Nigeria military says Yobe state cleared of Boko Haram

Nigeria's military on Monday said that it had cleared Boko Haram from the northeastern state of Yobe, after reclaiming the town of Goniri. "We announced the reclaiming of Goniri today," defence spokesman Chris Olukolade said on his Twitter account @GENOlukolade. Three states -- Adamawa, Borno and Yobe -- have been the epicentre of the six-year-old Boko Haram violence that has killed more than 13 ...
Read the rest of the story on Yahoo Nigerian News

Added March 16, 2015
from Yahoo Nigerian News