Arrest warrant out for British-born Boko Haram deserter

Nigeria has issued an international arrest warrant for a British-born Boko Haram deserter, who is a suspect in two bombings in Abuja that killed at least 90 people, government officials said.

The scene of a car bomb blast which killed scores in Nyanya, Abuja. Credit: REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

A reward of £91,000 was offered for information leading to the arrest of Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche and another man, Rufai Abubakar Tsiga, both suspected members of Boko Haram, the Islamist group that kidnapped 276 girls from their school last month.

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