'Several dead' in Nigeria blast

A blast on the outskirts of Nigeria's capital Abuja has killed several people, witnesses have told the Reuters news agency.

The explosion hit the poor satellite town of Nyanya, close to the site of a morning rush hour bomb attack at a bus station that killed at least 71 people in April.

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'19 dead' in Nigeria blast

A blast on the outskirts of Nigeria's capital Abuja has killed 19 people, the Nigerian government says. The explosion hit the satellite town of Nyanya, near the site of a bus station attack that killed at least 71 people in April.