A bomb blast has occurred outside the stadium where
President Goodluck Jonathan addressed a campaign rally in
Gombe state today. Eyewitnesses told Saharareporters that
the bomb was planted in a tricycle station along Abubakar
Habu Hashidu Road some 200 meters
President Jonathan had left the scene of the campaign rally
some three minutes earlier. It is not known if any member
of his convoy was affected by the blast.