• Obama approves sale of 12 attack aircraft to Nigeria to fight against Boko Haram

    Obama approves sale of 12 attack aircraft to Nigeria to fight against Boko Haram

    As United States President Barack Obama tinkers with a trip to Nigeria in July, the US government has said it is poised to sell up to 12 light attack aircraft to Nigeria.

    The decision on arms sales is coming less than two years after the US blocked the sale of American-made Cobra attack helicopters to Nigeria from Israel because of human rights violations in the country’s prosecution of the war against Boko Haram.

    A report in the New York Times on Sunday […]