7 Killed During Explosions at Nigerian Independence Celebrations

Confrontational from Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta set off more than a few small bombs in the capital during ceremonies marking the 50th anniversary of independence. Police in Nigeria say at least seven people have been killed and more than a few others upset.

Two car bombs went off in Abuja and there was also a smaller bang nearer the procession grounds -- all claimed by the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta which issued a declaration saying there is nothing value celebrating after 50 years of failure.

The bang did not disrupt the independence ceremony where President Goodluck Jonathan said that on this day in 1960 the new citizens of a new country were full of hope.

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