This appears to be an attempt to pressure the magazine through its home government and diplomatic channels. Or, so a source in the presidency thinks.
In its first official response to the viral Economist’s article, “A crime scene in the heart of Africa: Insurgency, secessionism and banditry threaten Nigeria,” the Nigerian Presidency has admitted that the international magazine was correct in a number of ways, but claimed that they got a lot of points wrong.
The Nigerian Army has been rattled by a recent article published by The Economist, a London based magazine, titled “The Crime Scene at the Heart of Africa: Insurgency, Secessionism and Banditry Threaten Nigeria.”
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