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Wed December 4, 2013

Nigeria Steps Up Security In Northeast After Boko Haram Attacks

Originally published on Wed December 4, 2013 3:26 pm

Nigerian authorities have increased security patrols around the northeastern city of Maiduguri after Islamist militants attacked military bases there. The unrest comes after Nigerian troops reportedly had pushed the militants, Boko Haram, out of the the city. This comes as the U.S. undersecretary for Africa is in Nigeria to discuss security concerns, and Nigeria's president is attending a security conference in Europe.

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