Tue, 7 March 2017
Nigeria is sorely beset, by an internal war with the Islamist radical terrorist group Boko Haram, by a budget crisis caused by low oil prices, and by corruption in government and human rights abuses by the military. Meanwhile, says AP Lagos Bureau Chief Michelle Faul, President Mohammadu Buhari is out of the country getting medical care in London. In Nigeria there is one state-of-the-art hospital, reserved for high government officials…all the rest are considered short-cuts to the cemetery. Africa’s biggest and potentially richest country is in deep trouble.