Nigeria: Authorities Pay Tribute to Slain Soldiers, Support Families – AuthenticAfrican

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[VOA] Nigerian authorities have been battling the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram, for a decade in a conflict that has cost the lives of an estimated 35,000 people. In a ceremony over the weekend, Nigeria marked Armed Forces Day by remembering the soldiers killed in the battle against the insurgency.