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Festac Town Lagos Bomb Explosion Killed One, Injured Police Officer

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Festac Town Lagos Bomb Explosion Killed One, Injured Police Officer

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Feb 18, 2013 – Festac Town Lagos Bomb Explosion Killed One, Injured Police Officer

The police have confirmed that one person was killed after an explosion occurred under the link bridge, linking Festac Town to Amuwo Odofin Housing Estate.

The Area Commander of Area E Festac Command of the Lagos State Police Command, Dan Okoro, who confirmed the incident, said the dead was a leader of the sand dredgers under the bridge.

Okoro added that one person was injured in the blast.

The cause of the explosion is still unknown but the police bomb squad was sighted at the scene.

In a telephone chat with Dailypost, the Head of Public Relations, National Emergency Management Agency, Yushau Shuaib said officials of agency said were already on ground.

Shuaib played down speculations that the blast may have been an external attack. “People should please not speculate since investigations are on,” he said.

[By DailyPost]



  1. Roger Gara

    February 18, 2013 at 3:22 PM

    What a tragedy, there is something wrong somewhere. My condolences!

  2. mulikatcardoso

    February 18, 2013 at 6:29 PM

    I hope is Boko harm, then this will be beging and end of nigeria be together,cos OPC will start killing of any hausa-fulani in S. west,so all yorubas and southern should come back home,cos now will really start, what our so call leader can not do.division of this so call country and give those killer in name of religion their own country and we dont want them in our new country,this year or finially 2015 no more together and any our leader who still cover up in name of 1 nigeria we will clean all of them off with all northern muslims in our place.

  3. Kelechi

    February 18, 2013 at 8:28 PM

    Is it not 2start killing those hausa people so that this revolution ‘ll take off proper.wt kind of nonsens is this, my condolence to the victim pls.

  4. Cyprian

    February 19, 2013 at 3:37 AM

    Hmm Bomb Blast again

  5. ebugliemo nnadi

    February 19, 2013 at 8:43 AM

    i here by declere naija d lagest bomb producer in d world. who want’s to be d bomb sodom of africa. d north have found their own oil.

  6. Doris

    February 19, 2013 at 12:05 PM

    Not again! This country is doomed


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  8. marge

    August 1, 2014 at 10:50 AM

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