We are ready to assist Nigeria fight Boko Haram – US


Boko Haram’s Abubakar Shekau and his lieutenants
The United States is prepared to send military trainers to Nigeria to help new President Muhammadu Buhari’s armed forces improve their intelligence gathering and logistics, a senior State Department official said on Friday.
Strains between US military advisers and the Nigerian army over human rights abuses and corruption under Buhari’s predecessor Goodluck Jonathan undermined cooperation in efforts to counter the six-year-old Boko Haram insurgency.
The State Department official said Buhari and US Secretary of State John Kerry would discuss future security assistance and expanded economic ties in a meeting on the sidelines of the new president’s …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper