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One Year Later: Remembering Nyanya Abuja Bomb Victims

Moremi Elekwachi



Jonathan Visits Nyanya Bombing Scene & Victims at Hospital - April - 03

Monday April 4th, 2014 started out as just like any other day for Nyanya, Abuja residents. Many trooped to the Nyanya bus park in the morning to travel to their respective destinations, eager to see what new opportunities the new week would bring.

Sadly, many never got to experience a future beyond that morning due to the the tragic bomb blast that occurred, which claimed the lives of over 71 people and injured at least 200.

Today, we remember the victims of the Nyanya bombing. We send love and light to them, as well as their families and loved ones. We can’t reverse the tragic incident, however, we are hopeful that going forward, this will serve as a reminder to the Nigerian government that significant progress needs to be made in the fight against terrorism.

Moremi Elekwachi is a Media and Communications expert. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from the University of Georgia, and a Master’s Degree in Communication Management (with a concentration in Marketing communication) from the University of Southern California. She is Founder and Lead Publicist at Euphorique PR, a leading full-service Public Relations & Marketing Communications company that helps individuals, companies and public figures effectively communicate, engage, and build relationships with their target audiences & stakeholders via digital media and traditional media platforms. Prior to establishing Euphorique PR, Moremi gathered a wealth of experience, working at prestigious media companies both at home and abroad including Wondros (Los Angeles, CA), Wildflower PR, and also BellaNaija, where she served as News Editor & Head of Business Development. Moremi is also the founder of, a fresh platform dedicated to empowering and celebrating the modern African millennial woman, as she strives to live her best life. In her spare time, she loves to write, gossip about popular culture, and sing her heart out. @queenmoremi: Twitter @queenmoremi: Facebook @queenmoremi: Instagram


  1. wagamama

    April 14, 2015 at 6:08 pm

    I remember that day like it was yesterday….
    Two colleagues lost family members that day, one his only son, another a cousin…

    I remember
    The panic….
    The confusion….
    The silent tears….

    I didn’t know what to say, how to console, or even how to act…..

    Just kept saying “i’m sorry” over and over and over again…..

    R.I.P to all we’ve lost to religious wars….
    May the Lord keep your souls

  2. PD Young Billionaire

    April 14, 2015 at 10:58 pm

    Already a year??Wow!May God rest their souls and may his judgement begin in the homes of the supporters of BH,amen!

  3. yea

    April 15, 2015 at 10:30 am

    And this time last year, GEJ was dancing away at a lavish party, not remembering that those he took an oath to protect just died and some were dying. Concession speech or phonecall, GEJ was a disaster to this country!

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