Posts tagged ‘northwest suspect’

The FBI has recently been able to gather useful information from Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the Nigerian student accused of attempting to bomb Detroit-bound Northwest Flight 253. The day he was arrested, 23-year-old Abdulmutallab had revealed that he had been trained by an Al Qaeda branch in Yemen during an interview with the FBI that lasted [...]

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the suspect behind the attempt to blow up Northwest Flight 253 on Christmas Day, appeared in court on Friday. A report described Abdulmutallab as impassive during the proceedings, and opined that considering the gravity of the crime that was attempted by the suspect, the court was “surprisingly calm” an hour before Abdulmutallab’s [...]

The suspected perpetrator of the attempt to blow up Northwest Flight 253 on Christmas Day is said to be the son of a former minister and a well-known banker in Nigeria. Alhaji Umaru Mutallab has just retired from his position as the Chairman of First Bank Nigeria. Reports revealed that the elder Mutallab had gone [...]