8th April, 2011
The office of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Suleja, Niger State, Nigeria, has been bombed.
Sources told P.M.NEWS that the incident happened at about 6.30pm today and 8 people have died.
Among those who died are mostly Youth Corps members working as INEC ad hoc staff.
Soldiers and policemen are said to have cordoned off the area at the time of this report, though details were sketchy.
The bombing is taking place on the eve of the country’s parliamentary election which was postponed from Saturday 2 April to tomorrow 9 April.