Rising Boko Haram Attacks Worry Leaders, Experts Ahead of Nigeria Poll

January 15, 2015 06:42 PM
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In less than two weeks, the militant group Boko Haram has seized a key military base in northeastern Nigeria, strapped a suicide bomb on a 10-year-old girl that killed 16 people, attacked another base in neighboring Cameroon and directly threatened that country's president, Paul Biya. As Nigeria prepares for presidential elections next month, some wonder if voting will be possible in some parts of Nigeria with the rampant insecurity linked to the militant group. Mariama Diallo reports.