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3Novices:Call for Boko Haram peace talks masks ethnic tensions in Nigeria

A group of community elders in northeast Nigeria where Boko Haram has waged a bloody eight-year insurgency are urging the Islamists to enter peace talks, a move some see as motivated by ethnic self-interest.
The Borno Elders Forum of retired military and civilian officials, all ethnic Kanuri, said it was “time they (Boko Haram) put down their arms” and they should “repent and rejoin the larger society”.
“If our leaders had the leeway to negotiate with the Boko…
July 18, 2017 at 10:58AM http://ift.tt/2u3QUXF
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