Nigeria: Terrorist organization Boko Haram nearer to Lagos.
Africa African Security News.- Newspapers are displayed at a vendor's stand along a road in Obalende district in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, July 30, 2013. Photo Credit Reuters
Nigerian military have arrested 42 suspected members of Islamist sect Boko Haram in Lagos and the neighboring southwest state of Ogun, an army spokesman said on Tuesday. This means Boko Haram is trying to act near the capital of Nigeria, Lagos.
During a four-year insurgency Boko Haram’s attacks have been focused mostly in the Muslim north where they killed hundreds of christians, far from the commercial capital Lagos and the southern oil fields which provide more than two million barrels per day to world markets.
The terrorist sect, which wants to carve out an Islamic state in the religiously mixed country, has never claimed responsibility or been blamed for an attack in Lagos, Nigeria’s biggest city. READ MORE HERE