What They're Saying: Nigerian Brigadier-General Nicholas Rogers

"Our action is not to stop Nigerians ... in the state watching the World Cup. It is to protect their lives."

-- Brigadier-General Nicholas Rogers in Yola, the capital of Adamawa state, regularly hit by raids by Islamist sect Boko Haram on the decision to shut down all venues preparing to screen World Cup games. (Reuters)
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