U.S Air Force Brig. Gen. Dagvin R.M. Anderson meets with Mauritanian Lt. Mouhamed Cheikh El-Emine during the opening days of Flintlock 20 near Atar, Mauritania, Feb. 17, 2020. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Clara Soria-Hernandez)

U.S. Warns Nigeria About Incoming al-Qaeda Terrorists

The United States has warned the Nigerian government about the possible entrance of the Arab jihadist group, Al-Qaeda, in the northwestern region.

While speaking during a digital press briefing on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, the commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, Africa, Major General Dagvin Anderson, warned that the terrorist group is making in-roads into Nigeria and other African countries.

He said the sharing of intelligence with the Nigerian government has been vital to providing an understanding on terrorist activities in the country.

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