Bomb Blast in Awka; As President Jonathan Refutes Similar Reports In Enugu

An explosion struck a polling station at Umuokpara Primary School in Awka Ward 1, in Anambra State.The police spokesman says the Nigerian Police were on top of the situation and no casualties were recorded.

President Jonathan refutes earlier reports of a bomb blast in Enugu today, confirming that he put a call to Gov Sullivan Chime of Enugu State who said it was only a false alarm.

Reports of another bomb blast in a polling station in Gombe State, have also been confirmed to be skirmishes between Boko Haram and Nigerian soldiers