Death of Boko Haram’s leader spells trouble for Nigeria and its neighbors
11 June 2021 | 6:46 am
Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Boko Haram terrorist group, is said to have committed suicide in battle. Far from solving a problem for the Nigerian government, his death is likely to further destabilize the region.
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