The third suspect, a male, was identified as Iliya Dahiru.
They were arrested along Zaria road in Katsina. . . .
Coordinator of the National Information Centre, Mike Omeri, who disclosed this in Abuja, said the suspects were arrested in a Honda CRV car when they were asked to disembark for security checks.
Hadiza was discovered to have been strapped with an explosives belt and immediately, Iliya and Zainab made attempt to escape with the car but were blocked by concerned Nigerians, Omeri said.
“It is on this note that we appeal to parents to consciously observe and watch their children’s activities to prevent them from participating in unwholesome activities, particularly acts of terrorism,” he said.
He also warned parents against engaging private Koran teachers for their wards, advising rather that they be taught in selected regular Islamic schools. (Continue Reading.)
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Nigerian Security Forces Arrest Ten-Year-Old Suicide Bomber (and It's a Girl)
There were four suicide attacks by women in the past week in Kano, Nigeria. Now Boko Haram is strapping bombs to little girls. Meanwhile, politicians and the media in the West continue to defend the religion that leads to these tactics. Lots of blood on lots of hands.