US President Barack Obama has pledged to support his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari in the fight against Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

In the first meeting between the two since Mr Buhari’s election, Mr Obama said the Nigerian leader had a “very clear agenda” for defeating extremism.

The US has committed $5 million to the fight against Boko Haram since Mr Buhari came to power.

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