Mediterranean Sea in 4 days
8th Nov 2017

UN: 100 migrants die in Mediterranean Sea in 4 days

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): Nearly 100 refugees have died in the Mediterranean Sea over the last four days, including 26 women from Nigeria, the UN said on Tuesday. Thirty-four bodies have been recovered and an estimated 50 people … Continued

Nigeria: 4 bombers killed, 8 injured in multiple blasts
8th Nov 2017

Nigeria: 4 bombers killed, 8 injured in multiple blasts

By Olarewaju Kola MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA) – Four suicide bombers suspected to be Boko Haram insurgents have been killed in multiple explosions that rocked Nigeria’s northeastern city of Maiduguri on Tuesday. Police Commissioner Damian Chukwu also confirmed eight people were … Continued

Nigeria: 13 killed in twin suicide bomb blasts in Maiduguri
23rd Oct 2017

Nigeria: 13 killed in twin suicide bomb blasts in Maiduguri

By Olarewaju Kola Maiduguri   Maiduguri, Nigeria (AA): Thirteen civilians were killed in twin bomb blasts Sunday night in the northeast Maiduguri city. Police Commissioner, Damian Chukwu confirmed that three suicide bombers suspected to be Boko Haram insurgents detonated IEDs … Continued

Nigeria: Triple suicide bombing killing 12 blamed on Boko Haram
19th Sep 2017

Nigeria: Triple suicide bombing killing 12 blamed on Boko Haram

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): Twelve people were killed and 26 others injured in suspected triple suicide bombings in northeastern Borno State on Monday, according to an official emergency official. State Emergency Management Chairman Ahmed Satomi confirmed the … Continued

Nigeria: 16 killed, 82 injured in suicide blasts in Borno state
17th Aug 2017

Nigeria: 16 killed, 82 injured in suicide blasts in Borno state

– Death toll may rise further after suicide bombers target car parking lot in northeast Borno state UPDATES WITH TURKISH FOREIGN MINISTRY’S STATEMENT By Olarewaju Kola MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA) – At least 16 people were killed and 82 others injured … Continued

Nigeria: Suicide bombers kill 14 near Maiduguri
30th Jul 2017

Nigeria: Suicide bombers kill 14 near Maiduguri

By Olarewaju Kola MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least 14 people were killed, and 15 others injured on Saturday when two suicide bombers forced their way into a refugee camp in northeastern Nigeria, and blew up themselves, authorities said. The bombers … Continued

Nigeria: Suicide bombings kill 17, injure 22 in Maiduguri
13th Jul 2017

Nigeria: Suicide bombings kill 17, injure 22 in Maiduguri

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least 17 people were killed and 22 injured in multiple suicide bombings in northeastern Nigeria, a security official said Wednesday. “Four suicide bombers attacked a crowded area of Molai, a suburb of … Continued

Nigeria: Communal clashes leave 150 dead
5th Jul 2017

Nigeria: Communal clashes leave 150 dead

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): At least 150 people were killed and several thousand others displaced in communal clashes last week in Nigeria’s oil-rich southern Cross River state, an official of the state-run relief agency said Tuesday. “Between … Continued

Nigeria: Multiple explosions kill 12 in Borno State
20th Jun 2017

Nigeria: Multiple explosions kill 12 in Borno State

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least 12 civilians have been killed in multiple explosions in a remote area in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno State. Police said five suicide bombers simultaneously targeted Dalori Kofa, some eight kilometers (nearly five … Continued

Nigeria: Teen girls kill 5 in double suicide bombing in Borno state
6th May 2017

Nigeria: Teen girls kill 5 in double suicide bombing in Borno state

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): Two teenage suicide bombers have blown up themselves in a remote community in Nigeria’s northeast Borno State, killing themselves and five others. Police confirmed Friday’s incident and blamed Boko Haram for the latest … Continued

Nigeria: Suicide bomb attacks kill 3 in Maiduguri
25th Apr 2017

Nigeria: Suicide bomb attacks kill 3 in Maiduguri

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least seven people, including four suicide bombers, have been killed Monday in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, police said. Following the deaths of three suicide bombers Monday morning on the outskirts … Continued

Nigeria: 5 injured near mosque by suicide bomb attack
9th Apr 2017

Nigeria: 5 injured near mosque by suicide bomb attack

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): Five people were injured Saturday when two suicide attackers blew themselves up outside a mosque in a northeastern Nigerian city. The two female suicide bombers targeting a mosque at Juddumuri near a Federal … Continued

Nigeria: 4 killed in suicide bomb blast in Maiduguri
20th Mar 2017

Nigeria: 4 killed in suicide bomb blast in Maiduguri

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): Four people including children and local security volunteers have been confirmed killed by bomb explosions in Nigeria’s northeastern Maiduguri city. Police spokesman in the area, Victor Isuku said the suicide bombers attempted to … Continued

Nigeria: Twin explosions hit Maiduguri univ campus
16th Jan 2017

Nigeria: Twin explosions hit Maiduguri univ campus

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI,  (AA): Dozen have been feared dead and many injured as twin bomb explosions hit a major university in the restive Nigeria’s Maiduguri city early Monday morning. Police said the explosions occurred within the premises of … Continued

Nigeria: Nine dead, 26 injured in multiple blasts
14th Jan 2017

Nigeria: Nine dead, 26 injured in multiple blasts

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS (AA): At least nine people have been confirmed killed and 26 injured in multiple suicide attacks in Nigeria’s northeast Madagali town on Friday, an official with the country’s relief agency has said. “At the moment, … Continued

Nigeria: Suicide bombers at cattle market injure 12
27th Dec 2016

Nigeria: Suicide bombers at cattle market injure 12

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, (AA): Two suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers blew themselves up Monday at the crowded cattle market in Nigeria’s northeast regional capital of Maiduguri, injuring 12 people. The bombers, both female, sneaked into Kasuwan Shanu Cattle … Continued

Nigeria: Court orders release of Nigerian Shia Muslim head, wife
3rd Dec 2016

Nigeria: Court orders release of Nigerian Shia Muslim head, wife

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, (AA): A court on Friday ordered the release of Nigeria’s top Shia leader and his wife, saying that government holding them in a protective custody for nearly a year is contrary to the nation’s laws. … Continued

Nigeria: Shia Muslims killed by security forces during religious procession
15th Nov 2016

Nigeria: Shia Muslims killed by security forces during religious procession

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, (AA): At least nine people were killed when security forces opened fire on Shia Muslim pilgrims in northwest Nigeria on Monday, police and the Shia organization Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) told Anadolu Agency. Kano … Continued

Nigeria: 8 killed in minibus explosion in Maiduguri
2nd Nov 2016

Nigeria: 8 killed in minibus explosion in Maiduguri

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, (AA): Just days after weekend suicide bombings, eight Boko Haram suicide bombers were killed in a minibus explosion near a military checkpoint Tuesday morning, said the army. Army spokesman Col. Sani Usman claimed all the … Continued

Over 120 people attended a landmark conference on the media reporting of Islam and Muslims. It was held jointly by The Muslim News and Society of Editors in London on September 15.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.

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