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Conflicting Reports Emerge About Supposed Boko Haram Prison

April 20 2012


The Nigerian government has reportedly decided to open a special prison for high-level members of the Boko Haram Islamist sect, reports the Daily Trust (Abuja).

The prison is located in Lagos, which is removed from Boko Haram territory, said a security source involved in the project.

National Security Adviser Gen. Andrew Owoye Azazi reportedly ordered the creation of the detention center.

The federal government has denied the account, which also appeared in wire-service reports,...

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