I wonder if people are still focused on that Norwegian psychopath or if they have noticed a continuous set of brutal, vicious attacks on ‘soft targets’ before, during and since the lone Norwegian dirtbag killed those young adults at the political camp.
The BBC’s Bashir Sa’ad Abdullahi says all of the glass at the front of the building has been blown out
At least 18 people have been killed in an apparent suicide car bombing at the United Nations headquarters in the Nigerian capital, Abuja.
The powerful blast destroyed the lower floors of the building. Dozens have been injured, some critically.
A spokesman for the Islamist group Boko Haram told the BBC in a phone call that it had carried out the attack.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon said the attack was “an assault on those who devote their lives to helping others”.
Speaking before Boko Haram’s statement, President Goodluck Jonathan reaffirmed his government’s “total commitment” to combating terrorism, and said his administration would “spare no effort to bring the perpetrators to justice”.
In Friday morning’s attack, a car crashed through two security barriers and rammed into the building’s reception before exploding, witnesses said.