In the press

Nigeria: 'Thinking beyond Boko Haram'

The day after the declaration of martial law in Thailand, reaction in the Thai press is that it will not succeed in turning the country around. One commentator says the move can "cure diarrhoea but not the infection". We look, too, at the Nigerian press. A comment piece by a former minister argues the north of the country should get irrigation and agriculture projects to develop the local economy and so "give people something to live for". And two papers lead with exclusives on Syria. Join us.