Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau (centre). Photo: AFP

Nigeria seeks French help to fight Islamists after massacre kills 43 students

After an attack by Boko Haram militants killed 43 students in Nigeria's northeast, the country's information minister calls on its African neighbours and France for support.

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Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau (centre). Photo: AFP
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