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In Nigeria, a Familiar Debate Resurfaces

Sep 9, 2016 | 09:00 GMT
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari (L) talks with rival politician Atiku Abubakar in Lagos.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari (L) talks with rival politician Atiku Abubakar in Lagos.
(PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

Striking a balance among Nigeria's numerous opposing forces has been a constant and formidable challenge for its leaders, and many have failed. In the years following the country's independence, a string of military governments slowly amassed power in an attempt to forge a more cohesive nation....

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