Nigeria's Maiduguri University digs trench to keep out Boko Haram

The University of Maiduguri in north-eastern Nigeria has taken drastic measures after a spate of attacks from Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

It is digging a trench 27km (17 miles) long around its campus to keep the jihadists out.

Reporter: Martin Patience

Video journalist: Ayo Bello

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