Incident Summary:

04/29/2018: Assailants threw explosive devices at the residence of the President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, John Nwodo, in Ukehe, Igbo-Etiti, Enugu, Nigeria. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

GTD ID:
201804290022

When:
2018-04-29

Country:
Nigeria

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Enugu

City:
Ukehe

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Igbo-Etiti district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Ohanaeza Ndigbo
Specific Description House of President: John Nwodo
Nationality of Target Nigeria
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Country Home of President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Bombed," Metro Watch Online, April 29, 2018.
"Explosion Rocks Home Of Ohaneze Ndigbo Leader," Channels TV Nigeria, April 29, 2018.
"Police link 5 IPOB's members to attack on Nwodo's home - Vanguard," NigeriaNews24 .com, July 1, 2018.