Nigeria's opposition leader slams Boko Haram 'reign of terror'

Nigerian security inspect the scene of a bomb blast at the Jos Terminus Market, on December 12, 2014Nigeria’s main opposition leader Mohammadu Buhari on Saturday condemned deadly Boko Haram attacks this weeks in two cities repeatedly hit by the extremist group which seeks to impose an Islamist state in the mainly Muslim north. On Wednesday four people lost their lives in Kano, northern Nigeria’s largest city when two female bombers detonated their explosives in a market. The attack came less than two weeks after a horrific attack at Kano’s central mosque that left some 120 dead. “I condemn, unreservedly and with every strength in me, the recent terrorist attacks in Kano and Jos, the two historic cities that are known for their rich cultural and religious heritage,” Buhari said in a statement.

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