U.S. Increasingly Concerned Over Nigerian Election
The Obama administration is grappling with the most effective way to press for a fair and peaceful election next month in Nigeria. According to ThisDay, a leading Lagos daily, a high-level visit to Nigeria is planned and there is a possibility Secretary of State John Kerry may go to meet with the country's two leading presidential candidates as well as the head of the election commission charged with conducting the voting. A visit to Washington by General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) the leading opposition presdiential candidate, scheduled to take place on January 26, has been postponed.
This Day, 23 January 2015
The much-advertised invitation to a public lecture by the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) by the United States-based Centre… Read more »
VOA, 23 January 2015
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is going to Nigeria to meet with the country's two leading presidential candidates and to urge that next month's elections are free and fair. Read more »