Huge truck explosion in Nigeria`s restive northeast

A truck exploded in a huge fireball in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Tuesday when explosives concealed among its cargo of charcoal were detonated, according to witnesses and a brief online statement from the Defence Ministry.

Dozens feared killed in Nigeria explosion

Dozens of people were feared killed in Nigeria when an improvised bomb exploded in a crowded market in a restive town, officials said.