Two bombs targeting the twin offices of This Day a major Nigerian newspaper, have gone off in the capital Abuja and the northern city of Kaduna. Emergency officials say at least six people were killed with many more injured.

A spokesman for the Nigerian Red Cross said a suicide bomber crashed through the front gates of the newspapers offices in Abuja in an explosive-laden vehicle and hit the newspaper's reception area. Five members of the newspaper's staff were also reportedly injured.

The newspaper is known for its support of current President Good luck Jonathan, a primary target for the Islamist Boko Haram movement. Who have been held responsible for 900 deaths over the past two years, although no one has claimed responsibility for these attacks.