Nigerian President Overhauls Military Leadership

Nigerian President Goodluck JonathanNigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has replaced his chief of defense and the heads of the country’s army, navy and air force.
A statement Thursday gave no reason for the sweeping overhaul.

The move comes as Nigeria struggles with a four-and-a-half-year insurgency by the militant group Boko Haram. A bombing Tuesday in the group’s home city of Maiduguri killed at least 43 people.

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