16 Jan 2012 06:00
Anti-establishment rage drives protests, sectarian violence
Fears that fractured nation could again be headed for civil war
But political settlement may still pull it back from brink
By Tim Cocks
LAGOS, Jan 15 (Reuters) - "Nigeria is not Animal Farm!" read one placard brandished during days of furious fuel price protests by Nigerians which have combined with a violent Islamist insurgency to move Africa's top oil producer closer to what many fear may be a breaking point.
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