Nigeria appoints new chief to head Boko Haram fight

07 December 2017, 15:32 UTC

Nigeria has replaced the officer leading troops fighting Boko Haram, the army said on Thursday, after a recent surge in deadly attacks in the country's remote northeast. A new commander has been appointed for Operation Lafiya Dole, army spokesman Brigadier General Sani Usman said in a statement, identifying him as former military logistics chi ...

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