- Sunday, Jos series of blasts targeting places of worship kills scores orchestrated by militant Boko Haram
- Unidentified gunmen opened fire outside with guns before launching a rocket-propelled grenade at a mosque
- In the northeastern town of Potiskum, a suicide bomber blew himself up at the Redeemed Christian Church of God on Sunday, killing the priest and four worshipers
- Monday, a 13-year old female suicide bomber was killed when her belt of explosives detonated near a mosque in the northern Nigerian city of Kano
Inspector General of Police Directives
The recent spate of terrorist’s attacks at churches and at mosques in North east Nigeria has prompted Inspector General of Police to direct all commissioners of police to strengthen security at places of worship in their respective areas.
Adequate security presence has been witnessed at venues where Muslims break their fast in the evening.
Street hawking and other forms of trading on Abuja roads and highways have temporarily been banned.
Unauthorized taxi parks and bus stops around Abuja Federal Secretariat prohibited. Only buses and taxis painted in authorized colours would be allowed to operate at designated areas. He warned that violators would be apprehended and prosecuted.
Worshipers also urged to be vigilant and report suspicious cases to the police.