Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan
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Nigeria's president declares emergency

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has declared a state of emergency in parts of the country following attacks from the Islamist group Boko Haram.

The measure is in force is areas of the Yobe and Borno states in the north-east, Plateau state in central Nigeria and Niger state in the east.

Tomi Oladipo reports.

  • 01 Jan 2012
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