1 October 2011
SECURITY operatives have foiled an attempt by about 920 suspected members of Boko Haram to infiltrate the federal capital,
ostensibly to carry out the earlier threat by the group to bomb the city during today’s 51st Independence Anniversary celebration. Abuja
Saturday Tribune gathered that the operatives rounded them up, as they were trying to sneak into the city through different routes between the FCT and neighbouring
and Adamawa states. Niger
The operation was reportedly carried out by the operatives of Military Intelligence and Brigade of Guards, with the suspects comprising mostly Nigerians, Sudanese and Chadians.