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FG appoints fourth commander in 14 months for fight against Boko Haram

Nigeria has named its fourth commander in 14 months to lead the fight against the Islamist Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast, an army spokesman said on Friday.


President Muhammadu Buhari, who campaigned in 2015 on a promise to end the insurgency and deliver security, is now seeking re-election in February 2019. But the war, entering its 10th year, and the humanitarian crisis it spawned show little sign of ending.

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