Maiduguri Under Heavy Attack, Curfew Imposed

Barely 24 hours after President Goodluck Jonathan campaigned in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital has erupted in violence, following heavy gun attacks by Boko Haram. The most intense of the attacks is said to be around Jimitilo area of the city. Unconfirmed reports have it that the military has opted to take on the insurgents with bomber jets, while a dusk to dawn curfew has been imposed on the city, which is the spiritual base of Boko Haram. More details to follow

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