n Africa Conflict Monitor - Nigeria's counter-insurgency after the election - : West Africa - issue in focus

Volume 2015, Issue 05
  • ISSN : 2311-6943


Nigeria's elections resulted in a shock defeat for incumbent Goodluck Jonathan and the long-reigning People's Democratic Party. President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, inherits a troubled economy, a corruption-wracked government, and above all, a challenging conflict with Boko Haram insurgents. A new government could, however, herald a fresh start for efforts to decisively neutralise the threat posed by the terror group.

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