British Foreign Secretary William Hague has reportedly promised Nigeria that Britain will increase its military and educational aid to help the country cope with the notorious terror group Boko Haram.
According to the BBC, Hague said Nigeria’s army would receive extra training, especially in counter-insurgency tactics, while a million more children would be given schooling.
Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram has waged an increasingly bloody insurgency since 2009 in an attempt to create an Islamic state in Nigeria. Thousands of people have died in their attacks and the subsequent security crackdown.
Their abduction of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls in April caused international outrage, with people protesting and urging governments across the globe to help rescue the girls.