Nigeria: 'Boko Haram Has International Help'

The rising wave of terrorism in Nigeria can be attributed to the affiliation of the Boko Haram to Mali rebels, Al Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb and Al Shabaab, says the country's army chief.
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Suspected Boko Haram sect members.

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  • Nigeria:  Malian Rebels Fund, Train, Equip Boko Haram - Army Chief

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  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram's Tactics Baffling - Ihejirika

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  • Nigeria:  Northern Leaders to Jonathan - Stop Using Boko Haram to Blackmail Us

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  • Nigeria:  Jonathan, Boko Haram and the Ides of March

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  • Nigeria:  Ahmed Gives Conditions for Boko Haram Amnesty

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    Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, on Monday gave conditions on how the Boko Haram sect could be granted amnesty to curtail its current attacks on innocent Nigerians. read more »

  • Nigeria:  'Agree On Amnesty for Boko Haram and I'll Lead Negotiations'

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  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram - Onaiyekan Backs Sultan Over Amnesty for Sect

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  • Nigeria:  Wife of Alleged Boko Haram Member Cries Out for Help

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