Goodluck Jonathan vows to crush Boko Haram
Following the deadly attacks by the radical group the president declared a state of emergency in Nigeria.
Last Modified: 01 Jan 2012 00:25

Nigeria's President has declared a state of emergency after a series of attacks by Boko Haram.
Goodluck Jonathan vowed to crush the group as he visited the victims of a Christmas Day church bombing that left 37 people dead.
It will  mean the closure of the country's borders with Niger, Cameroon, and Chad.
Al Jazeera's Ahmed Idris reports from Abuja.

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