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Nigeria independence celebration marred by blasts

At least eight people have been killed in blasts in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, marring celebrations to mark 50 years since independence from the UK.

Two cars exploded outside the justice ministry after an earlier threat by oil militants to target the festivities.

The BBC's Komla Dumor reports from Abuja.

  • 01 Oct 2010
  • From the section Africa