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Terrorist Threat Closes Nigerian Schools

Authorities in Nigeria's Borno state have shut down all public schools due to the threat posed by militant group Boko Haram. The government ordered the closure of 85 primary and secondary schools last Friday, and the schools have remained shut this week, cutting off education to tens of thousands of students. Boko Haram — whose name in the Hausa language means "Western education is forbidden" — is blamed for numerous attacks on schools and other government targets in...

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