Nigeria: Sukur Kingdom fights to preserve UNESCO status

A kingdom in northern Nigeria is trying to recover three years after a devastating attack by Boko Haram.

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    A kingdom in northern Nigeria is trying to recover three years after a devastating attack by Boko Haram.

    The people of Sukur Kingdom fear they may lose their UNESCO World Heritage status after fighters destroyed 500-year-old buildings and artefacts.

    Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from the Mandara Mountains of Adamawa State.


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