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According the Federal Government, Nigerians need to be on alert now because a terrorist group, Muslim Brotherhood Cell’s plan to acquire bomb-making chemicals and high-calibre weapons to attack the citizens, including attacks on banks, arms depots

and prisons.

The group is said to be an affliate of Bioko Haram group.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, issued out a statement on behalf of the Federal Government that, intelligence monitoring report has revealed that the group is making all efforts it can by acquiring chemicals such as Sodium Azide (for producing improvised detonators), Potassium Chlorate (alternative to ammonium nitrate used for producing IEDs) and Aluminium Powder (a fuel source for amplifying explosions) in order to step up its IED-making capability.
The Cell is also making serious plans to acquire sophisticated arms like shoulder fire rockets launchers, according to him.
He said, One Usman, an IED apprentice, left the cell some time back to join Islamic State in Libya. The new desire to acquire IED precursor chemicals could suggest that Usman or other persons may have returned from Libya and have acquired IED-making skills intended to increase the activities of the group“.
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