Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan condemns bombings

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has condemned twin bombings in the central city of Jos in which at least 118 people were killed. Mr Jonathan said those who carried out the attack were cruel and evil. It is feared more bodies still lie under the rubble of buildings destroyed by the explosions, which targeted a crowded market and a hospital. The president said he was committed to fighting terrorism despite criticism that he has failed to ensure security. ‘Enemies of human progress’ Nigeria is facing a sustained campaign by the Islamist Boko Haram militant group who last month abducted 200 girls from a boarding school in the north-eastern town of Chibok. Witnesses spoke of scenes of horror… – Photown News