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Stories with organization: Boko Haram
  • Nigeria: Review of soldiers condemned in Boko Haram war 
    Updated: Aug-02-15 1:23 pm

    LAGOS, Nigeria - Nigeria's army is reviewing the courts-martial of more than 600 soldiers and officers, including dozens condemned to death for allegedly deserting the battle against Islamic extremists, according to an order received by The Associated Press on Sunday.

  • Nigerian leader: Forces ready soon to take on Boko Haram story has photos
    Updated: Jul-21-15 2:36 pm

    WASHINGTON - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said Tuesday a multinational African force will be in place within 10 days to take the fight to the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram that has killed thousands and was behind the abduction of hundreds of schoolgirls.

  • Obama praises Nigerian leader for pursuing safety, security story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jul-20-15 4:28 pm

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama welcomed Nigeria's new president to the Oval Office on Monday and praised him for working to bring "safety, security and peace" to a nation challenged by economic strains, a history of corruption and violence unleashed by the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram.

  • Boko Haram tops agenda for Nigerian leader meet with Obama 
    Updated: Jul-19-15 9:43 am

    LAGOS, Nigeria - Nigeria's new President Muhammadu Buhari travels to the United States on Sunday for a meeting with President Barack Obama to mend relations battered by his predecessor's failures to fight an Islamic uprising and corruption in Africa's biggest oil producer.