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Nigeria says military infiltrated by Boko Haram sympathizers (Video)

Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Worthy News / World News

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(Globe and Mail / Worthy News)-- With its search for more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls still in disarray, Nigeria is accusing its own military officers of sabotaging the battle against Boko Haram, reports say.

Ten generals and five other senior officers were put on trial in courts-martial and found guilty of giving ammunition and secret information to the same Islamist radical group that had shocked the world by abducting the girls from a village school in northeastern Nigeria in April, according to Nigerian media reports.

A Nigerian military spokesman denied the reports. But the reports were the latest sign of dissent and confusion in Nigeria's notoriously corrupt army, which has repeatedly failed to defeat Boko Haram in a series of brutal campaigns over the past five years.

President Goodluck Jonathan and his loyalists have repeatedly alleged that Boko Haram is supported by sympathizers in the Nigerian military and the federal and state governments.

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