Nigerian leader says troops liberate northeast town, villages from extremists; no confirmation

January 30, 2015 9:00 AM

3 0

Nigerian leader says troops liberate northeast town, villages from extremists; no confirmation

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan waves at supporters in Yola, Nigeria, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. Youths angry at the Nigerian government's failure to fight Islamic extremists threw stones Thursday at President Goodluck Jonathan's electioneering convoy in the eastern town of Jalingo, breaking windshields and windows on several vehicles. (AP Photo/Lekan Oyekanmi) (The Associated Press)

YOLA, Nigeria – Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan says troops have retaken a northeast town and several villages from Boko Haram. There was no way to immediately confirm the claim.

Read more

To category page

Loading...