Nigerian President Seeks U.S. Aid To Fight Boko Haram
Just ahead of the Nigerian election, President Goodluck Jonathan is calling for an increase in U.S. aid to fight terrorist group Boko Haram.By Sebastian Martinez | February 15, 2015
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan is making the case for U.S. intervention against terror group Boko Haram in his country's north.
The group poses the biggest threat facing his re-election, with the country heading to the polls in late March, after two delays. (Video via CCTV)
Jonathan made his comments in an interview with The Wall Street Journal, asking the paper: "Why can’t they come to Nigeria? ... They are our friends. If Nigeria has a problem, then I expect the U.S. to come and assist us."