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Boko Haram suspects finally get their day in court
By Ola AWONIYI
Kainji, Nigeria, Feb 14, 2018 (AFP) - The prosecution only called one witness against Abba Umar. He said the defendant, if released, would likely go back to Boko Haram's hideout in Sambisa Forest in northeast Nigeria.
But Umar had already done himself no favours. He had pleaded not guilty yet described himself as an "Islamic warrior" and a "commander of the Islamic army".
Curious faces peered around the door or through ...