Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan declares a state of emergency during a live broadcast on state television on Tuesday. Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty hide caption

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Nigeria Declares State Of Emergency In 3 States

Nigeria has been accused of doing "too little, too late" to stem militant Islamist violence, and President Goodluck Jonathan has acknowledged he's not fully in control.

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One of the three churches bombed on Sunday in northern Nigeria by Boko Haram, triggering reprisal killings. Olu Ajayi/AP hide caption

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Onlookers view the wreckage of a car bomb that exploded outside a church near Madalla, Nigeria on Christmas Day, 2011 killing scores of people. Boko Haram claimed responsibility for the attack. Sunday Aghaeze/AP hide caption

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