Nigerian Police Arrest Mastermind Over Blast


The police have arrested an alleged mastermind and prime suspect in connection with an improvised explosive device that exploded at Miracle Sand Beach, located under Festac link bridge in Lagos.
Photo: Vanguard

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Umar Manko at the scene of the blast

  • Nigeria:  Festac Blast - Police Arrest Suspects

    This Day, 20 February 2013

    The police in Lagos have arrested an undisclosed number of persons in connection with Monday's explosion at the Miracle Sand Beach under the bridge linking FESTAC Town with Amuwo ... read more »

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  • Explosion Kills Man In Lagos

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    19 February 2013

    ONE  person was killed and another injured as an improvised explosive device exploded under the New Bridge between Awuwo Odofin and FESTAC Town ... see more »

  • Nigeria:  Lagos Explosion - Bomb Experts Confused Over Type of Device

    Vanguard, 20 February 2013

    Vanguard, yesterday, reliably gathered that bomb experts are finding it difficult to ascertain the type of explosive used for the substance which exploded, Monday, at Miracle Sand ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Man Killed, Policeman Injured in Lagos Explosion

    Daily Trust, 20 February 2013

    One man was killed while a policeman was injured on Monday in an explosion under the Festac Link Bridge in Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Explosion Kills One, Injures Policeman in Lagos

    Leadership, 19 February 2013

    A man identified as Pius Oladele reported to be the chairman of sand dredgers in Amuwo-Odofin area of Lagos was, yesterday, killed by what is suspected to be an explosive device ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  One Killed, Policeman Injured in Lagos Explosion

    Leadership, 18 February 2013

    A man identified as Pius Oladele said to be the chairman of sand dredgers in Amuwo-Odofin area of Lagos, was on Monday killed by what is suspected to be an explosive device planted ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bomb Goes Off at Lagos Beach

    Vanguard, 19 February 2013

    A bomb, yesterday, exploded at Miracle Sand Beach, located under Festac link bridge in Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State, leaving the chairman of the Local Dredgers ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  How Lagos Explosion Killed Sand Dredger, Injured Policeman

    Premium Times, 18 February 2013

    The Lagos police said the explosion is not the "type of explosion that Nigerians are used to." read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bomb Kills One in Lagos

    Vanguard, 18 February 2013

    Twenty seven years after the death of Publisher of Newswatch, Dele Giwa, through a letter bomb, a similar incident occurred Monday under the Festac link bridge in Amuwo Odofin ... read more »