The media here have just interrupted their programming to announce that a bomb explosion has been reported
in the Sabon-Gari area of
Kano City, the capital of Kano State in Northwestern Nigeria.
Details of casualties are still hazy.
The explosive device was said to have been hidden in a bag close to the El-Dorado cinema.
I will update you as more details emerge.
Meanwhile, the 24 hour curfew imposed in Kaduna City after the twin bomb attacks yesterday has been lifted. Nobody has claimed responsibility for the attacks yet, although the media has rushed to blame it on the Boko Haram movement, while many people I have talked to in Kaduna say the general feeling is the Security Services acting on the President’s orders tried to assassinate General Muhammad Buhari with the second attack, while the first attack was just a cover..