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August 29, 2013 9:05 am

Nigerians Charged for Aiding Iran, Planning Terror Attack Against Israeli Interests

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Lagos, Nigeria. Photo: WikiCommons.

Lagos, Nigeria. Photo: WikiCommons.

Reuters – Nigeria charged two of its citizens on Wednesday with assisting an Iranian militant cell in planning possible attacks on Israeli targets, alleging that one had traveled to Tehran and Dubai to receive cash and had known about spying on Israeli interests.

The secret service (SSS) arrested Abdullahi Mustapha Berende and Saheed Oluremi Adewumi, plus one other Nigerian, in February. It accused them of being members of a “high profile terrorist network” that was planning attacks on home soil.

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