Nigeria's 'Royal Fathers' Seek Constitutional Role

Technically, Nigeria is a democracy and a federation of states. But many Nigerians say kings and clerics govern their daily lives, not elected officials. Nigerian royals say they are guardians of the common man, and lawmakers are reviewing a bill that would formalize their role in government. In Sokoto, the home of Nigeria’s most famous traditional ruler, the Sultan of Sokoto, locals say their ...
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Added November 06, 2012
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