Nigeria military dismisses Boko Haram 'propaganda'

Nigerian director of defence information Brigadier-General Chris Olukolade speaks about the activities of the army's special operations Joint Task Force in three states where a state of emergency was declared by the Nigerian President, during an interview in Abuja, on May 30, 2013. The leader of Islamist extremist group Boko Haram claims in a video obtained by AFP on May 28 that Nigerian soldiers have retreated during an ongoing military offensive while insurgents have sustained little damage. T





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