Nigeria: Setback in Boko Haram Talks

Barely 24 hours after the Federal Government announced the composition of a committee to dialogue with the Boko Haram, a second nominee, Dr. Ahmed Datti, has pulled out.
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Dr. Ibrahim Datti Ahmad, President-General of the Supreme Council for Shari’a in Nigeria (SCSN)

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