Nigeria: 2,000 flee village as army prepare Boko Haram offensive

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Some 2,000 people have been forced to flee to the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri ahead of a major offensive against Boko Haram, emergency services and residents told AFP on Tuesday. Nigerian troops herded residents of Jakana village into trucks and ferried them 40 kilometres (25 miles) to a displacement camp in the Borno State […]

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