Thursday, 27 March 2014

The Residents Near Shagari Plaza, Customers Flee As Explosion Takes Place In Premises

Customers and residents near the Shagari plaza on Moshood Abiola way, Garki Area one in Abuja all fled for their lives this evening as explosions occurred within the premises.
At around 5:17pm this evening, a loud noise was heard and suddenly another one heard and it kept occurring for some minutes which left people confused and suspected it was Islamic sect, Boko Haram at work again.

But according to sources, it was a gas cylinder that exploded and a Jeep packed beside it also went up in flames. The fire spread and other cylinders caught fire.
The gas retailer who tried to save some money he had made during the day which was kept under one of the cylinders rushed for it, but was also caught up in the fire. He is currently receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital, and soldiers have been sent to the plaza to monitor activities.

Mr Chidi Lloyd Discharged And Acquitted Of Murder case

Majority Leader of the Rivers House of Assembly, Mr. Chidi Lloyd has been discharged and acquitted this morning by a High Court in Port Harcourt after been charged of attempted murder.
Mr Lloyd was alleged to have hit one Mr Michael Chinda on the head with a mace during a fight between supporters of Governor Ameachi and some legislators in 2013 and was arrested and charged for attempted murder.
While delivering the judgement, the judge said, there was nothing the court could do in the matter as the police was not willing to prosecute the case further, so he was discharged and acquitted.
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