Nigerian President Appeals for Help Against Boko Haram

Nigeria’s president Goodluck Jonathan calls the Nigerian-based Islamist terror group Boko Haram a threat to all of west, north and central Africa.

In an interview with CNN television Wednesday, Jonathan called on the rest of the world to work with Nigeria to contain the group. He said Boko Haram members have gone to northern Mali, which is under control of al-Qaida-linked extremists.

The president denies that alleged corruption in Nigeria is helping fuel the violence. He also denies …