United States will finance the establishment of a 24 hour television channel that will be used to fight militant and terror group Boko Haram.
The 24-hour satellite TV channel in northern Nigeria is a counter insurgency strategy that will fight the militant Islamist Boko Haram and other groups in the region.
The militants continue to kill and bomb indiscriminately in Nigeria with recent killings in several villages left over 200 people dead.
U.S. official confirmed the project was under way.
United States support Nigerian efforts to provide an attractive alternative to the messaging of violent extremists, US officials confirmed.