Deadly Mall Blast in Nigerian Capital


Witnesses say the explosion went off as an apparently bomb-laden car drove through the gate of the shopping mall.


  • Nigeria:  Abuja Mall Blast Kills 21

    Daily Trust, 26 June 2014

    Twenty one people were killed yesterday in a bomb blast that targeted one of Abuja's busiest shopping malls. read more »

  • Nigeria:  21 Killed in Fresh Abuja Explosion

    Vanguard, 26 June 2014

    ABUJA--A third deadly explosion in the Federal capital territory, Abuja in two months, yesterday, exploded at a shopping mall, EMAB Plaza, adjacent BANEX Plaza, Aminu Kano ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  21 Confirmed Killed in Abuja Blast

    Vanguard, 25 June 2014

    Atleast 21 persons have been killed with 17 others injured in a bomb blast that rocked the nation's capital city, Abuja,Wednesday. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan Cuts Short Equatorial Guinea Trip, Returns Over Abuja Blast

    This Day, 26 June 2014

    President Goodluck Jonathan has immediately suspended his plan to attend an African Union (AU) summit in Equatorial Guinea, and will return to the country after a car bomb killed ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Abuja Explosion - Soldiers Kill Suspect, Arrests Another

    Vanguard, 25 June 2014

    Abuja - The Coordinator, National Information Centre, Mr Mike Omeri, said on Wednesday that soldiers killed one of the suspected bombers of EMAB Plaza in Abuja and arrested ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Another Bomb Blast Rocks Abuja

    This Day, 25 June 2014

    Banex plaza, a popular shopping centre was thrown into confusion yesterday after an alleged bomb blast at about 4 pm. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bomb Blast Hits Shopping Mall in Abuja

    Daily Independent, 25 June 2014

    A bomb blast has hit popular Abuja shopping complex Banex Plaza in Wuse II area of Abuja, Nigeria's capital. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Hundreds Feared Killed As Bomb Rips Off Emab Plaza in Abuja

    Vanguard, 25 June 2014

    Scores of people are feared dead as a massive bomb blast rips off Emab Plaza, one of the biggest and most busy malls in Abuja. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Terror Attack - 21 Dead in Abuja, 16 Soldiers Killed in Borno Checkpoint

    This Day, 26 June 2014

    It was a day of terror and horror when for the third time in three months, suspected members of the Boko Haram terrorist group struck again in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Explosion Targets Upscale Nigerian Shopping Center

    Voice of America, 25 June 2014

    An explosion rocked an area near an upscale shopping center in the Nigerian capital Abuja on Wednesday, two witnesses said. read more »

  • Nigeria:  One Week After FG's Alarm - Another Bloody Day!

    Leadership, 26 June 2014

    A bomb blast yesterday rocked a shopping complex, EFAB Plaza in the busy Aminu Kano Crescent in Wuse 2, Abuja killing no fewer than 21 persons and injuring more than 17 others. read more »

  • Nigeria:  EMAB Bombing - FCT Minister Condemns Wuse Blast As Savagery Act

    This Day, 25 June 2014

    The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Senator Bala Mohammed has condemned Wednesday bomb blast at the road corridor leading to the ever busy EMAB Shopping Plaza, Wuse 2 as ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  NEMA Confirms Explosion in Abuja

    Leadership, 25 June 2014

    The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has confirmed an explosion at EMAB Plaza in Wuse 2, Abuja, on Wednesday afternoon. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bomb Explosion Rocks Abuja

    Leadership, 25 June 2014

    Barely two months after two different bomb explosions at Nyanya in Abuja, twin bomb blast has occurred at Banex Plaza in Wuse 2, Abuja. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Amid Abuja Explosion, Jonathan Travels for AU Summit in Equatorial Guinea

    Premium Times, 25 June 2014

    The blast occurred at the busy Emab plaza at about 4p.m. local time, setting off a huge fire. At least 17 persons were injured in the attack, the police said. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Blast - Police Confirm 21 Dead

    Premium Times, 25 June 2014

    The blast occurred at the busy plaza at about 4p.m. local time, setting off a huge fire. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Update - Abuja Explosion: One Suspect Arrested, FG Appeals for Calm

    Daily Trust, 25 June 2014

    The Police has confirmed the arrest of one suspect in relation to the Emab blast, states the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). read more »

  • Nigeria:  Update - One Dead, Three Injured in Mubi Explosion

    Daily Trust, 25 June 2014

    A bomb has exploded at Kasuwan Kuturu, a crowded market in Mubi town in Adamawa State, killing one person. read more »

  • Nigeria:  21 Killed, As Explosion Rocks Shopping Plaza in Abuja

    Daily Independent, 25 June 2014

    16 soldiers feared killed in Borno -Adamawa blast targets police patrol -Boko Haram worse than civil war - Jonathan -Terrorism on extinction, says Ethiopian PM -Tambuwal seeks ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  NEMA - Bomb Victims Rushed to Five Hospitals

    This Day, 25 June 2014

    The National Emergency Management Agency has said that victims of Wednesday's evening bomb blast at a busy mall in Wuse, Abuja were taken to five nearby hospitals, Maitama General ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bomb Blast Hits Abuja Mall

    Premium Times, 25 June 2014

    Twenty one persons have been confirmed dead and another 17 injured in a bomb explosion that hit Emab Plaza, in Wuse 2, Abuja, Wednesday, police have said. read more »

The scene of Wednesday's bomb blast in Abuja.

Police said 21 died in the bomb blast in Abuja.