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Boko Haram Stages New Assault on Maiduguri

Witnesses in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri said Boko Haram has staged a new attack on the city, which is slated to be the new base of operations for the government's efforts to crush the militant group. Reports from the city say rocket-propelled grenades were used in Tuesday's attack. Heavy gunfire and the sound of a fighter jet were heard as well. When President Muhammadu Buhari was inaugurated Friday, succeeding longtime leader Goodluck Jonathan, he announced...

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