Nigeria Hosts Regional Summit On Battling Boko Haram

Regional and western powers gathered in Nigeria to discuss their war with boko haram, as the United Nations said the group posed a major threat to security in West Africa.

Nigeria is seeking closer military cooperation to bring to an end nearly seven years of violence in the northeast, which has left at least 20,000 dead and forced more than 2.6 million people from their homes.

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