Religion Is Not Driving Extremist Violence in Nigeria, Says Obama Official, After Church Bombings

Asst. Secretary of State for African Affairs Jonnie Carson

(CNSNews.com) – Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Johnnie Carson said Monday that  “religion is not driving extremist violence” in Nigeria–just one day after a Christian church conducting an Easter service was targeted by a car bombing that left 39 dead.

Similarly, on Christmas Day, the Nigerian Islamist terrorist group, Boko Haram, attacked a Catholic church in that country, killing more than 40 people.

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