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SocialMediaTrends: How Nigerians are reacting to Kano explosion and EFCC’s arrest of Ahmed Idris



Nigerians grieve as the news of Kano explosion originally reported as bomb blast by some media platforms filtered the media space today.

The Kano state Commissioner of Police, Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, confirmed that four people have so far been recorded dead in the explosion.

Ripples Nigeria gathered that the explosion occurred at Aba Road in Sabon Gari area of Kano.

Dikko while confirming the unfortunate incident said:

“It is not bomb explosion; it’s a gas cylinder. There’s a gas welder here and he was the first victim of the situation.

“As at now, one female and three males have been killed. All the security agencies are here. The Civil Defence, Brigade commander, Air force, myself and the director, DSS, are all on ground.”

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo have also visited the explosion scene.

See how Nigerians are reacting:

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In another trending news, Nigerians have reacted to the arrest made by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Nigeria’s Accountant-General, Ahmed Idris.

Ripples Nigeria can confirm that the arrest was made on the alleged diversion of at least N80 billion in public funds.

See how Nigerians are reacting:

By Hamzat Rasheed

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