National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has put the number of the dead in both Nyanyan and Kuje bombings at 15.
The agency also said 41 other persons were injured in the coordinated attacks that were carried out by suspected members of the Boko Haram.
A statement by the agency’s spokesperson, Sani Datti, in the early hours of Saturday in Abuja said: “Following a coordinated rescue operation at scene of multiple explosions in both Nyaya and Kuje, which are satellite towns of Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, so far, 15 persons lost their lives and 41 injured were taken to Nyanya, Asokoro General hospitals and National Hospital, Abuja.
“In Nyaya, two deaths were recorded while 21 were injured. In Kuje, 13 persons lost their lives and 20 injured.