Nigerian military: Some officers selling arms to Boko Haram
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Nigerian military: Some officers selling arms to Boko Haram

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s military says some officers are selling arms and ammunition to Boko Haram, indicating the corruption bedeviling the country’s fight against the Islamic extremists continues despite government efforts to halt graft. The admission comes three weeks after the Nigerian army said a military tribunal is trying 16 officers and troops accused … Continue reading

UN rights chief: Boko Haram fighters murdered captive women
Africa / International News

UN rights chief: Boko Haram fighters murdered captive women

BERLIN (AP) — The U.N.’s human rights chief said Wednesday, April 1, 2015, his office has received reports that Boko Haram fighters retreating from advancing military forces in Nigeria murdered women and girls they had taken as “wives,” along with other captives. The recapture of parts of northeastern Nigeria in recent weeks “has brought to … Continue reading