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Nigerian Leader Fires Military Chiefs to Fight Extremists

President Muhammadu Buhari has fired all Nigeria's military chiefs as a multinational army prepares for a fresh onslaught against the West African nation's Islamic extremists. It was an expected development since Buhari, a former military dictator who was elected in March, has severely criticized the Nigerian military's failure to defeat the Islamic extremists operating mainly in the northeast.   The sacked officers had been appointed in January 2014 when former...

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