Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered the military to “take all necessary actions” to stop ethnic and religious unrest in Plateau state.

His order to the chief of defence comes a day after two bomb explosions hit the state capital Jos.

More than 100 people have been killed in the past two weeks in the state in conflict between Muslims and Christians from rival ethnic groups.

The conflict has continued despite a strong security force presence.

Rival groups have clashed in Plateau state on numerous occasions over the past decade. More than 1,000 people have died in the past two years.

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