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Vol 52 No 13

Published 24th June 2011


Boko Haram declares war

Building on growing northern resentments, the Islamist sect wants to create a political and security crisis by bombing the police

Few seem convinced by President Goodluck Jonathan’s assurances that the security situation is under control following the bombing on 16 June of Louis Edet House, the national police headquarters in Abuja. It killed at least two people and wounded seven. Agents of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation arrived to help investigate claims of international terrorist links.

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