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Mass abduction blights Nigerian leader's security record

Monday, March 05, 2018 - 01:28

When Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari took office three years ago, eradicating the ''mindless, godless'' militants of Boko Haram and rescuing the hundreds of women and children they held captive was one of the main pledges in his inaugural address. Another mass abduction of schoolgirls in the dusty and remote northeast has exposed how little progress has been made. Reuters' Nigeria bureau chief Alexis Akwagyiram reports.

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When Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari took office three years ago, eradicating the "mindless, godless" militants of Boko Haram and rescuing the hundreds of women and children they held captive was one of the main pledges in his inaugural address. Another mass abduction of schoolgirls in the dusty and remote northeast has exposed how little progress has been made. Reuters' Nigeria bureau chief Alexis Akwagyiram reports.

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Mass abduction blights Nigerian leader's security record

Monday, March 05, 2018 - 01:28