Four weeks on, Boko Haram has indeed succeeded in catching the world's attention. Monday's images purporting to show kidnapped high school girls in north-east Nigeria forcibly converted to Islam was followed hours later by US jets conducting reconnaissance flights over the area. With support now coming in from London and elsewhere, Nigeria's president will travel to Paris on Saturday where his French counterpart will host a summit on regional security. How effective is all this outside help?
Producer, World Memory Project
Director of Phobos International
Columnist for the Nigerian newspaper 'Vanguard'
President, Civil Rights Congress