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Nigerian Lawmakers Consider State of Emergency Renewal

Nigerian legislators are reviewing the president's request for a second six-month extension to the state of emergency in the northeast.  But political opposition to the president's request is growing. Northern politicians say the federal government needs to shift its strategy for combatting Boko Haram terrorists. Nigeria's National Assembly voted unanimously to renew the state of emergency for the first time in November.   But this time, several lawmakers,...

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