Hydra-Headed Violence Haunts Nigeria as Economy Weakens

  • Militants hit oil region, while secessionist sentiment rises
  • Army troops deployed across nation to halt spreading attacks

Just as Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari appeared to be gaining the upper hand against the Boko Haram Islamist insurgency, more rebellions have exploded across Africa’s most populous nation while the government grapples with the worst economic crisis in decades.

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