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Nigeria is failing its abducted girls - Financial Times
Posted On 05/19/2014 19:56:10 by lagosadmin
Boko Haram extremists abducted more than 200 teenage girls from their school in Nigeria’s remote northeast. President Goodluck Jonathan says 20,000 troops have been deployed as part of efforts to find and free them and in the broader campaign against an insurgency that has become the greatest threat to Nigerian and regional security. British, US and Israeli forces are now assisting operations to find the hostages with aerial surveillance and expertise.[Finish Article ]... Read More



Nigerian soldier says army that would face Boko Haram is ill-equipped,...
Posted On 05/19/2014 14:56:05 by lagosadmin
"They give us just AK47s to go into the bush to fight Boko Haram," the soldier said. "Our equipment doesn't work and they give us just two magazines to go into the bush." Two magazines contain approximately 60 bullets.  The soldier said that many in the Nigerian army have also been discontented by delays in receiving their salaries, sometimes waiting weeks or months to be paid. [Finish Article ]... Read More



Nigerian Hunters Join Effort to Find Missing Girls - Wall Street Journal
Posted On 05/19/2014 09:56:08 by lagosadmin
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria—After a lifetime of chasing rats and antelope through the woods, several hundred hunters carried their rifles to this city last week to plan their biggest hunt yet: the search for 223 kidnapped schoolgirls. "I know the forests. I was born in the forests," said 70-year-old Dan Baba Kano, a huntsman in a purple frock, who added that he wasn't afraid of dying in the forests: "At my age? No."[Finish Article ]... Read More



A Jihadist's Face Taunts Nigeria From the Shadows - New York Times
Posted On 05/19/2014 09:56:06 by lagosadmin
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Nigeria's Boko Haram crisis: Kano suicide attack - BBC News
Posted On 05/19/2014 04:56:08 by lagosadmin
African leaders meeting in Paris at the weekend agreed to wage "war" on Boko Haram, pledging to share intelligence and co-ordinate action against the group. French President Francois Hollande called Boko Haram a "major threat to West and Central Africa", and said it had links with al-Qaeda's North-African arm and "other terrorist organisations".[Finish Article ]... Read More



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