SUSPECTED BOMBER ARRESTED AT RADIO HOUSE, ABUJA
A middle aged man reports said has been arrested at the Radio House, Abuja, housing the Federal Ministry of Information, the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Voice of Nigeria and Kapital FM as well as the National Press Centre.
The man simply identified as John security operatives says was arrested with the possession of grenades and other ammunition as he tried to gain entrance into the Radio House.
The radio house is the venue of the ongoing ministerial press briefing to mark the 2012 democracy day and the one year administration of President Goodluck Jonathan, where the Minister for Aviation, Stella Oduah-Ogiemwonyi; Minister for information, Labaran Maku; and the Minister of Youth Development and Sports, Bolaji Abdullahi, where reportedly present.
Security operatives screening visitors to the building said they became suspicious of the bag the man was holding and on further scrutiny; they found a grenade and some rounds of ammunition contained in it.
“He has with him about three grenades and some rounds of 7.62mm ammunition,” one of the security men told PremiumTimes.