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Nigeria: Former Security Adviser Charged


Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser under ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, was officially charged with illegal possession of weapons and acts that pose potential harm to national security.

Security forces in mid-July searched properties belonging to Dasuki and his father, announcing the discovery of “large quantities of arms and ammunition”, including 5 bulletproof vehicles. Dasuki was removed a few days earlier from his post by the new President Muhammadu Buhari, who replaced the armed forces leadership.

Meanwhile, Boko Haram attacks continue in northern Nigeria: at least 6 people were killed and 28 injured today when a young female suicide bomber blew herself up at a bus station in Damaturu, capital of Yobe State.

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