Alleged Mastermind of Christmas Bombing of Church in Nigeria Sentenced to Life in Prison on Other Terror Charges

Found guilty of terrorism and murder


A Nigerian court has sentenced the alleged mastermind of a 2011 Christmas bombing of a Catholic Church to life in prison _ but for other terrorist attacks.

At least 44 people died when a car bomb exploded on Christmas Day outside St. Theresa's church near Abuja, the capital.