Insight: Rage over bad governance fuels Nigeria Islamists

KANO, Nigeria (Reuters) – Few in Nigeria’s second city of Kano would admit to supporting the Islamist insurgents waging a bloody northern rebellion against the central government in Abuja. But when Boko Haram talks of sweeping away the corrupt old order and creating an Islamic state to rule Nigeria fairly, the idea finds resonance with millions of desperate, struggling Nigerians in the north who feel the state has failed them. …

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