This story mentions the Boko Haram (“Western education is sin”) sect, but does not tie this attack to them directly. Perhaps this one was the work of “Reading the Manual is Sin.”
In all seriousness, though, this story demonstrates that jihadist attacks on churches are continuing in Nigeria, and they will certainly try again. “Two Killed in Explosion Outside Church in Jos. Nigeria,” by Sam Olukoya for Bloomberg, March 20 (thanks to Weasel Zippers):
Two people were killed in a bomb blast outside the ECWA Church, Nasarawa Gwom in Jos, a city in Nigeria’s Plateau state, a region beset in recent months by sectarian violence, a government official said.
“We suspect the two men were trying to plant a bomb outside the church while Sunday service was on when the bomb exploded, killing both of them,” Gregory Yenlong, the Plateau State commissioner for information in a telephone interview. “A major tragedy was aborted today, because there was a very large congregation.”
More than 200 people have died in reprisal attacks by Christian and Muslim groups in the Plateau region, according to New York-based Human Rights Watch, since multiple bomb blasts in Jos city on Christmas Eve killed 80 people. A radical Islamic sect known as Boko Haram, or “Western education is a sin,” claimed responsibility for the explosions….