Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.

 

Police arrests 10 over Lagos explosion

22 February 2013, 14:07

Lagos - Lagos State Police Command said on Thursday it had arrested 10 suspects allegedly connected to an explosion at FESTAC village on Monday.

The command's Public Relations Officer, Ms Ngozi Braide, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that investigation had begun on the matter.

She said the suspects were undergoing interrogation, to ascertain their involvement in the crime.

The officer stressed that no one particular suspect had been regarded as ``main suspect``.

Braide said that more suspects would still be invited if necessary.

NAN reports that on Monday, an explosion suspected to be bomb killed one Dele Pius, Chairman of Sand Diggers Association, Amuwo-Odofin.

The incident also injured a police officer at the link bridge between FESTAC town and Amuwo-Odofin Estate.

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Mr Umar Manko, at a news conference, attributed the explosion to electrical fault.

NAN

NEXT ON NEWS24 NIGERIAX

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
DSAGE
Truths of nature in mind

People like musicians and story-tellers are mouthpieces of gods especially the erudite or learned ones under the Sun. Read more...

Submitted by
Peregrino Brimah
How To Defeat Boko Haram: As Expo...

The Nigerian government has completely succeeded in embezzling all the funds needed to maintain the great army Nigeria is known for.  Read more...

Submitted by
DSAGE
Should we fear God?

If we fear the Lord, it means the he is not loving, friendly and kind to us. A good lord does not require anybody to fear him because he is loving in kind. Read more...

Submitted by
Peregrino Brimah
Abducted Chibok Girls Will Rescue...

We failed to rescue our Chibok 234 girls and now we pray that they will rescue us. Please pray for the prayers of the Chibok Angels.  Read more...

Submitted by
DSAGE
God is a hardened criminal

What I know is that there is a wicked God somewhere who gives backing to Boko Haram and the likes under the Sun.  Read more...

Submitted by
Obaro
Is states creation really necessa...

Some Nigerians rolled out drums in celebration following the recent recommendation by delegates at the on-going National Conference for the creation of nineteen (19) additional states.  Read more...