Thursday, 12 June 2014
Boko Haram Threatens to Kill Soccer-Loving Nigerians as World Cup Begins
They say they have received intelligence of planned bomb attacks during the competition, which opens in Brazil on Thursday.
"Our action is not to stop Nigerians... watching the World Cup. It is to protect their lives," Brig-Gen Nicholas Rogers was quoted by the AFP agency as saying on Wednesday in Yola, the capital of Adamawa.
The state has often been targeted by Boko Haram Islamist militants.
Culled from: http://m.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-27805828
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By: SAMOD BIOBAKU