Tag: Nigeria

Two churches targeted in bomb attack in Nigeria

By Obed Minchakpu — Compass News Direct   SULEJA, Nigeria – Suspected Islamic extremists detonated a bomb outside a church building here on Sunday (February 19), two months after Boko Haram Islamists killed 44 Christians and blinded seven in a church bombing in nearby Madalla.   Sunday’s blast in Suleja, […]

Islamist extremists kill over 178 in Kano, Nigeria

Originally published in Reuters.Com Gun and bomb attacks by Islamist insurgents in the northern Nigerian city of Kano last week killed at least 178 people, a hospital doctor said todayo, underscoring the challenge President Goodluck Jonathan faces to prevent his country sliding further into chaos. A coordinated series of bomb […]