The bomb in Minna was safely defused, while the bomb in Maiduguri has gone off, leaving at least 10 dead.
Reports reaching us say that a massive explosion has occurred in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, leaving casualties.
Witnesses say that the incident happened at the Post Office area earlier today.
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An eye witness claims to have seen at least ten bodies.
Meanwhile, what could have been a major bomb explosion was averted this morning due to the quick intervention of the anti bomb disposal unit of the Nigerian Police in Minna , Niger state.
An eye witness said that the contents of a polythene bag placed by the road side opposite the Abdulsalami motor park made a passerby to call the attention of the police, who arrived and defuses what turned out to be an Improvised Explosive Device (IED).