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Nigeria's Jonathan Seeks Re-Election Amid Insurgency, Other Challenges

To say it hasn’t been an easy four years for Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan would be an understatement. Endemic corruption, an economy weighed down by sinking oil prices, and most of all, the brutal Boko Haram insurgency may turn out to be millstones that prevent him from being re-elected on March 28. The government's struggle to end the nearly six-year insurgency in particular has fueled opposition to Jonathan and raised the prospects for his main challenger, former military...

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