The Nigeria Army have arrested a mastermind of the Jos and Zaria bombing at a checkpoint in Gombe State.
In the last 48 hours, separate bomb attacks have rocked Sabon Gari area of Zaria town, Kaduna State and Jos, Plateau state. The Zaria bombings left 25 people dead while 44 persons were reportedly killed in Jos, Plateau state.
The Defence Headquarters through its twitter handle confirmed the arrest of the mastermind of the twin bombings in Zaria and Jos.
The Nigeria army said, following an operation by a combined team of military men and operatives of the Department of State Security they were able to arrest the mastermind of the Jos and Zaria bombings at a military checkpoint in Gombe.