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Army To Emphasize Internal Security

June 24 2011


After a spate of attacks, the Nigerian army says it has modified its training to better prepare its officers and troops to deal with internal security issues, reports This Day (Lagos).

In recent days there have been a series of bombings blamed on the Boko Haram Islamist militant group, including attacks on a police station and a bank.

The problems confronting Nigeria are mainly internal and not related to external aggression, said the army's top officer. Accordingly, this...

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