Phone black­out lifted

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - WORLD -

MAIDUGURI, Nige­ria: Nige­ria has lifted a cell­phone black­out on the Is­lamist mil­i­tant strong­hold of Maiduguri, say­ing there were signs of im­prov­ing se­cu­rity af­ter months of blasts and at­tacks.

Signals were cut in the re­mote north­east­ern town and sur­round­ing states in May in a bid to dis­rupt the ac­tiv­i­ties of the Is­lamist Boko Haram sect, whose in­sur­gency has

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