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Nigerian Army Claims Progress Against Boko Haram Despite Attacks

Nigeria’s army is making significant strides in the fight against Islamist militant group Boko Haram in the Sambisa forest and its environs, according to military spokesman Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman. Usman said the military operation against the militants -- formerly named Zaman Lafiya in the Hausa language, which translates to "peace" -- has now been renamed Zaman Lafiya Dole, which translates into "peace is a must." He said soldiers are not deterred by the...

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