An explosion was reported to have been heard in the Federal Capital Territory in the early hours of Saturday. Sources said the explosion was occurred a few minutes past midnight.
It was reported to have occurred around a popular night club, Crystal Lounge, Wuse II. However, the cause or source of the explosion could not be ascertained as at press time. So also was there no official confirmation of the blast.
It could also not be confirmed if there were casualties from the explosion.However, it was learnt that several cars were damaged by the explosion. The report of the explosion came a few hours after President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan approved the sack of the National Security Adviser, General Owoeye Azazi, and the Minister of Defence, Dr. Bello Haliru Mohammed.
While Azazi was replaced with a retired Colonel, Sambo Dasuki, a successor was not immediately named for Mohammed. The report also comes hours after a bomb scare in the FCT.