Nigeria extends military rule in northeast

Locals say state of emergency, meant to allow army to fight Boko Haram, is pointless and ruining the economy.

    Nigeria has declared a six-month extension of the state of emergency in areas where troops are fighting members of the armed group Boko Haram. Residents in those regions are furious over the extension.
     
    Al Jazeera's Yvonne Ndege reports from Yola in the country's northeast.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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