U.S.-backed TV channel seeks to counter extremism in Nigeria

By Agence France-Presse
Saturday, June 7, 2014 14:13 EDT
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US-backed TV channel seeks to counter extremism in Nigeria (via AFP)

A new TV channel soon to launch with US financial backing in northern Nigeria aims to counter the growing influence of radical Islamist groups like Boko Haram, the US State Department said Saturday. The project started last year and is set to begin…

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