Jihadis from Africa's Sahel have crossed into Nigeria's north, a new report says. A lot is at stake - KION546

2024-06-19 14:33:09

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ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- A new report cites mounting evidence to show that jihadi fighters who had long operated in Africa's volatile Sahel region have settled in northwestern Nigeria after crossing from neighboring Benin. The report by the Clingendael Institute think tank highlights the latest trend in militants' movements to wealthier West African coastal nations from the Sahel. The report released Wednesday says that the jihadi fighters settled in a national park in Nigeria's Niger state. The report warned of consequences that could come from a link between fighters from the Lake Chad axis and the Sahel.

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