Nigeria: President Buhari’s war on Boko Haram ‘far from over’
02 December 2020 | 6:39 am
Several recent attacks carried out by armed jihadists have dealt a blow to President Muhammadu Buhari's promise to end the Boko Haram insurgency. His government says it is doing its best to protect vulnerable citizens.
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