27th December - Law News

1828th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Wishing a Merry Christmas and a very happy new year to all our readers! May the season of religiosity and goodwill bring peace, justice and equality for all.

Today's video story: The President of Nigeria promised to defeat Boko Haram before 2017. With the new year just a few days away, Muhammadu Buhari says he's delivered. Army commanders announced fighters have been forced from all their strongholds. It isn't the first time the government has claimed to defeat Boko Haram. Fighters who are waging war against what they consider western influence - and trying to impose their version of Islam - still control large parts of the rural north east. Boko Haram fighters who have fled Nigeria have reportedly regrouped in neighbouring countries. What does that mean for Nigeria and its neighbours?

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