Jonah Fisher walking in front of badly damaged building, Maiduguri
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Nigerian government says Islamist group 'will be history'

21 June 2011 Last updated at 06:42 BST

The Nigerian government has pledged to crack down on radical Islamist group Boko Haram, saying they will be history within a few months.

The group, which is fighting for Islamic rule in the the north of Nigeria, detonated a bomb at national police headquarters in Abuja last week and killed a nurse in the north-eastern city of Maiduguri on Monday.

Jonah Fisher reports from the Boko Haram heartland of Maiduguri.